Cinema Paradiso (Blu-ray) (1989)

Cinema Paradiso (Blu-ray)
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Director: Giuseppe Tornatore
Actors: Leopoldo Trieste, Jacques Perrin, Philippe Noiret, Salvatore Ascio

Now available in this deluxe widescreen director's cut, one of the most loved films ever to grace the screen can now be enjoyed on DVD. The story of a lifelong love affair with the movies, Cinema Paradiso tells of a young boy in a small Italian village, where the only pastime is a visit to the movies at the Cinema Paradiso. Enchanted by the flickering images, Salvatore yearns for the secret of the cinema's magic and is overjoyed when Alfredo, the projectionist, agrees to reveal the mysteries of movie-making to him. As their friendship grows, so does Salvatore. Growing older with his good friend and the movies he adores, he learns from them both how to court his first love. He also dreams of making his own films one day. When the day comes for Salvatore to leave the village, Alf redo makes him promise never to look back, just to keep moving forward. Salvatore does just this - for 30 years. Until one day, a message arrives that beckons him back home...

Status: Normal
Run time: 170mins
Origin: FRANCE
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Enhanced
Audio Formats: Italian Dolby Digital 2.0
Subtitles: English

Member Reviews (1)

This is a movie for those who love the sacred art of the cinema. It's nostalgic, heartfelt and beautiful. It lacks with its storyline, but is perfect for what it is trying to achieve, which is a stunning homage to movies! 5 Stars!
Posted Friday, 16 November 2012 See my other reviews
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