Poster for the film 'Cinema Paradiso'
Poster for the film 'Cinema Paradiso',
'Cinema Paradiso' is a 1988 Italian drama film written and directed by Giuseppe Tornatore. The film stars Jacques Perrin, Philippe Noiret, Leopoldo Trieste, Marco Leonardi, Agnese Nano and Salvatore Cascio, and was produced by Franco Cristaldi and Giovanna Romagnoli. The music score was composed by Ennio Morricone along with his son, Andrea. It won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 62nd Academy Awards.
The plot of 'Cinema Paradiso' is loosely based on the story of the Protti family, who have owned a movie theatre in Mantova, Italy, since 1904.