Sorrentino, Paolo

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Sorrentino, Paolo Gender: M
born on 31 May 1970 at 23:50 (= 11:50 PM )
Place Napoli, Italy, 40n51, 14e17
Timezone CEST h2e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Discepolo
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Paolo Sorrentino
photo: Pietro Luca Cassarino, license cc-by-sa-4.0


Italian film director, screenwriter and writer. His 2013 film La Grande Bellezza won the Academy Award, the Golden Globe and the BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Language Film. In Italy he was honored with five David di Donatello and six Nastro d'Argento.

Sorrentino's direction and screenplays, including Il divo, The Consequences of Love, The Family Friend, This Must Be the Place and the 2016 TV series The Young Pope, have received three Cannes Lions, three Venice Film Festival Awards and four European Film Awards.

He works with authors and producers including Francesca Cima and Nicola Giuliano, Toni Servillo and Luca Bigazzi. Actors in his films have included Sabrina Ferilli, Fanny Ardant, Isabella Ferrari, Elena Sofia Ricci, Sean Penn, Frances McDormand, Riccardo Scamarcio, Jude Law, Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Nanni Moretti, Carlo Verdone, Antonio Albanese and Frank Langella.

He has also worked with songwriters Antonello Venditti, Paloma Faith and Mark Kozelek and written three books which were published in Italian.

He is married to Daniela D'Antonio. They have two children.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Starkman quotes Ciro Discepolo's blog of 22 May 2015: "From birth certificate shown, but not issued, by the registry office". [1]


  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script