The Legend of 1900 (1998)

The Legend of 1900 (1998)

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Title:
 The Legend of 1900  (1998)
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Era:
 1900  Edwardian Period
Genre
 Drama, Music
Plot:
 On the 1st of January in 1900, Danny Boodmann (Bill Nunn), the mechanic of the transatlantic liner Virginian bound for America, finds an abandoned baby on board and decides to keep him. Nicknamed Novecento (1900), the boy grows up on the ship hidden from everyone. His presence is revealed when Danny dies in an accident. The young ‘1900’ manages to hide again despite threats from the captain. Discovering a passion for music, he teaches himself to play the piano without being able to read the notes, and he soon becomes a virtuoso whose reputation spreads beyond the confines of the ship. Even the famous jazz piano player, Jelly Roll Morton (Clarence Williams III), gets on board for a challenge because he has heard rumors about the greatest piano player in the world living on a ship. The story is told by Max Tooney, Novocento’s old trumpeter friend, who reminisces about the incredible pianist who never set foot on land.

 

http://youtu.be/LA8v9MamhJE

 

Director:
 Giuseppe Tornatore
Writer / Screenplay:
 Giuseppe Tornatore
Based on     Novecento by Alessandro Baricco
Major Cast:
 Tim Roth
Pruitt Taylor Vince
Mélanie Thierry
Bill Nunn
Clarence Williams III
Film Locations:
  • Cinecittà Studios, Cinecittà, Rome, Lazio, Italy
    (studio)
  • Fratelli Cartocci srl, Rome, Lazio, Italy
    (studio)
  • Odessa, Ukraine
  • Rome, Lazio, Italy
Links:
 Youtube Full Movie

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