Giuseppe Tornatore
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1956
Birth Place:
Bagheria, Sicily, Italy

Biography

Italian filmmaker Giuseppe Tornatore earned international acclaim in 1988 with his second film, Nuovo Cinema Paradiso/Cinema Paradiso. A nostalgic and unabashedly sentimental tribute to the influence of movies on a young boy's life, the film earned an Oscar for Best Foreign Film and a Grand Jury Prize at the 1989 Cannes Film Festival. Tornatore was born in Bagheria, Italy. Before becoming a...