This Week At Enlighten : Cinema Paradiso



Directed by: Giuseppe Tornatore/155 mins/ Italy/Colour/Digital

Synopsis:  Cinema Paradiso is a 1988 Italian film directed by Giuseppe Tornatore. The story revolves around a boy who grew up in a native Sicilian Village returns home as a famous director after receiving news about the death of an old friend. Under the fatherly influence of Alfredo, Salvatore falls in love with film making, with the duo spending many hours discussing about films & Alfredo painstakingly teaching Salvatore the skills that became a stepping stone for the young boy into the world of film making. The film brings the audience through the changes in cinema & the dying trade of traditional film making, editing & screening. 


Won an Oscar, Golden Globe & KCFCC Award for Best Foreign language Film.  



1 Comment

  1. Probably one of the best Italian films ever made, Cinema Paradiso is extremely nostalgic and beautiful… slightly longer than a normal film but you will love every minute

    A masterclass

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