Oscar-Winning Director Bernardo Bertolucci Dies at 77

Credit: Associazione Culturale Cinemazero

(From AP News)

Italian film-maker Bernardo Bertolucci, who won Oscars with “The Last Emperor” and whose erotic drama “Last Tango in Paris” enthralled and shocked the world, died Monday. He was 77. . . .

“He will be remembered among the greatest in Italian and world film,” the Venice Film Festival, which awarded Bertolucci a lifetime achievement award in 2007, said in a statement.

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