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Cinema Paradiso (Giuseppe Tornatore – 1988)

Several days ago we saw Cinema Paradiso at the House of Italy. Clearly the film centers on the relationship of projectionist Alfredo with Salvatore (Toto), both as child and as adolescent. A question that always comes back to m...

The Star Maker – Uomo delle Stelle (Giuseppe Tornatore – 1995)

This was the first film we saw in our House of Italy series. The series’ producers (myself & two friends) spent a bit of time deciding what should be their first film & chose this one not only for its filmic quali...