R | | Drama
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.
Giuseppe Tornatore acknowledged in the DVD's special features that old Salvatore (played by Jacques Perrin) looked nothing like young Salvatore
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.
While Toto is in the Italian army, he is shown with a close-cropped military haircut. After he is discharged and returns home, his hair is suddenly long again. That's because he spent a year in the military; more than enough time for his hair to grow back.
$16,552 (USA) (11 November 2013)