The Fellini award is conferred to one of the most important film directors and screenwriters of all times. One of the most famed and beloved Italian authors in the world, the winner – among hundreds of awards – of nine Academy Awards with his marvelous film “The Last Emperor”. Marvelous as his three films, presented at Bif&st: “The Spider’s Stratagem”, “The Conformist” and “Last Tango in Paris”.
Bernardo Bertolucci is an author who, since he was young – he debuted at 21 with “The Grim Reaper” – has pursued with rigor and perseverance, film after film, an inspiration that speaks to the world, leaving a deep mark in the conscience of millions of people. His entire cinema is a synonym of freedom: he is an attentive, foresighted and open minded intellectual, and he is among the very few who influenced entire generations of audiences and filmmakers.
Bernardo Bertolucci is one of the few film directors capable of generating beauty, intelligence and such broad seduction and fascination.