Bernardo Bertolucci dead at 77 – Oscar-winning director of Last Tango in Paris and The Last Emperor passes away

OSCAR-winning director Bernardo Bertolucci has died aged 77, it has been confirmed.

The Italian film heavyweight died at around 7am local time today.

Bernardo Bertolucci has died aged 77
Bernardo Bertolucci has died aged 77
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His death comes shortly after he was diagnosed with cancer, his spokesperson Flavia Schiavi told BBC.

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