Born on November 8, 1979
From Palazzo Adriano, Sicily, Italy
Salvatore Cascio as "Salvatore 'Toto' Di Vita - Child"
Young Salvatore Di Vita (Salvatore Cascio) discovers the perfect escape from life in his war-torn Sicilian village: the Cinema Paradiso movie house, where projectionist Alfredo (Philippe Noiret) instills in the boy a deep love of films. When Salvatore grows up, falls in love with a beautiful local girl (Agnese Nano) and takes over as the Paradiso's projectionist, Alfredo must convince Salvatore to leave his small town and pursue his passion for filmmaking.
|British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1990)||Won||Actor in a Supporting Role|