March 16, 1941 – November 26, 2018

Age: 77
Hometown: Parma, Kingdom of Italy
Cause of Death: Cancer

Although he may be gone, his legacy will live on in his work forever.


1972 “The Conformist” Nominated Best Adapted Screenplay
1974 “Last Tango in Paris” Nominated Best Directing
1988 “The Last Emperor” Won Best Adapted Screenplay
Won Best Directing


1962 La Commare Secca   Also writer
1964 Before the Revolution   Also writer
1966 Il canale Documentary short Also concept
1967 How to Win a Billion… and Get Away with It   Writer only
1967 La via del petrolio TV Series documentary (3 Episodes) Also writer
1968 Partner   Also writer
1968 Once Upon a Time in the West   From a story by
1969 Love and Anger Segment “Agonia” Also writer
1970 The Conformist   Also writer
1970 The Spider’s Stratagem   Also writer
1971 La salute è malata Documentary short  
1971 L’inchiesta Televison movie Writer only
1972 Last Tango in Paris   Also writer
1976 1900   Also writer
1976 Il silenzio è complicità Documentary Writer only
1979 Luna
  Also writer
1981 Tragedy of a Ridiculous Man   Also writer
1984 L’addio a Enrico Berlinguer Documentary  
1985 Cartoline dalla Cina TV Short documentary Also writer
1987 The Last Emperor   Also writer
1989 12 registi per 12 città Documentary
(Segment “Bologna”)
1990 The Sheltering Sky   Also writer
1993 Little Buddha   Story by
1996 Stealing Beauty   Story by
1998 Besieged   Also writer
2001 The Triumph of Love   Writer only
2002 Ten Minutes Older: The Cello Segment “Histoire d’eaux” Also writer
2006 The Dreamers    
2012 Me and You   Also writer
2013 Venice 70: Future Reloaded Documentary
(Segment “Scarpette rosse”)

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