Malèna is about the peril of a beauty through the eyes of a 12 year old kid named Renato. He experiences three things on the same day, beginning of war, getting a bike and sees the arrival of Malèna in town. Through his eyes, we see the curse of beauty and loneliness of Malena, whose husband is presumed to be dead, and through his soul we see his love for her.Written by
Highly censored in countries such as the USA and UK. Uncut Italian version is 105 minutes (PAL) while the UK version is heavily cut to 88 minutes (PAL), which becomes 92 minutes in the USA due to NTSC slowdown. Meaning more than 16% of its run-time is cut. See more »
Nino's position changes when he falls to the ground after he is hit. He is first on his left, then more on his back. His position relative to the steps also appears to change. See more »
From now on, I'll be at your side. Forever, I promise. Just give me time to grow up.
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The movie is dedicated to Tornatore's Father See more »