A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist.
- Year: 1988
- Country: France, Italy
- Genre: Drama, Romance
- Studio: RAI, Tre Forum, Les Films Ariane, TF1 Films Production
- Keyword: parent child relationship, sicily, italy, movie business, kiss, coming of age, flashback, magic realism, haunted by the past, censorship, nuovo cinema paradiso, movie theater
- Director: Giuseppe Tornatore
- Cast: Philippe Noiret, Jacques Perrin, Marco Leonardi, Salvatore Cascio, Agnese Nano, Antonella Attili