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Bernardo Bertolucci

Bernardo Bertolucci  

(1940– )Italian film director.Son of the poet and film critic Attilio Bertolucci, Bernardo was born in Parma. As a child he wrote poetry and his first volume of verse, In Search of Mystery, won a ...
Federico Fellini

Federico Fellini  

(1920–94)began his career as a film-maker under the shadow of Neorealism, but already in La strada (1954) affirmed a distinctive poetic streak. La dolce vita, which won the Palme ...
Mary Pickford

Mary Pickford  

1893–1979)Canadian-born US film star of the silent screen.Pickford was born in Toronto and at the age of five was touring on stage as ‘Baby Gladys’. At fourteen she was starring on Broadway in The ...
Michelangelo Antonioni

Michelangelo Antonioni  

(1912– )Italian film director. His films concentrate upon the study of character and, through the use of complex metaphoric plots and masterful camera-work, illuminate such themes as suicide and ...
Roberto Rossellini

Roberto Rossellini  

(1906–1977)Italian film director, known for his neorealist films and his controversial marriage to Ingrid Bergman.Rossellini, who was born in Rome, began as a writer, amateur film-maker, and a maker ...

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