Bernardo Bertolucci, the legendary Italian director of films such as Last Tango in Paris and The Last Emperor, has died aged 77, Italian media reported on Monday.
Bertolucci died of cancer in Rome, ANSA news agency said citing daily Repubblica.
The award-winning director was the son of Italian poet Attilio Bertolucci.
Bertolucci received Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival in 2007. In 2011, he was awarded an honorary Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival. He received two Oscars for his film The Last Emperor.[adrotate banner=”71″]