Bernardo Bertolucci

Oscar-Winning Director Bernardo Bertolucci Dead at 77

ROME (AP) — 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.

21st February 1978: Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci, whose best known films include 'Last Tango In Paris' and 'The Last Emperor' which won nine Academy Awards. (Photo by Chris Moorhouse/Evening Standard/Getty Images)