Night of the Shooting Stars

"Good"

Night of the Shooting Stars Review


As Germany falls to the Allies after WWII, a small Italian town is threatened with destruction, so its simple residents decide to pack up and leave. What follows is a hit-and-miss piece of nostalgia, with hapless villagers hopelessly out of their element and unsure of what to do and where to go. Post-war disillusionment has been done better in other films, but Night of the Shooting Stars' quaintness (alternately described as "operatic" by fans struggling to put a somewhat more elegant face on them) speaks to many looking for a simpler look at the effects of war on the world.

Aka La Notte di San Lorenzo.



Facts and Figures

Run time: 106 mins

In Theaters: Saturday 12th April 2003

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3 / 5

IMDB: 6.8 / 10

Cast & Crew

Producer: Giuliani G. De Negri

Starring: as Galvano, as Concetta, as Corrado, as Belindia, as Nicola, as Mara, as Rosanna, as Bishop, as Cecilia

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