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    Unique ID Code: 0000120085
    Added by: David Beckett
    Added on: 3/9/2009 11:47
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    Cinema Paradiso

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    A celebration of youth, friendship, and the everlasting magic of the movies.
    Certificate: PG
    Running Time: 124
    Retail Price: £22.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    An internationally famous film director, Salvatore, returns home to the Sicilian village where he grew up to attend the funeral of Alfredo, his old friend, mentor and father figure who was the projectionist at the local cinema throughout Salvatore's childhood. The visit, his first in 30 years, sparks sentimental memories, both good and bad, of friendship, his discovery of the joys of cinema, and of his first love, the beautiful Elena. As Salvatore reminisces about the highs and lows that shaped his life, he begins to reconnect with the community he left behind.

    A charming and heart-warming tale of life's many passions seen through the eyes of a young boy and the man he becomes, CINEMA PARADISO has touched audiences the world over. Expertly and lovingly directed by Giuseppe Tornatore (Malèna; The Legend of 1900), the film features perfectly judged performances by Jacques Perrin (The Brotherhood Of The Wolf; Everybody's Fine) as the adult Salvatore, Philippe Noiret (Il Postino) as Alfredo, and Marco Leonardi (Texas Rangers; The Stendhal Syndrome; Like Water For Chocolate) and Salvatore Cascio (The Pope Must Die; Everybody's Fine) as the teenage and pre-adolescent Salvatore, respectively.

    Special Features:
    • A Bear And A Mouse In Paradise - Documentary
    • The Kissing Scene
    • Original Trailer
    • Stills Gallery
    • Isolated Score

    Video Tracks:
    1080p Widescreen 1.66:1

    Audio Tracks:
    DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 Italian
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 Italian

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Giuseppe Tornatore

    Written By:

    Antonella Attili
    Enzo Cannavale
    Isa Danieli
    Leo Gullotta
    Marco Leonardi
    Pupella Maggio
    Agnese Nano
    Leopoldo Trieste
    Salvatore Cascio
    Tano Cimarosa
    Nicola Di Pinto
    Roberta Lena
    Nino Terzo
    Jacques Perrin
    Philippe Noiret

    Soundtrack By:
    Ennio Morricone

    Director of Photography:
    Blasco Giurato

    Mario Morra

    Costume Designer:
    Beatrice Bordone

    Production Designer:
    Andrea Crisanti

    Mino Barbera
    Franco Cristaldi
    Giovanna Romagnoli

    Arrow Films

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