Antonella Di Maria
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nuovo cinema paradiso/ New Paradise Cinema

I made this cake in honour of Tornatore’s “Nuovo Cinema Paradiso” and his co-star Totò Cascio who played the little boy’s role and now lives in my neighbour village (he is 36 now).

Actually, I was commissioned to do it by the italian Cake Design Magazine and I really wish that this cake could help to remember a part of our parent’s story and life.

I was particularly impressed by the giant anchors on the shore… meaning “to be anchored” which were referring to one’s boundage to the own native land and Alfredo (the projectionist) saying to the young man “Go, go away! This is a cursed land!” These words helped the young man to go away to Rome where he later became a famous director.

-- Antonella Di Maria Torte and Design https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100005037798416

Perfection & awesomeness rolled into one <3

-- Jo, NZ, https://www.facebook.com/CiccioCakes

WOW!! Loved the movie, love this cake!

-- Dina @ miettes, http://www.facebook.com/pages/miettes/257790597632317

Oh wow! awesome indeed! the hat really tops it off:)

-- Chris

What a spectacular cake and love the sentiments behind it too

-- Sasi, Sydney Australia, http://cakesbyssn.blogspot.com.au/, https://www.facebook.com/CakesbySasi

Oh wow, wow, wow, this cake is spectacular, what an honor to have been chosen to do it also, you should be so proud of yourself.

-- Dream Cakes and Creations, Australia

<3 thank you so much!!!

-- Antonella Di Maria Torte and Design https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100005037798416

thank you!!! I’m so happy that you remember the movie and learn so a little bit of our history!

-- Antonella Di Maria Torte and Design https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100005037798416

thanks CAKESDECOR for choosing this cake as editor’s choice for today! I’m so happy and grateful to all of you. You’ve made my day!

-- Antonella Di Maria Torte and Design https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100005037798416

Another Masterpiece Antonella!!!I loved the story of the movie, you did na amazing job!!! Congratulations!! xxx

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