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Cinema Paradiso (Arrow Video)

cinema paradiso
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Genres: Drama
Starring: Philippe Noiret, Enzo Cannavale, Antonella Attili
Director: Giuseppe Tornatore
Plot Sypnosis:

A CELEBRATION OF YOUTH, FRIENDSHIP, AND THE EVERLASTING MAGIC OF THE MOVIES A winner of awards across the world including Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, five BAFTA Awards including Best Actor, Original Screenplay and Score, the Grand Prize of the Jury at the Cannes Film Festival and many more. Giuseppe Tornatore s loving homage to the cinema tells the story of Salvatore, 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 high and lows that shaped his life come flooding back, as Salvatore reconnects with the community he left 30 years earlier. Presented in both the original award-winning cut and the expanded Director s Cut incorporating more of Salvatore s backstory, newly restored from original negative materials.

Release Details

Movie Release Year: 1988
Tech Specs & Release Details

Length: 174
Specs: 124 minute Cannes Festival theatrical version & the 174 minute Director's Cut
Video Resolution/Codec: 1080p/AVC MPEG-4
Aspect Ratio(s): 1.66:1
Audio Formats: Italian 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio
Subtitles/Captions: English
Special Features: FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Collector's booklet by Pasquale Iannone illustrated with archive stills, behind-the-scenes images and posters