Art House Cinema: "Cinema Paradiso"
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About the Event
Laguna Beach's First Art House Cinema brings you this 1990 Academy Awards Oscar Winner for Best Foreign Language Film from Italy. A led discussion will follow.
Director: Giuseppe Tornatore
Cinema Paradiso is the beautiful, enchanting story of a young boy's lifelong love affair with the movies. Set in an Italian village, Salvatore finds himself enchanted by the flickering images at the Cinema Paradiso, yearning for the secret of the cinema's magic. When the projectionist, Alfredo, agrees to reveal the mysteries of moviemaking, a deep friendship is born. The day comes for Salvatore to leave the village and pursue his dream of making movies of his own. Thirty years later he receives a message that beckons him back home to a secret and beautiful discovery that awaits him.