Cinema Paradiso

Cinema Paradiso

  • R
  • 1988
  • 124 min
  • Italy, France
  • drama, romance

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.

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore

Screenwriter: Giuseppe Tornatore

Stars: Philippe Noiret, Jacques Perrin, Marco Leonardi


  • Giuseppe Tornatore
    Giuseppe Tornatore

    Giuseppe Tornatore (born 27 May 1956) is an Italian film director and screenwriter. Born in Bagheria near Palermo, Tornatore developed an interest in acting and the theatre from at least the age of 16 and put on works by Luigi Pirandello and Eduardo De Filippo. He worked initially as a freelance photographer. Then, switching to cinema, he made his debut with Le minoranze etniche...

Main Cast


Producer: Franco Cristaldi, Giovanna Romagnoli

Editor: Mario Morra

Director Of Photography: Blasco Giurato

Original Music Composer: Ennio Morricone

Costume Design:

Production Design: Andrea Crisanti


Tagline: A celebration of youth, friendship, and the everlasting magic of the movies.

Genres: drama, romance

Certificate: R


Year: 1988

Runtime: 124 min

Country: Italy, France

Language: Italian

Color: Color

Aspect Ratio: 1.66 : 1

Sound Mix: Dolby Digital, Mono