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211 Ratings

Night of the Shooting Stars

La notte di San Lorenzo

Italy, 1982
Drama, History, War


With its mix of wartime hardship, comedic interludes, and Italian magic realism, the film was named the Best Film by the prestigious National Society of Film Critics in 1982.

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Night of the Shooting Stars Directed by Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1982 | 2 wins including: Grand Prize of the Jury

Venice Film Festival

2018 | Winner: Venice Classics Award for Best Restored Film

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