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Title The night of the shooting stars = La Notte de San Lorenzo [(DVD) videorecording] / Una produzione RAI-Radiotelevisione Italiana ; Ager Cinematografica ; una esclusività Sacis ; Giuliani G. De Negri presenta ; un film di Paolo e Vittorio Taviani ; sceneggiatura, Paolo & Vittorio Taviani e Giuliani ; collaborazione alla sceneggiatura Tonino Guerra.

Publication Info. Port Washington, NY : Koch Entertainment, 2008.
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 Nichols Adult DVD Foreign Films  ITALIAN NIG    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language Italian dialogue, optional English or Spanish subtitles.
Note Title from container.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1982.
Booklet contains essay by Italian cinema expert Peter Bondanella.
Special features: Talking about cinema: Taviani Brothers interview (84 min., from the series Il Cinema Italiano : Testimonziane e protagonisti).
For specific features see interactive menu.
Cast Omero Antonutti, Margarita Lozano.
Credits Fotografia, Franco Di Giacomo ; music, Nicola Piovan ; sound, Hubrecht Nijhuis ; montaggio, Roberto Perpignani.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Summary It is the Night of San Lorenzo, the night when dreams come true. While watching shooting stars, Cecilia tells her son about a similar night in 1944, when she was six years old, and the residents of San Martino, her small Tuscan hometown, struggled against Nazi oppression during the final days of WWII.
Awards 1982 Cannes Film Festival: Grand Prize of the Jury, Prize of the Ecumenical Jury, Golden Palm ; 1984 National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA: Best Film, Best Director ; 1984 Boston Society of Film Critics Awards: Best Film, Best Director ; 1983 Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists: Best Director, Best Screenplay ; 1983 French Syndicate of Cinema Critics: Best Foreign Film ; 1983 David di Donatello Awards: Alitalia Award, Best Cinematography, Best Director, Best Editing, Best Film, Best Producer.
Subject Dreams -- Italy -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Meteors -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Mothers and sons -- Italy -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities -- Italy -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Italy -- History -- 1914-1945 -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Added Author De Negri, Giuliani G.
Taviani, Paolo, 1931-
Taviani, Vittorio, 1929-
Guerra, Tonino.
Antonutti, Omero, 1935-
Lozano, Margarita.
Bondanella, Peter E., 1943-
Radiotelevisione italiana.
Ager Cinematografica (Firm)
SACIS (Firm)
Koch Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Night of the shooting stars
Notte de San Lorenzo
ISBN 1417201665
Standard No. 741952315094
Music No. KLF-DV-3150 Koch Entertainment
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