R | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Amidst the war climate, a teenage boy discovering himself becomes love-stricken by Malèna, a sensual woman living in a small, narrow-minded Italian town.
Plot resembles to Summer 42 (1971).
But he'll have no pockets!
When he is peeping Malena first time at her apartment, Its night time outside. But inside its definitely daylight all around.
The movie is dedicated to Tornatore's Father
Original Italian version (rated VM14, suitable for people 14 years and over) runs 108 minutes. Miramax cut 16 minutes of the film down to a running time of around 92 minutes, in order to obtain an R rating. Gone or shortened were many of Renato's dream sequences with Malena which involve a lot more nudity than in the cut version.
Italian, English, Latin, Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
$62,282 25 December 2000