Melissa Rose Bernardo
November 03, 2006 AT 05:00 AM EST

Which version of Giuseppe Tornatore’s movie — the unabashedly nostalgic tale of a Sicilian boy and his film-projectionist father figure?do you prefer: the Oscar-winning original, or the less sentimental, much longer director’s cut? Now, with Cinema Paradiso: Collector’s Edition, you can have both.

A CD proves the Ennio Morricone soundtrack still enchants. As for Michael Chiarello’s cooking demo, grilled pesto pizza and brown-buttered popcorn sound appetizing, but Paradiso will go just as well with a large pepperoni and Pop Secret.

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