The Night of the Shooting Stars Movie Review 1982

Information and Film Reviews for The Night of the Shooting Stars the Movie

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Set in an Italian village during the last days of WWII, this film highlights the schism in the village between those who support the fascists and those who sympathize with the Allies. This division comes to a head in the stunning final scene. A poignant, deeply moving film.


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Available on VHS
Running time 106 minutes.
Originally from Italian.

Cast and Crew

World War II, Childhood Visions, 4 Bones
Tonino Guerra, Giuliani G. De Negri, Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani
Omero Antonutti, Margarita Lozano, Claudio Bigagli, Massimo Bonetti, Norma Martel
Franco Di Giacomo
Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani
Nicola Piovani
United Artists


Cannes 1982: Grand Jury Prize; Natl. Soc. Film Critics 1983: Director (Taviani), Director (Taviani), Film.

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