Definition of Pasolini, Pier Paolo in US English:

Pasolini, Pier Paolo

proper noun

  • (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).

Pronunciation

Pasolini, Pier Paolo

/ˌpasəˈlēnē/