Cinema Paradiso (HBO)
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This warm, frankly sentimental film about a Sicilian youngster's enduring love affair with the movies won the 1989 Oscar(R) for Best Foreign Film. Told in flashback, a renowned film director recalls his childhood in a small Sicilian village, where his friendship with the local movie theater's projectionist leads to his lifelong love of the cinema.
Starring: Philippe Noiret, Jacques Perrin, Antonella Attili, Pupella Maggio, Salvatore Cascio