, Known for such films
Last tango in & # 39; Paris (1972) or
The last emperor (1987), died at & # 39; Rome at the age of & # 39; 77 years, indicated Monday the Italian media. The director, considered a master of Italian cinema and world, won the Palm & # 39; Honorable in 2011 in the festival & # 39; Cannes for his breeding career.
The press office & # 39; Bertolucci, Punto e comma, confirmed the death Monday in & # 39; email to The Associated Press. The agency & # 39; the news & # 39; Italian state RAI said the filmatur died accompanied by his family at his home in & # 39; Rome.
The movies & # 39; Bertolucci often explore sexual relationships between characters in a psychological crisis,
as in Last Tango in & # 39; Paris, a movie that had many repercussions and even, years later,
charge of & # 39; abuse of its leading actress, María Schneider.
Bertolucci, who said he was a Marxist, also remained & # 39; deep political and ideological issues, as in
The conformist (1970), which many critics consider his masterpiece. Although he was working with & # 39; some of the main stars of American and international cinema, like Marlon Brando and John Malkovich, Bertolucci has always defended his style against that of the film industry & # 39; Hollywood.
The director, son of the famous writer and poet Attilio Bertolucci, born on 16 & # 39; March, 1941 in a wealthy family in the city & # 39; Parma, north & # 39; Italy. As a young man had a great talent and 21 won the award for poetry and decided to become director.
He began as an assistant to another Italian poet Pier Paolo Pasolini, the first film & # 39; Pasolini,
Accattone, In 1961, photo & # 39; Roman pimp. The debut of the film & # 39; Bertolucci,
The Grim Reaper, in 1962, was an investigation into the killing of & # 39; Roman prostitute given by multiple views.
Agencies AP, AFP and DPA