Open Doors


1h 48m 1990

Brief Synopsis

Set in Fascist Italy, a conscientious judge saves a man, who murdered his wife, an ex-boss and a rival employee on the same morning, from the recently instituted death sentence.

Film Details

Also Known As
Porte Aperte, Portes Ouvertes
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Distribution Company
Orion Classics
Location
Sicily, Italy; Rome, Italy

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 48m

Synopsis

Set in Fascist Italy, a conscientious judge saves a man, who murdered his wife, an ex-boss and a rival employee on the same morning, from the recently instituted death sentence.

Crew

Conchita Airoldi

Executive Producer

Salvatore Alessi

Photography

Gianni Amelio

Screenplay

Sabrina Angelucci

Other

Pasquale Avvisato

Props

Pasquale Avvisato

On-Set Dresser

Gianfranco Barbagallo

Other

Alberto Blasi

Makeup

Anita Borgiotti

Continuity

Tommaso Borgstrom

Camera Assistant

Paride Carrarini

Electrician

Ennio Cascioli

Hair

Vincenzo Castagna

Grip

Giorgia Cecere

Assistant Director

Lorenzo Cera

Hair Assistant

Vincenzo Cerami

Screenplay

Rita Cirilli

Tailor

Italo Clemente

Gaffer

Giovanni Cunsolo

Production Assistant

Lorenzo D'ambrosio

Property Master

Dino Didionisio

Executive Producer

Amedeo Fago

Art Director

Domenico Fattorini

Other

Fabrizio Fraticelli

Assistant Editor

Carla Garagnani

Other

Gianna Gissi

Costume Designer

Sergio Grassi

On-Set Dresser

Patrizia Incarnati

Production Assistant

Paolo Leurini

Electrician

Patrizia Massa

Accountant

Emanuele Mazzilli

Camera Assistant

Umberto Montiroli

Photography

Luciana Morosetti

Production Assistant

Tonino Nardi

Director Of Photography

Anna Orieti

Other

Simona Paggi

Editor

Vittorio Pescetelli

Electrician

Franco Piersanti

Music

Giulio Pietromarchi

Camera Assistant

Roberto Priori

Assistant Editor

Marco Quaranta

Makeup Assistant

Claudio Ricci

Gaffer

Lamberto Ricciardi

Other

Angelo Rizzoli

Producer

Vittorio Rocghetti

Gaffer

Roberto Rosati

Gaffer

Nicola Salerno

Assistant Art Director

Antonio Scaramuzza

Camera Operator

Leonardo Sciascia

Source Material (From Novel)

Alessandro Sermoneta

Screenplay

Enrico Sernicoli

Other

Giuseppe Sorrentino

Assistant Art Director

Antonio Spoletini

Grip

Marco Spoletini

Grip

Daniele Tavazzi

Assistant Art Director

Daniele Tavazzi

Props

Massimo Tavazzi

Property Master

Marco Turco

Assistant Director

Remo Ugolinelli

Sound

Franco Velchi

Art Director

Alberto Venvenuti

Electrician

Giulio Viggiani

Boom Operator

Corrado Volpicelli

Boom Operator

Film Details

Also Known As
Porte Aperte, Portes Ouvertes
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Distribution Company
Orion Classics
Location
Sicily, Italy; Rome, Italy

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 48m

Award Nominations

Best Foreign Language Film

1990

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Felix Award for European Film of the Year at the 1990 European Film Awards.

Limited Release in United States March 8, 1991

Released in United States 1990

Released in United States 1991

Released in United States February 3, 1991

Released in United States January 1991

Released in United States May 10, 1991

Released in United States May 1990

Released in United States May 1991

Released in United States October 1990

Released in United States on Video December 19, 1991

Released in United States September 1990

Released in United States Spring March 8, 1991

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica February 28 - March 8, 1991.

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Directors Fortnight) May 11 & 12, 1990.

Shown at Filmfest DC in Washington, DC, May 1-12, 1991.

Shown at Miami Film Festival February 3, 1991.

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (out of competition) August 23-September 3, 1990.

Shown at New York Film Festival September 27 & 29, 1990.

Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 8-13, 1991.

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 6-15, 1990.

Released in United States 1990 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (out of competition) August 23-September 3, 1990.)

Released in United States 1991 (Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica February 28 - March 8, 1991.)

Released in United States January 1991 (Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 8-13, 1991.)

Released in United States February 3, 1991 (Shown at Miami Film Festival February 3, 1991.)

Limited Release in United States March 8, 1991

Released in United States Spring March 8, 1991

Shown at Valladolid Film Festival, Spain October 19-28, 1990.

Began shooting February 1989.

Released in United States May 1990 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Directors Fortnight) May 11 & 12, 1990.)

Released in United States May 1991 (Shown at Filmfest DC in Washington, DC, May 1-12, 1991.)

Released in United States May 10, 1991

Released in United States September 1990 (Shown at New York Film Festival September 27 & 29, 1990.)

Released in United States September 1990 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals September 6-15, 1990.)

Released in United States October 1990 (Shown at Valladolid Film Festival, Spain October 19-28, 1990.)

Released in United States on Video December 19, 1991