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Old 09-20-06, 07:41 PM
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Question RE: scene in Cinema Paradiso

sorry, i accidentally posted this in the wrong forum previously... anyway:

so i'm watching Cinema Paradiso for the first time, and in the very first scene where they show alfredo working the projector for Father Adelfio, the movie title that comes up is "Verso la vita." after cutting away to show Father Adelfio again, the next shot they show is the screen showing Jean Renoir's name.

i didn't recognize the film's name, so i looked up Renoir's filmography, and sure enough, there was no such movie listed. when i did another imdb search for Verso la vita, it came up as a short film directed by Dino Risi, but the info for Verso la vita was quite sparse, so i wasn't able to determine whether or not Jean Renoir had some part in it.

i also didn't recognize the film scenes that followed, but they didn't look like they were all from the same film either.

so i'm guessing, Alfredo shows multiple movies to Father Adelfio so that he can censor them, and Jean Renoir actually didn't have anything to do with Dino Risi's film "Verso la vita."

is there anyone out there who can clear this up for me?
Old 09-20-06, 08:58 PM
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Here's a list of the movies featured in the film. Might help.

http://imdb.com/title/tt0095765/movieconnections
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IMDB has it listed as Les Bas-fonds.

http://imdb.com/title/tt0027336/

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