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Director  Gianni Amelio
Music director  Franco Piersanti
Language  Italian
7.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Duration  
Country  Italy
Open Doors (film) movie poster
Writer  Gianni Amelio, Vincenzo Cerami, Alessandro Sermoneta
Release date  March 29, 1990 (ITA)
Screenplay  Gianni Amelio, Vincenzo Cerami, Alessandro Sermoneta
Cast  Gian Maria Volonte (Judge Vito Di Francesco), Ennio Fantastichini (Tommaso Scalia), Renato Carpentieri (Consolo), Lidia Alfonsi (Marchesa Anna Pironti), Tuccio Musumeci (Avv Spatafora)
Similar movies  Directed by Gianni Amelio, Gian Maria Volonte movies, Movies about capital punishment

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Open Doors (Italian: Porte aperte) is a 1990 Italian film directed by Gianni Amelio. Set in Palermo in the 1930s, a judge who is morally against the death penalty is confronted with the case of a man who has murdered his wife and two colleagues in cold blood. Opposed by both the fascist government and public opinion, he struggles to do what he believes is right. Based on a 1968 novel, "Porte Aperte", by Leonardo Sciascia. The film was selected as the Italian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 63rd Academy Awards.

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Plot

The film opens with a Fascist bureaucrat, recently fired, killing the man who fired him, the man who replaced him, and his wife.

Cast

  • Gian Maria Volontè as Judge Vito di Francesco
  • Ennio Fantastichini as Tommasco Scalia
  • Renato Carpentieri as Consolo
  • Tuccio Musumeci as Spatafora
  • Silverio Blasi as Attorney
  • Vitalba Andrea as Rosa Scalia
  • Giacomo Piperno as Prosecutor
  • Lydia Alfonsi as Marchesa Anna Pironti
  • Renzo Giovampietro as President Sanna
  • Won

  • 1991 David di Donatello:
  • Best Actor - Gian Maria Volontè
  • Best Costume Design - Gianna Gissi
  • Best Film
  • Best Sound - Remo Ugolinelli
  • 3rd European Film Awards:
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Film
  • Discovery of the Year Award - Ennio Fantastichini
  • Italian Golden Globes:
  • Best Actor - Gian Maria Volontè
  • Best Film
  • Best Screenplay
  • Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists
  • Best Director
  • Best Supporting Actor - Ennio Fantastichini
  • Montpellier Mediterranean Film Festival
  • Critics Award - Gianni Amelio
  • Golden Antigone - Gianni Amelio
  • Nominated

  • 63rd Academy Awards:
  • Best Foreign Language Film
  • 1991 David di Donatello:
  • Best Cinematography - Tonino Nardi
  • Best Director - Gianni Amelio
  • Best Editing - Simona Paggi
  • Best Producer - Angelo Rizzoli Jr.
  • Best Production Design - Amedeo Fago, Franco Velchi
  • Best Screenplay - Gianni Amelio, Vincenzo Cerami
  • Best Supporting Actor - Ennio Fantastichini
  • 3rd European Film Awards:
  • Special Prize of the Jury - Gian Maria Volontè
  • Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists
  • Best Actor - Gian Maria Volontè
  • Best Screenplay
  • References

    Open Doors (film) Wikipedia
    Open Doors (film) IMDb Open Doors (film) themoviedb.org


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