Movie: Cinema Paradiso (1988)
“A famous film director returns home to a Sicilian village for the first time after almost 30 years. He reminisces about his childhood at the Cinema Paradiso where Alfredo, the projectionist, first brought about his love of films. He is also reminded of his lost teenage love, Elena, who he had to leave before he left for Rome. Written by Graeme Roy <firstname.lastname@example.org>”
- Director: Giuseppe Tornatore
- Release Date:
23 February 1990 (USA)
- Run Time:
155 min | Italy:173 min (extended version) | 124 min (International version)
- Country: Italy , France
- Genre: Comedy , Drama , Romance See »
Rated R for some sexuality. (director’s cut)
Tagline: A celebration of youth, friendship, and the everlasting magic of the movies.
Trivia: The new film projector installed after the fire accident in the projector room is a model Victoria IV manufactured by Cinemeccanica S.p.a, Milano, Italy.
Goofs: Anachronisms: In one scene, scenes from the film …And God Created Woman (1956) are shown. Several scenes later, Salvatore is shown marking a calendar dated 1954. “And God Created Woman” was released in 1956.