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Cinema Paradiso: The Director's Cut

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Cinema Paradiso
Cinema Paradiso: Luca Diamonte

Cinema Paradiso: The Director's Cut

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
Limited Release Date:
06/14/02
performer:
Philippe Noiret, Jacques Perrin, Salvatore Cascio, Marco Leonardi
director:
Giuseppe Tornatore
distributor:
Miramax
author:
Giuseppe Tornatore
genre:
Drama, Foreign Language

We gave it a B-

Giuseppe Tornatore’s 1990 Foreign Film Oscar winner mapped the tumultuous life of Salvatore, a famous filmmaker whose art is inspired by his personal tragedies — so what’s another 51 minutes? Well, for starters, you’ll discover ”what really happened to the love of a lifetime.” Translation: Most of the restored footage in the now-nearly-three-hour comedy-drama is an epilogue to the romance between Salvatore and his adolescent love, Elena.