WriterGianni Amelio, Vincenzo Cerami, Alessandro Sermoneta Release dateMarch 29, 1990 (ITA) ScreenplayGianni Amelio, Vincenzo Cerami, Alessandro Sermoneta CastGian Maria Volonte (Judge Vito Di Francesco), Ennio Fantastichini (Tommaso Scalia), Renato Carpentieri (Consolo), Lidia Alfonsi (Marchesa Anna Pironti), Tuccio Musumeci (Avv Spatafora) Similar moviesDirected 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.