UW Cinematheque - Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo Cinema Paradiso)
Sunday, March 11, 2:00 p.m.
(Nuovo Cinema Paradiso)
Italy | 1988 | 35mm | 170min | Subtitled
Director: Guiseppe Tornatore
Cast: Jacques Perrin, Philippe Noiret, Enzo Cannavale An adult filmmaker (played by Winged Migration director Perrin) recalls his provincial Italian childhood and his friendship with a gruff-but-loveable projectionist (Noiret). One of the most beloved of Italian movies, this sentimental and endearing classic is being presented in its original Italian release version. Ennio Morricone’s score received an Academy Award nomination, and Cinema Paradiso took home the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.
Preceded by DIARO DI UNO SPETTATORE (Directed by Nanni Moretti, 2007, Digitial Projection, 5 min., subtitled)