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557 Ratings

Big Night

United States, 1996


Two brothers from Italy open their dream restaurant, Paradise, in New Jersey. However, their authentic food is too unfamiliar for the local tastes, and the business struggles. When a famous bandleader is scheduled to appear at Paradise, they will put all of their efforts into the important meal.

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Big Night Directed by Campbell Scott, Stanley Tucci

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

1996 | Winner: Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award

Independent Spirit Awards

1997 | Winner: Best First Screenplay

1997 | 3 nominations including: Best First Feature

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