Cinema Paradiso (1988)

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A filmmaker recalls his childhood when falling in love with the pictures at the cinema of his home village and forms a deep friendship with the cinema's projectionist.


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  • Salvatore Cascio and Philippe Noiret in Cinema Paradiso (1988)
  • Jacques Perrin in Cinema Paradiso (1988)
  • Marco Leonardi in Cinema Paradiso (1988)
  • Philippe Noiret in Cinema Paradiso (1988)
  • Agnese Nano and Jacques Perrin in Cinema Paradiso (1988)
  • Marco Leonardi in Cinema Paradiso (1988)

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Giuseppe Tornatore photographed over 300 young Sicilian boys in his attempt to find an actor to play young Salvatore before he eventually cast Salvatore Cascio in the role.


Quotes

Maria Di Vita - Older: Yes, Salvatore di Vita. You mean you don't know him, Miss? That's right, and I'm his mother. I've been calling from Sicily, all day long. I understand, he's not there.


Goofs

In one scene, scenes from the film ...And God Created Woman are shown. Several scenes later, Salvatore is shown marking a calendar dated 1954. "And God Created Woman" was released in 1956.

Details

Release Date:

23 February 1990

Language

Italian


Country of Origin

Italy, France

Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$16,552 (USA) (11 November 2013)

Gross:

$11,990,401 (USA)

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