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CINEMA PARADISO Returns to the Big Screen - New Trailer and Poster

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A new 4K restoration of Giuseppe Tornatore's film is coming to UK cinemas.

It's been a rough year for cinemas and with multiplexes pulling down their shutters as Hollywood pulls their tentpole blockbusters from the release schedule, the future of cinemas is in genuine trouble.

What better time for a rerelease of Giuseppe Tornatore's Cinema Paradiso, a love letter to the magic of the projected image? The movie tells the story of a film director who returns to his hometown for the funeral of his his local cinema's projectionist, sparking reminiscences of his childhood love of movies and life.

The film has been restored in 4K for a return to UK cinemas on October 23rd courtesy of Arrow Academy. You can find the list of screenings here.

Check out Arrow's new trailer and poster below.


The official synopsis reads:

Salvatore, a successful film director, returns home for the funeral of Alfredo, his old friend who was the projectionist at the local cinema throughout his childhood. Soon memories of his first love affair with the beautiful Elena and all the highs and lows that shaped his life come flooding back, as Salvatore reconnects with the community he left 30 years earlier.

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