NUOVO CINEMA PARADISO
Directed by : Giuseppe TORNATORE
Country : ITALY
Jury's Special Grand Prix (tied) , 1989
Roma. The Eighties. At night.
The ringing phone surprises Salvatore di Vitta, a smart forty year old film-maker. His mother's voice and these few words: "Alfredo is dead". It is enough to make his childhood reappear, the Giancaldo village in Sicily, the dusty and white square, the church and the parish cinema, where rules the almighty figure of Alfredo, the projectionist...