The Night of the Shooting Stars

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Italy | 1982 | 105 minutes | Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani

November 15, 2015

The Taviani Brothers' surreal and suspenseful masterpiece, the story of an Italian village's struggles at the end of World War II as told through the eyes of a 6-year-old girl, returns in a newly remastered print supervised by the directors. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

  • Original Language Title: La Notte di San Lorenzo
  • Director: Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani
  • Principal Cast: Omero Antonutti, Margarita Lozano, Claudio Bigagli, Massimo Bonetti
  • Country: Italy
  • Year: 1982
  • Running Time: 105 minutes
  • Producer: Giuliani G. DeNegri
  • Screenplay: Paolo, Taviani, Vittorio Taviani
  • Cinematographers: Franco Di Giacomo
  • Editors: Roberto Perpignani
  • Music: Nicola Piovani
  • Awards: Cannes Film Festival 1982 (Grand Jury Prize),<br/>National Society of Film Critics Awards 1983 (Best Film, Best Director),<br/>David di Donatello Awards 1983 (Best Film, Best Director)
  • Filmography: Wondrous Boccaccio (2015)<br/>Cesar Must Die (2012)<br/>The Lark Farm (2007)<br/>You Laugh (1998)<br/>Fiorile (1993)<br/>the Sun Also Shines at Night (1990)<br/>Good Morning, Babylon (1987)<br/>Kaos (1984)<br/>The Night of San Lorenzo (1982)<br/>Padre Padrone (1977)
  • Language: Italian
  • Has Subtitles: Yes
  • US Distributor: DADA Films for Cohen Media Group