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THE NIGHT OF THE SHOOTING STARS

La notte di San Lorenzo

Directed by Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani
Italy, 1982
Drama, History, War

Synopsis

The Night of San Lorenzo, the night of the shooting stars, is the night when dreams come true in Italian folklore. In 1944, a group of Italians flee their town after hearing rumours that the Nazis plan to blow it up and that the Americans are about to arrive to liberate them.

Synopsis

The Night of San Lorenzo, the night of the shooting stars, is the night when dreams come true in Italian folklore. In 1944, a group of Italians flee their town after hearing rumours that the Nazis plan to blow it up and that the Americans are about to arrive to liberate them.

The Night of the Shooting StarsDirected byPaolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1982 | 2 wins including: Grand Prize of the Jury
Venice Film Festival
2018 | Winner: Venice Classics Award for Best Restored Film

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