Paolo Sorrentino is an Italian director, screenwriter and film producer . Paolo Sorrentino was born on May 31, 1970, and is currently 53 years old. Over the years, he has won several awards some of which include a Golden Globe, four European Film Awards, a BAFTA Award, eight David di Donatello, and eight Nastri d’argento .
It must be noted that in 2010, Paolo Sorrentino made his debut in the literary world with Have Everyone Right, a novel third in the 2010 Strega Prize.
He presented six of his films at the Cannes Film Festival. At the Cannes Film Festival, he won the Jury Prize for Il Divo. The same film was also nominated for an Oscar for best make-up.
Later in 2014, another film by Paolo Sorrentino, The Great Beauty was able to win two awards. These two awards are the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film and the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film.
The film also won the BAFTA for film, not in English. It must also be noted that The Great Beauty also won four European Film Awards 2013, nine David di Donatello 2014 and six Nastri d’argento 2013.
Paolo Sorrentino wrote and directed his eighth film and second film shot in English in 2015. The film was titled Youth and it had the likes of Michael Caine, Rachel Weisz and Harvey Keitel as part of the cast.
Youth won three European Film Awards including Best Film and in 2016, Paolo Sorrentino wrote and directed The Young Pope. The Young Pope was a TV series that starred Jude Law, Diane Keaton and Silvio Orlando. The series was produced by Sky Atlantic and HBO.
Paolo Sorrentino was the proud winner of the Silver Lion – Grand Jury Prize at the 78th Venice International Film Festival, with the film È stato la mano di Dio in 2021.
Paolo Sorrentino Parents
The parents of Paolo Sorrentino are reported to have died in their sleep. This was due to an accidental carbon monoxide leak.
The names of the parents of Paolo Sorrentino are yet to be updated. Paolo Sorrentino studied at the Faculty of Economics and Business, at the age of 25 he decided to work in the world of cinema.
Paolo Sorrentino got married to the journalist Daniela D’Antonio in 2021, and they have two children, Anna and Carlo.