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DVD ; Widescreen ; New version.

A filmmaker returns to his Sicilian hometown for the first time in thirty years and looks back on his life. As a young boy he was befriended by the projectionist at the movie theater, the Cinema Paradiso. As he grew up, he learned to love films, and was encouraged by his good friend to pursue his dream of one day making movies.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780788841347
  • ISBN: 0788841343
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 174 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: DVD ; Widescreen ; New version.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Miramax Home Entertainment, [2003]
  • Distributor: Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released in Italy in 1988 at 155 minutes; pulled and shortened to 123 minutes. This cut version won the Special Jury Prize at the 1989 Cannes festival and the 1990 Best Foreign Film Oscar. In 2002 a 174 minute director's cut was released theatrically. This disc includes the 123 min. and 174 min. versions.
Formatted Contents Note:
Side A. New version (174 min.) -- Side B. Original cut version (123 min.).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photography, Blasco Giurato ; editor, Mario Morra ; music, Ennio Morricone.
Participant or Performer Note:
Philippe Noiret, Jacques Perrin, Antonella Attili, Pupella Maggio, Salvatore Cascio ; Italian voices, Vittorio di Prima (Noiret), Cesare Barbetti (Perrin).
Summary, etc.:
A filmmaker returns to his Sicilian hometown for the first time in thirty years and looks back on his life. As a young boy he was befriended by the projectionist at the movie theater, the Cinema Paradiso. As he grew up, he learned to love films, and was encouraged by his good friend to pursue his dream of one day making movies.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for some sexuality.
System Details Note:
DVD, Dolby digital surround sound, digital remastered, widescreen presentation.
Language Note:
Italian soundtrack with optional English subtitles (side A); French or Italian soundtrack, with optional English subtitles or closed captioning (side B).
Awards Note:
Academy Award, 1990: Best foreign language film
Subject: Motion picture projectionists > Italy > Drama.
Motion picture producers and directors > Italy > Sicily > Drama.
Reminiscing > Italy > Sicily > Drama.
Friendship > Italy > Sicily > Drama.
Children and adults > Italy > Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Coming-of-age films.
Feature films > Italy.
Sicily (Italy) > Drama.
Genre: Melodramas (Motion pictures).


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