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Pasolini, Pier Paolo

Syllabification: Pa·so·li·ni, Pier Paolo
Pronunciation: /ˌpasəˈlēnē, ˌpä-
 
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Definition of Pasolini, Pier Paolo in English:

( 1922–75), Italian movie director and novelist. A Marxist, he drew on his experiences in the slums of Rome for his work, but became recognized for his controversial, bawdy literary adaptations, such as The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964) and The Canterbury Tales (1972).

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