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38 Ratings

Open Doors

Porte aperte

Directed by Gianni Amelio
Italy, 1990
Drama, Crime


Tommaso Scalia is a man who commits three murders: he killed his superior who sacked him, he kills the man who replaced him, and he kills his own wife. He wants a quick trial and an early execution, but an earnest assistant judge looks for a way to save the murderer from being shot.

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Open Doors Directed by Gianni Amelio

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1991 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

European Film Awards

1990 | 4 wins including: European Cinematographer of the Year

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1991 | 2 wins including: Best Director

1991 | 3 nominations including: Best Screenplay

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