Open Doors (film)

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This article is about the 1990 Italian film. For the 2005 British film, see The Open Doors.
Porte aperte
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Directed by Gianni Amelio
Written by Gianni Amelio,
Vincenzo Cerami,
Alessandro Sermoneta
Starring Gian Maria Volonté
Ennio Fantastichini
Renato Carpentieri
Music by Franco Piersanti
Edited by Simona Paggi
Distributed by Orion Pictures in USA, 1991
Release date(s) March 29, 1990 (ITA)
Running time 108 minutes
Country Italy
Language Italian

Open Doors (original Italian title: Porte aperte) is a 1990 film directed by Gianni Amelio. Set in Palermo in the 1930s, a judge who is morally against the death penalty is confronted with the case of a man who has murdered his wife and two colleagues in cold blood. Opposed by both the fascist government and public opinion, he struggles to do what he believes is right. Based on a 1968 novel, "Porte Aperte", by Leonardo Sciascia.

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The movie opens with a Fascist bureaucrat, recently fired, killing the man who fired him, the man who replaced him, and his wife.

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Awards
Preceded by
Landscape in the Mist
European Film Award for Best European Film
1990
Succeeded by
Riff-Raff