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Tano Cimarosa is a Actor, Director and Writer Italien born on 1 january 1922 at Messina (Italie)

Tano Cimarosa

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Nationality Italie
Birth 1 january 1922 at Messina (Italie)
Death 24 may 2008 (at 86 years) at Messina (Italie)

Tano Cimarosa (Messina 1 January 1922 – Messina 24 May 2008) was an Italian actor, screenwriter and film director from Sicily. He participated in more than fifty movies.

He played the "Blacksmith" in the Oscar-winning film Cinema Paradiso from 1988.


Luigia Miniucchi, Il mondo di Tano Cimarosa. 50 anni di cinema italiano, By Bess Edizioni, 2006. 160 pages.

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Filmography of Tano Cimarosa (42 films)

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The Star Maker, 1h53
Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about films, Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Sergio Castellitto, Antonella Attili, Tiziana Lodata, Leopoldo Trieste, Jane Alexander, Tony Sperandeo
Roles Grandpa Bordonaro
Rating73% 3.693293.693293.693293.693293.69329
In 1953, Joe Morelli is traveling rural Sicily, offering to take screen tests of wannabe actors, for a fee. He claims to work for big Roman film studios, but he's a fraud. He meets several people who express their deepest feelings and secrets in front of the camera.In one of his stops he meets a young girl, Beata, who is a convent girl, she attaches to him, despite his protestation.
A Pure Formality, 1h48
Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Actors Gérard Depardieu, Roman Polanski, Tano Cimarosa, Massimo Vanni
Roles Servant
Rating75% 3.7972053.7972053.7972053.7972053.797205
Onoff (Depardieu) is a famous writer who is now a recluse. The Inspector (Polanski) is suspicious when Onoff is brought into the station one night, disoriented and suffering a kind of amnesia. As the head of an isolated, rural police station the Inspector tries to establish events through careful interrogation and deduction. By painstaking inquiry, he clears up a mysterious killing and brings the writer a new and strange realisation.
Acla's Descent into Floristella, 1h26
Directed by Aurelio Grimaldi
Genres Drama
Themes Films about children, Seafaring films, Transport films, Films about child abuse
Actors Tony Sperandeo, Lucia Sardo, Tano Cimarosa
Rating70% 3.5317153.5317153.5317153.5317153.531715
Ce film nous introduit dans la vie extrêmement dure des mineurs italiens au début du siècle et particulièrement celle d’un garçon de 11 ans qui est le sujet central de ce drame.
Boys on the Outside, 1h50
Directed by Marco Risi
Genres Drama
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Francesco Benigno, Salvatore Termini, Tony Sperandeo, Tano Cimarosa
Roles Capomastro
Rating68% 3.4304453.4304453.4304453.4304453.430445
Boys on the Outside is the sequel to the 1989 drama film Forever Mery, and features most of the same characters. The film is largely set in ZEN, a bleak, economically deprived quarter on the northern outskirts of Palermo, Sicily, at the end of the 1980s. Its protagonist is Natale Sperandeo (played by Palermo-born actor Francesco Benigno), a young man who has just been released from Malaspina, a juvenile detention centre. Unable to find legitimate work, he takes up with his former gang, consisting of unemployed youths like himself, and perpetrates an armed robbery.
Cinema Paradiso, 1h58
Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes L'adolescence, Films about films, Films about children, Medical-themed films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Films about disabilities, La cécité
Actors Philippe Noiret, Salvatore Cascio, Marco Leonardi, Jacques Perrin, Brigitte Fossey, Antonella Attili
Roles Fabbro, blacksmith
Rating84% 4.2499154.2499154.2499154.2499154.249915
In Rome, in the 1980s, famous Italian film director Salvatore Di Vita returns home late one evening, where his girlfriend sleepily tells him that his mother called to say someone named Alfredo has died. Salvatore obviously shies from committed relationships and has not been to his home village of Giancaldo, Sicily in 30 years. As his girlfriend asks him who Alfredo is, Salvatore flashes back to his childhood.
Café Express, 1h40
Directed by Nanni Loy
Origin Italie
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Transport films, Rail transport films, Film se déroulant dans un train
Actors Nino Manfredi, Adolfo Celi, Vittorio Caprioli, Vittorio Mezzogiorno, Antonio Allocca, Gigi Reder
Roles Polfer Marshal Panepino
Rating69% 3.4865153.4865153.4865153.4865153.486515
Michele Abbagnano (Nino Manfredi) ekes out a living by abusively selling coffee, hot milk and cappuccino on the night trains running between Naples and Vallo della Lucania; each night, his goods held in a set of vacuum flasks which he carries in a basket along with handfuls of sugar packets he steals from railway cafés, he moves from carriage to carriage peddling warm drinks to the dazed, sleepy passengers.
Free Hand for a Tough Cop, 1h30
Directed by Umberto Lenzi
Genres Action, Crime
Actors Tomás Milián, Claudio Cassinelli, Henry Silva, Biagio Pelligra, Robert Hundar, Nicoletta Machiavelli
Roles Cravatta
Rating63% 3.1997953.1997953.1997953.1997953.199795
Camilla is a little girl suffering with a kidney disorder. Before she can receive her next due treatment she gets kidnapped. The gangsters intend to blackmail her rich father. Commissario Antonio Sarti knows that time is running out on the victim and takes desperate measures. He secretly organises a prison escape for petty crook Sergio Marazzi. By using Marazzi's insider knowledge of the criminal milieu Sarti detects kidnapper's hideout.
How to Kill a Judge
Directed by Damiano Damiani
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime, Politic
Themes Films about writers, Films about journalists, Mafia films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Political films, Gangster films
Actors Franco Nero, Françoise Fabian, Ennio Balbo, Tano Cimarosa, Marco Guglielmi, Eva Czemerys
Roles Tano Barra - l'assistente di parcheggio
Rating65% 3.29473.29473.29473.29473.2947
Le cinéaste Giacomo Solaris célèbre son dernier succès : un thriller politique qui raconte la mort d'un juge trop proche de la mafia. Scandalisé, un authentique magistrat, originaire de Sicile, exige la saisie du film. Il meurt peu après, dans les mêmes circonstances que le personnage du film de Giacomo Solaris. Peu à peu, ses amis meurent un par un. Solaris décide d'enquêter sur lui-même sur ces morts en série et comprend qu'un complot est fomenté contre lui.
The Exorciccio, 1h30
Directed by Ciccio Ingrassia
Genres Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Films about religion, Demons in film, Comedy horror films
Actors Ciccio Ingrassia, Lino Banfi, Didi Perego, Luigi Bonos, Tano Cimarosa, Salvatore Baccaro
Roles Turi Randazzo
Rating57% 2.882052.882052.882052.882052.88205
In Iran at an archaeological site was discovered a small head of Beelzebub. That little sculpture is found by a young boy in a small town near Rome. The boy is the son of the candidate for mayor of the city and not just simply keeps with him the object begins to have strange quirks. He has ten years although violent girls in the country and his father Pasquale does not know what to do. Given that other supernatural events occur in the house of a mayoral candidate, he decides to summon a priest. It is a necromancer called the "Exorciccio" that, with its methods full of concoctions and potions against the evil eye will be able to save the boy. However, he himself will become a monster because he is possessed by Satan.
Reflections in Black
Directed by Tano Cimarosa
Genres Thriller, Horror
Actors John Richardson, Dagmar Lassander, Ninetto Davoli, Giacomo Rossi Stuart, Daniela Giordano, Tano Cimarosa
Roles Pantò
Rating50% 2.544012.544012.544012.544012.54401
In San Benedetto del Tronto a mysterious murderess kills young and beautiful women. The murderess, as glimpsed from some eyewitnesses, has the look of a young woman dressed in black.