Cinema Paradiso

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  • PG
  • Genre(s): Romance Drama
  • Release year: 1988
  • Running time: 124 min
This multi award-winning homage to the love of cinema tells the story of Salvatore, now a successful film director, returning home for the funeral of Alfredo, his old friend who was projectionist at the local cinema throughout his childhood. read more
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This multi award-winning homage to the love of cinema tells the story of Salvatore, now a successful film director, returning home for the funeral of Alfredo, his old friend who was projectionist at the local cinema throughout his childhood. Soon memories of his first love affair with the beautiful Elena and all the high and lows that shaped his life come flooding back, as Salvatore reconnects with the community he left 30 years earlier.

Original Release

11/17/1988

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Cast

Philippe Noiret Alfredo
Jacques Perrin Salvatore 'Totò' Di Vita - Adult
Marco Leonardi Salvatore 'Totò' Di Vita - Teenager
Salvatore Cascio Salvatore 'Totò' Di Vita - Child
Pupella Maggio Maria Di Vita - Older
Antonella Attili Maria Di Vita - Younger
Agnese Nano Elena Mendola
Enzo Cannavale Spaccafico
Isa Danieli Anna
Leo Gullotta Usher
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Giuseppe Tornatore

Writers

Giuseppe Tornatore, Richard Epcar, Vanna Paoli

Cast

Philippe Noiret Alfredo
Jacques Perrin Salvatore 'Totò' Di Vita - Adult
Marco Leonardi Salvatore 'Totò' Di Vita - Teenager
Salvatore Cascio Salvatore 'Totò' Di Vita - Child
Pupella Maggio Maria Di Vita - Older
Antonella Attili Maria Di Vita - Younger
Agnese Nano Elena Mendola
Enzo Cannavale Spaccafico
Isa Danieli Anna
Leo Gullotta Usher
Leopoldo Trieste Father Adelfio
Tano Cimarosa Blacksmith
Nicola di Pinto Village Idiot
Roberta Lena Lia
Nino Terzo Peppino's Father
Brigitte Fossey Elena Mendola - Adult
Mariella Lo Giudice
Beatrice Palme
Franco Catalano
Giuseppe Tornatore Projectionist

Producers

Editors

Mario Morra

1990 Oscar Best Foreign Language Film Won
1990 Golden Globe Best Foreign Language Film Won
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