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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
Leo Gullotta Leo Gullotta
Usher
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


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

8 years, 6 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

9 years, 1 month ago at Jan 19 22:08
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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

3 years, 10 months ago at Apr 23 1:09
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*** This review contains spoilers ***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 loca... 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
Tags: Drama (19), Italy (17), Italian (14), 1988 (12), Cinema (10), 1980s (9), Romance (8), Coming Of Age (6), Comedy (5), Fire (5), French (5), Friendship (4), France (4), Foreign (4), Movies (4), World Cinema (3), Showbiz (3), (2), IMDb Top250 (2), Flashback (2)
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