Italian director and writer known for his 1972 film Last Tango in Paris. His additional works are the Dreamers, The Conformist, as well as the Last Emperor. As a teenager, he received the exclusive Premio Viareggio for his fiction composing. He received the honorary Palme d’Or in the starting ceremony through the Cannes Film Event in 2011. His 1st relationship was to celebrity Adriana Asti. He later on married English screenwriter Clare Peploe. His film Last Tango In Paris starred Marlon Brando.