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Giuseppe Tornatore Poster

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Overview (1)

Born in Bagheria, Sicily, Italy

Mini Bio (1)

Giuseppe Tornatore was born on May 27, 1956 in Bagheria, Sicily, Italy. He is a writer and director, known for The Best Offer (2013), The Legend of 1900 (1998) and Cinema Paradiso (1988).

Family (2)

Parents Peppino Tornatore
Marianna Tornatore
Relatives Francesco Tornatore (sibling)

Trivia (6)

Brother of Francesco Tornatore.
Member of the jury at the Venice Film Festival in 1993.
Debuted as stage director at the age of 16.
Composed the song "Ricordare" for his movie A Pure Formality (1994).
Was considered to direct The Lady (2011).
In the years before his death, composer Ennio Morricone stated on several occasions that the only director he would consider coming out of retirement for would be Tornatore.

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