Achingly sad and romantic, the story of Salvatore Di Vita is a must-see for film-lovers. If you haven’t seen it since its original release (or if you have never seen it), the director’s cut released in 2002 adds nearly an hour and explains what happened to Elena, Salvatore’s long-lost love.
Director: Giuseppe Tornatore
Screenplay by: Giuseppe Tornatore
Starring: Antonella Attili,Jacques Perrin,Philippe Noiret,Salvatore Cascio
Major nominations on original release : Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film (won); BAFTA for Best Foreign Language Film (won), Original Screenplay (won), Actor (Noiret - won), Supporting Actor (Cascio - won); Cannes Special Jury Prize (won)See all nominees