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Giuseppe Tornatore
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Date of Birth: May 27, 1956

Country: Italy

Biography: Giuseppe Tornatore is an Italian film director and screenwriter. He is considered as one of the directors who brought critical acclaim back to Italian cinema. (Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 17 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Director (13) | Writer (12) | Actor (2)
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The Glance of Music (2019)
A documentary on composer Ennio Morricone.
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La corrispondenza (2016)
Focused on the relationship between an astronomer and his lover, who spend their years apart. (imdb)
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The Best Offer (2013)
A story centered on an eccentric art auctioneer and his obsession with an heiress/collector. (imdb)
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Baarìa (2009)
Baaria is Sicilian slang for Bagheria where Tornatore was born and this is an autobiographic epic of three generations in the Sicilian village where he was born. (imdb)
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Everybody
A widower who realized his only connection to his family was through his wife sets off on an impromptu road trip to reunite with each of his grown children. (imdb)
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Marcello, una vita dolce (2006)
Documentary that recreates the atmosphere of the life of Marcello Mastroianni, icon of Italian cinema.
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La Sconosciuta (2006)
Irena "the unknown" (Rappoport) is an Ukranian young woman living in the Italian city of Velarchi. Soon we discover she has an horrible past of violence and humiliations. To pursue a mysterious aim she manages, by any means, legal and illegal, to get the job as an house servant for a wealthy couple with a little girl... (imdb)
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The Filmmaker and the Labyrinth (2004)
A documentary looking at the life and films of Francesco Rosi.
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Malena (2000)
A woman provokes sensual awakenings in a group of adolescent boys. (imdb)
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The Legend of 1900 (1998)
An epic story of a man who could do anything... except be ordinary. (imdb)
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The Star Maker (1995)
"Dottore" Joe Moretti travels round Sicily doing screen tests for the big Roman studios. He's a conman and takes money or favours for his efforts. Beata, a young illiterate convent girl desperately wants to change her life and falls for him, belatedly he realises his feelings for her. Their love affair is doomed when he's arrested. (imdb)
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A Pure Formality (1994)
Onoff is a famous writer who hasn't published any new books for quite some time and has become a recluse. When he is picked up by the police one stormy night, without any identification, out of breath and running madly, without clear memory of recent events, the Inspector is suspicious... (imdb)
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La Domenica specialmente (1991)
Three very odd relationships provide the basis for this thought-provoking Italian anthology that is overseen by director Bernardo Bertolucci. (VH1.com)
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Stanno tutti bene (1990)
Matteo Scuro is a retired Sicilian railroad worker, a widower with five children, all of whom live on the mainland and hold responsible jobs. He decides to surprise each with a visit and finds none as he imagined... (imdb)
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Cinema Paradiso (1988)
A famous film director returns home to a Sicilian village for the first time after almost 30 years. He reminisces about his childhood at the Cinema Paradiso where Alfredo, the projectionist, first brought about his love of films. He is also reminded of his lost teenage love, Elena, who he had to leave before he left for Rome. (imdb)
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The Professor (1986)
Vaguely inspired to the real story of boss of the Camorra's bosses Raffaele Cutolo, this is the story of the criminal career of "Il professore" (the professor). He is in prison, and by there he is able to build, step by step, an empire founded on murders and drugs. He starts a war to destroy all the old Camorra bosses and becoming the new "boss of the bosses". With his sister's help he manages to evade from prison and escape in New York. (imdb)
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Cento giorni a Palermo (1984)
In the late 1970s and early 80s, assassinations in Sicily get the attention of Communist deputy, Pio La Torre, who appeals to General Carlo Alberto Dalla Chiesa to become prefect in Palermo and take on the Mafia. Dalla Chiesa approaches the job with the same focus and methods he used in hunting down the Red Brigade. His sweetheart, the much-younger Setti Carraro (everyone calls her Emanuela), wants to be with him in Palermo, but he sends her away, knowing he is in danger. (imdb)
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