This great highly acclaimed film, winner of the Best Foreign Language film Oscar in 1989, can now be seen in the Giuseppe Tornatore's original vision - the Director's Cut.
Salvatore, a successful film director, returns to his native Sicilian village for the funeral of his old friend Alfredo. He was the projectionist at the local Cinema Paradiso where Salvatore spent the happiest times of his childhood and developed his love of film. To the fatherless young boy Alfredo became a father figure who guided and loved him. His return also brings back poignant memories of his teenage love, Elena, whom he had to leave in order to pursue his dream.