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Giuseppe Tornatore

Giuseppe Tornatore was born on May 27, 1956 in Bagheria, Sicily, Italy. He is a writer and director, known for La leggenda del pianista sull'oceano (1998), The Best Offer (2013) and Cinema Paradiso (1988). See full bio »
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Won 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 52 wins & 49 nominations. See more awards »

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The Best Offer
Cinema Paradiso
Malèna Writer


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  Lo sguardo della musica (Documentary) (filming)
 2013 The Best Offer (story and screenplay)
 2009 Everybody's Fine (original screenplay)
 2009 Baarìa (story and screenplay)
 2006 The Unknown Woman (screenplay) / (story)
 2000 Malèna (screenplay)
 1995 Il grande Fausto (TV Movie)
 1995 Lo schermo a tre punte (Video documentary) (story and screenplay)
 1995 The Star Maker (screenplay) / (story)
 1994 A Pure Formality (screenplay) / (story)
 1988 Cinema Paradiso (screenplay) / (story)
 1986 Il camorrista (story and screenplay)
 1984 Cento giorni a Palermo (scenario - as Peppuccio Tornatore)
 1984 Scrittori siciliani e cinema (TV Mini-Series documentary) (commentary - 4 episodes)
- Leonardo Sciascia (1984) ... (commentary - as Peppuccio Tornatore)
- Vitaliano Brancati (1984) ... (commentary - as Peppuccio Tornatore)
- Luigi Pirandello (1984) ... (commentary - as Peppuccio Tornatore)
- Giovanni Verga (1984) ... (commentary - as Peppuccio Tornatore)
 1982 Diario di Guttuso (TV Movie documentary) (as Peppuccio Tornatore)
 1981 Ritratto di un rapinatore (TV Short documentary) (as Peppuccio Tornatore)
 1981 Incontro con Francesco Rosi (TV Short documentary) (written by - as Peppuccio Tornatore)
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TV commercial for Sky Satellite with John Travolta. See more »

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2 Interviews | See more »

Alternate Names:

Peppuccio Tornatore

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Brother of Francesco Tornatore. See more »

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