Bernardo Bertolucci, Dead at 77

Bernardo BertolucciBernardo Bertolucci was 77. He was the Oscar-winning Italian director of Last Tango in Paris, The Last Emperor and The Dreamers. 1987’s The Last Emperor won nine Oscars, including best picture and best director for Bertolucci.


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bsmntdwllr73

Butter has never been the same after Marlon Brando's clever use of it in "Last Tango...!!"
P.S., here's a hint for lonely dudes and common smut enthusiasts: "The Dreamers" (2003) was a late period 'pup tent-raiser' from this superb director, if somewhat populated with a little too much wang
(for the ladies and more discerning gents!!!). R.I,P.

November 26, 2018 @ 9:20 AM

Brandon

@bsmntdwllr73

I played bass in "A Little Too Much Wang" for a few years in the early 00s; unfortunately we never charted. In hindsight, maybe it was our repertoire, which consisted only of covers of Barenaked Ladies songs. :)

In all seriousness, "The Dreamers" receives much attention for being a late-career entry, as you say, from a well-regarded legendary director and I thought that "buzz" tended to be stronger than the film itself (which I have seen) - which is "interesting" if not entirely cohesive. Maybe time to revisit it as I'm sure many might do now.

November 27, 2018 @ 7:02 PM

bsmntdwllr73

@Brandon
Great band name, btw!! Always wanted to play bass but I sadly lacked the coordination to play
kazoo or even basic tambourine!!

November 28, 2018 @ 9:33 AM

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