Giuseppe Tornatore

Birthday: May 27, 1956
Birthplace: Bagheria, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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 filmmaker, he was an award-winning still photographer and then a television director who specialized in making documentaries. Tornatore made his feature-film debut in 1985 with Il Camorrista/The Professor.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet The King of Paparazzi - The True Story Actor 2019
14% Correspondence (La corrispondenza) Screenwriter 2016
55% The Best Offer Director Screenwriter $85.9K 2014
No Score Yet L'ultimo gattopardo: Ritratto di Goffredo Lombardo Director Screenwriter 2011
No Score Yet Dante Ferretti: Scenografo Italiano Actor 2010
55% Baarìa Screenwriter Director 2009
68% La Sconosciuta (The Unknown) (The Other Woman) Director Screenwriter 2008
54% Malena Screenwriter Director 2000
No Score Yet The Prince's Manuscript (Il Manoscritto Del Principe) Producer 2000
54% The Legend of 1900 (La leggenda del pianista sull'oceano) Director Screenwriter 1999
75% The Star Maker (L'uomo delle stelle) Director Screenwriter 1995
80% A Pure Formality Director Screenwriter 1994
No Score Yet Curse of the Crystal Eye Director 1993
78% Everybody's Fine Screenwriter Director 1990
90% Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo Cinema Paradiso) Screenwriter Director $0.3M 1988
No Score Yet Il camorrista (The Professor) Director 1986


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