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Cinema Paradiso

£21.99

Released: 23rd November 2020

Barcode: 5027035022239

  • Format: 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray
  • Studio: Arrow Academy
  • Certification: PG
  • Category: World Cinema

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Released: 23rd November 2020

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  • Description

    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, 5 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 highs and lows that shaped his life come flooding back, as Salvatore reconnects with the community he left 30 years earlier.

    The original award-winning theatrical version of Tornatore’s classic is presented here for the first time on 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray. This edition also includes the expanded Director’s Cut, which delves deeper into Salvatore’s backstory [Blu-ray].

    SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS
    • 4K (2160p) UHD Blu-ray presentation in Dolby Vision (HDR10 compatible) of the 124 minute theatrical version
    • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation of the 174 minute Director’s Cut
    • Uncompressed original stereo 2.0 Audio and 5.1 surround sound options
    • Optional English subtitles
    • Audio commentary with director Giuseppe Tornatore and Italian cinema expert critic Millicent Marcus
    • A Dream of Sicily – A 52-minute documentary profile of Giuseppe Tornatore featuring interviews with the director and extracts from his early home movies as well as interviews with director Francesco Rosi and painter Peppino Ducato, set to music by the legendary Ennio Morricone
    • A Bear and a Mouse in Paradise – A 27-minute documentary on the making of Cinema Paradiso and the characters of Toto and Alfredo, featuring interviews the actors who play them, Philippe Noiret and Salvatore Cascio as well as Tornatore
    • The Kissing Sequence – Giuseppe Tornatore discusses the origins of the kissing scenes with clips identifying each scene
    • Original Director’s Cut Theatrical Trailer and 25th Anniversary Re-Release Trailer
  • Product Details

    Actors Philippe Noiret, Leopoldo Trieste, Jacques Perrin, Marco Leonardi, Salvatore Cascio, Isa Danielli, Pupella Maggio, Agnes Nano
    Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore
    Additional info Language(s): Italian, Subtitles: EnglishEnglish, Interactive Menu
    No. of discs 2 disc(s)
    Duration 117 mins
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