A modern day La Dolce Vita, directed by one of Italy's best directors
Italian director Paolo Sorrentino (, ) helms The Great Beauty starring his regular collaborator Toni Servillo as a Jap Gambardella, a bitter 65-year-old journalist living in Rome, who recollects his youth.
Sorrentino's was awarded the Cannes jury prize in 2008 for its depiction of polarizing Italian political icon Giulio Andreotti.
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