About

Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty.

7.8
99
Directed by

Paolo Sorrentino

Written by

Paolo Sorrentino (Screenplay)
Umberto Contarello (Screenplay)

Runtime

142 minutes

Country

Italy

Language

Italian

Cast

Keywords

art love nightclub based on novel or book church journalist drugs party alcohol artist beauty rome italy birthday aging giraffe vatican flamingo

Lists

#181 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#64 on The 21st Century’s 100 greatest films BBC

Awards

Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film of the Year