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The Legend of 1900 (La Leggenda del Pianista sull'Oceano)

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Tim Roth Tim Roth
Novecento
Mélanie Thierry Mélanie Thierry
La ragazza
Bill Nunn Bill Nunn
Danny
Clarence Williams III Clarence Williams III
'Jelly Roll' Morton
Peter Vaughan Peter Vaughan
Negoziante
Niall O Niall O'Brien
Capo del porto
Alberto Vazquez Alberto Vazquez
Machinista messicano


Written by
Giuseppe Tornatore Giuseppe Tornatore
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sheer beauty

16 years, 6 months ago at Aug 20 4:18
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After the second world war, Max sells his trumpet to a store owner. This man lets him play his trumpet for one last time and recognizes a song that was created by "1900" (Tim Roth). Max narrates the story of 1900, his birth, his life, and his achievements. In short, 1900 was a man of extraordinary measures, who could do anything, except be ordinary.

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A good movie

8 years, 4 months ago at Nov 2 8:59
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To be honest, it has been a while since I saw this flick. In fact, if I recall it correctly, I even saw the damned thing in the movie theater when it was released and, after all these years, I wonder why I actually decided to see this flick at the time. My best guess is either because Tim Roth was playing the lead or because it was directed by Giuseppe Tornatore , and, 10 years after ‘Nuovo cine... read more
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A baby boy, discovered in 1900 on an ocean liner, grows into a musical prodigy, never setting foot on land.
Release date: 28 October 1998
UPC: 014381144222
Tags: Drama (6), Piano (6), Music (5), Ship (4), Italy (4), Fantasy (3), (3), Period Film (3), Eccentric (3), Adoption (3), Alessandro Baricco (3), 90's (3), 1998 (3), Romance (3), Historical (3), Friendship (3), Philosophical (2), 1990s (2), Tragicomic (2), Family Without Blood Ties (2)
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" The Legend of 1900 (Italian: La leggenda del pianista sull'oceano, 'The Legend of the Pianist on the Ocean') is a 1998 Italian drama film directed by Giuseppe Tornatore and starring Tim Roth, Pruitt Taylor Vince and Mélanie Thierry. It was Tornatore's first English-language film. The film is inspired by Novecento, a monologue by Alessandro Baricco. The film was nominated for a variety of awards worldwide, winning several for its soundtrack. The Legend of 1900 received mixed critical review"


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