Movie-Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo Cinema Paradiso)-
Italy 1988, - Drama 155 mins. Rated: PG 13
Director: Giuseppe Tornatore
Stars:Philippe Noiret, Salvatore Cascio, Marco Leonardi, Leo Gullotta
Language:Italian with English subtitle
Awards:1989 Special Prize of the Jury at Cannes Film Festival
1990 Oscar Winner for Best Foreign Movie
1990 Golden Globe for Best Foreign Movie
1991 Five BAFTA Awards
And other International prizes
Salvatore De Vita is a little boy living in a small village of Sicily after the II world war. His childhood is marked by the friendship with Alfredo, the projectionist, the passion for Cinema Paradiso and his first love.
Salvatore leaves his village young to become filmmaker and never comes back till the death of his lifetime friend 30 years later. This is the occasion to relive his past as in a flashback. A sentimental movie, set in a beautiful and genuine post-war Sicily.
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