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Nuovo Cinema Paradiso Film Summary & Analysis

Giuseppe Tornatore
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Style and Cinematography

Nuovo Cinema Paradiso pays tribute to the great films of the past. Director Giuseppe Tornatore pays tribute to the role that theaters played when films first became popular. He acknowledges that the theater was the central hub of a town, the town's heartbeat, at this time. Toto grows up in this world where the heartbeat of his whole life is the theater, and he learns to love film passionately.

Nuovo Cinema Paradiso is filmed in a way that makes it seem warm and friendly. Even though those who do not know Italian have to read subtitles, viewers still love the film. The setting of this film is Italy, and since it is shot there, the picture has a warm, inviting feeling caused by location and authenticity. The actors in the film give memorable performances, creating characters who are just as relevant today as they...

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