Cinema Paradiso

Successful movie director Salvatore returns to his rural Sicilian village after 30 years to attend the funeral of a dear friend and former mentor who advised him, all those years ago, to forsake his humble origins and journey to Rome to make a life for himself. CINEMA PARADISO wallows in nostalgia for a mythic moviegoing past that it serves up in self-infatuated...read more

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Cinema Paradiso - Trailer
01:38 — Award-winning Italian story of a Sicilian boy's friendship with the grizzled projectionist of a local moviehouse in the late 1940's.
Cinema Paradiso - Official Trailer
01:50 — Award-winning Italian story of a Sicilian boy's friendship with the grizzled projectionist of a local moviehouse in the late 1940's.
(Movie Clip) The Saints Just Watch
Altar boy Salvatore (Cascio), who will grow up to be a famous director, doing serious business with Fr. Adelfio (Leopoldo Trieste) in WWII Sicily, res (more…)
(Movie Clip) Verso La Vita
We discover what Fr. Adelfio (Leopoldo Trieste) was rushing off to do, censor the new movie in the Sicilian wartime town, altar-boy Salvatore (Cascio) (more…)

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  • Released: 1988
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Successful movie director Salvatore returns to his rural Sicilian village after 30 years to attend the funeral of a dear friend and former mentor who advised him, all those years ago, to forsake his humble origins and journey to Rome to make a life for him… (more)

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