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La leggenda del pianista sull´oceano / The legend of 1900
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The story tellls of a founding child abandoned in a box on a piano inthe ballroom of a trans-Atlantic liner at the beginning of the century. Named 1900 by the engine-room stoker who finds and raises him, he becomes a virtuoso pianist who lives his entire life on the ship, never setting foot on land, which doesn't stop him from entering into musical rivalry with the legendary jazz pianist, Jelly Roll Morton. One afternoon, his love for a female Italian passenger is on the point of enticing him off that ship, until he finally decides to stay on board. 

BIOGRAPHY

GIUSEPPE TORNATORE

Born in Bagheria (Palermo), he worked as a photographer ans as a television director for the RAI. In 1986 he debuted as a film director with Il camorrista, followed by Nuovo Cinema Paradiso (Cinema Paradiso, 1988) awarded, among others, the Oscar to the best foreign film in 1990, Stanno tutti bene (1990), Una pura formalità (1994) and L'uomo delle stelle (The Star Maker, 1995). 

CAST & CREW
Director
Giuseppe Tornatore
Screenplay
Giuseppe Tornatore
Plot
Alessandro Baricco
Photography
Lajos Koltai
Edition
Massimo Quaglia
Music
Ennio Morricone
Cast
Tim Roth, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Bill Nunn, Clarence Williams III
Running Time
160 m.
Country
Italy - USA
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