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Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso) (1988)

Cinema Paradiso
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Antonella Attili

Antonella Attili

Maria Di Vita - Younger
Enzo Cannavale

Enzo Cannavale

Spaccafico
Marco Leonardi

Marco Leonardi

Salvatore 'Totò' Di Vita - Teenager
Pupella Maggio

Pupella Maggio

Maria Di Vita - Older
Agnese Nano

Agnese Nano

Elena Mendola
Leopoldo Trieste

Leopoldo Trieste

Father Adelfio


Written by (View all)
Vanna Paoli

Vanna Paoli

collaborating writer


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Cinema Paradiso - Ennio Morricone - Cena Final do Filme

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Life isn't like in the movies.Life is much harder.

6 years, 9 months ago at Aug 19 12:01
4 votes
''Life isn't like in the movies. Life... is much harder.''

A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist.

Salvatore Cascio: Salvatore 'Toto' Di Vita - Child

Cinema Paradiso is one of those films you hear made in some kind of reference too ma... read more

The cinema as a paradise

7 years, 4 months ago at Jan 19 22:08
1 vote
This movie is mostly about the flashback of a well-renowned director of his childhood growing up as little boy and his love with the movies after hearing the news of the dead of Alfredo, a projectionist. The director whose name is Salvatore Di Vita or lovingly known by people who saw him grew up as Toto has his whole life evolved around the movie house which is the Cinema Paradiso. It also touches... read more

The Ultimate Movie Lovers' Movie

2 years, 1 month ago at Apr 23 1:09
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Cinema Paradiso perfectly captures the obsessive and domineering power cinema has over its dedicated fans and their lives. Just like how our main character Toto becomes enchanted and engulfed by the movies, Cinema Paradiso is a movie which succeeds in doing just that.

The movie follows the relationship of a child, Toto, with Alfredo, a projectionist at the local cinema, who becomes ... read more
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A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist.
Release date: 23 February 1990
UPC: 026359037627
Drama (18), Italy (17), Italian (14), 1988 (12), Cinema (10), 1980s (9), Romance (8), Coming Of Age (6), Comedy (5), French (5), Movies (4), Foreign (4), Fire (4), France (4), Friendship (4), World Cinema (3), Showbiz (3), (2), Church (2), Male Female Relationship (2)
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“Cinema Paradiso perfectly captures the obsessive and domineering power cinema has over its dedicated fans and their lives. Just like how our main character Toto becomes enchanted and engulfed by the movies, Cinema Paradiso is a movie which succeeds in doing just that.

The movie follows the relationship of a child, Toto, with Alfredo, a projectionist at the local cinema, who becomes a father figure for Toto. Alfredo himself is very much a mythical character. He has no back story or even a surname, yet he succeeds in being one of the most unforgettable characters in film history. Don’t we all want an Alfredo in our lives?

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