A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist.

  1. Giuseppe Tornatore

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Philippe Noiret

    Philippe Noiret


  2. Jacques Perrin

    Jacques Perrin

    Salvatore adulto

  3. Marco Leonardi

    Marco Leonardi

    Salvatore adolescente

  4. Salvatore Cascio

    Salvatore Cascio

    Salvatore bambino

  5. Agnese Nano

    Agnese Nano

    Elena Mendola /figlia di Elena

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Cinema Paradiso
Cinema Paradiso



Original Title Nuovo Cinema Paradiso

Status Released

Release Information

  • February 23, 1990


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

  • January 1, 2002


Original Language Italian

Runtime 2h 4m

Budget -

Revenue $11,990,401.00



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