Never having been awarded a prize at Cannes, Bernardo Bertolucci was finally awarded an honorary Palme d’Or by jury head Robert De Niro at the opening of this year’s festival. Filmmakers Carlo Lavagna and Roberto de Paolis provide a revealing interview with the 70 Year old master of Italian cinema for Nowness. Bertolucci at his home in Rome. “Why this award?” he asks. “It’s nice that a festival makes this sort of autocritique”, he smiles. A beautiful, elegaic interview by Lavagna and de Paolis.