This multi award-winning homage to the love of cinema tells the story of Salvatore, now a successful film director, returning home for the funeral of Alfredo, his old friend who was the projectionist at the local cinema throughout his childhood. Soon memories of his first love affair with the beautiful Elena and all the highs and lows that shaped his life come flooding back, as Salvatore reconnects with the community he left 30 years earlier.
Director: Giuseppe Tornatore
Cast: Enzo Cannavale, Philippe Noiret
Production Year: 1988
Running Time: 155 minutes
Distributor: Arrow Films