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.
- Genre: Drama, Romance
- Studio: Les Films Ariane, Cristaldifilm, RAI, TF1 Films Production, Forum Picture, Miramax
- Keyword: sicily, italy, movie business, parent child relationship, kiss, flashback, coming of age, magic realism, haunted by the past, censorship, nuovo cinema paradiso
- Cast: Philippe Noiret, Jacques Perrin, Marco Leonardi, Salvatore Cascio, Agnese Nano, Antonella Attili