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The life of Leonardo da Vinci( Visual )

13 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man who painted the Mona Lisa and the Last Supper was considered the most brilliant mind of the Renaissance, if not in all of history. This portrait of Leonardo da Vinci is a compelling version of his life as well as a serious study of his work and the inventive capacity of this century genius
Jesus of Nazareth by Anthony Burgess( Visual )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

32 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in Italian and English and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This performance of Puccino's Madama Butterfly was recorded in the open-air Arena di Verona
Il Commissario Montalbano Detective Montalbano by Alberto Sironi( Visual )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Italian and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Salvo Montalbano solves crimes in Vigata with his always loyal and sometimes effective police squad
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

22 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in Italian and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The action takes place in ancient Egypt, and tells of the love of Radames, the captain of the guard, for a slave girl, Aida. She is the daughter of the King of Ethiopia, who is captured by Radames and the Egyptian troops. Tricked into betraying military secrets, Radames is condemned to be buried alive. He is joined by Aida, who dies with him
Pane e tulipani Bread and Tulips by Silvio Soldini( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in Italian and German and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a harried housewife is accidentally left behind while on vacation with her family, she decides to take a holiday of her own in Venice. She becomes charmed by the city and her newfound freedom. She decides to extend her stay, finding a job in a flower shop, renting a room from a wistful waiter, and rediscovers her love for playing the accordian. But her solo journey does not sit well with her tyrannical husband, who hires an amateur detective to bring her back home
Frost Nixon the original Watergate interviews( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes in-depth interviews of U.S. President Richard Nixon by Sir David Frost in May, 1977 regarding the infamous Watergate scandal, followed by a segment, "Behind the scenes." That final segment features footage from 2007 of Frost discussing "clinching the interviews, Nixon's advisors, ground rules, on location, Nixon's reaction, and the final meeting" he had with Nixon at San Clemente
La meglio gioventù The best of youth by Marco Tullio Giordana( Visual )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Italian and English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film is about the members of an ordinary, modern Italian family, in love, at work, at one another's sides and on one another's nerves. The lives of the two brothers at the center of the story, Matteo and Nicola, tell a tale of youthful baby-boomer idealism, rebelliousness, and disillusionment, followed by the mellowing of middle age. Qualified as a doctor, Nicola embodies '60s restlessness, as he becomes a woodworker. Diffident literature student Matteo becomes a soldier, then a policeman and detective. Their lives unfold as threads in the larger historical tapestry, wherein events such as the Florence floods of 1966, workers' uprisings in Turin a few years later, the Red Brigades terrorism of the 1970s, and the Mafia trials of the 1990s occur and affect them. Though their lives follow wildly divergent paths the brothers remain close, and their decisions figure strongly in determining each other's futures. The film presents a fascinating study of the ways in which people continue to grow after they have become adults
The scarlet and the black( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Germans occupied Rome during World War II, Monsignor O'Flaherty worked to help escaped POWs using his Vatican diplomatic immunity. Based on a true story
Nuovo cinema paradiso by Giuseppe Tornatore( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Salvatore, known to all as Toto, is fascinated by the movies and befriended by projectionist Alfredo. Toto becomes Alfredo's apprentice, which nurtures his love for cinema. The Cinema Paradiso is the center of village life, despite the depredations of Father Adelfio, who censors all of the films, indicating where to cut--at every kissing scene--by ringing a small bell. After a fire blinds Alfredo, Toto becomes the projectionist. As Toto grows older, his gaze switches from the flickering images on the screen to pretty classmate, but they are separated when Toto is drafted into the military. Thirty years later Salvatore, now a successful filmmaker in Rome, learns that Alfredo has died. His return to the small Sicilian village of his childhood unleashes a flood of memory, of a love as fleeting as those forbidden, excised kisses
Saraband by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Swedish and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saraband is a revisitation to 1973's Scenes From a Marriage, as thirty-odd years have passed in the lives of former husband and wife Johan and Marianne. An inner prompting has sent Marianne to visit Johan in his ramshackle but finely appointed house in the middle of the forest, where she becomes a sounding board for the emotional wreckage she encounters there: Henrik (Johan's 61-year-old son) and Henrik's 19-year-old daughter, Karin. Henrik and Karin are musicians, both locked in grief over the death of wife and mother Anna two years earlier. Infused with the unsentimental, gentle humor of distanced perspective and thoughtful reflection, this is another of Bergman's provocative expositions into the most fundamental human need: connection
Goya by Carlos Saura( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Off-air recording of television program broadcast on October 8, 2004 and date copied on October 19, 2004 made by : Bundoora, Vic. : La Trobe University, The Borchardt Library. OA2004-344
Berlin Alexanderplatz einen film in 13 teilen und einem epilog( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in German and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After spending four years in prison for killing his girlfriend, lumbering man-child Franz Biberkopf is finally released back into society. He wants to stay honest now he has left jail, but it is tough in the Alexanderplatz section of Berlin. After failing to succeed in several 'regular' jobs, he falls in with some old cohorts and an on-again, off-again association with thugs. Post-war society is crumbling, and it appears that nothing will bring it back. Originally made for television, Berlin Alexanderplatz is a prototype for the modern long-form drama, grandfather to Tony and the Sopranos
E la nave va = And the ship sails on by Federico Fellini( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in Italian and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un jour de 1914, un navire ayant à son bord une société mondaine et cosmopolite prend la mer pour aller disperser les cendres d'une cantatrice célèbre à proximité d'une île
Padre padrone by Paolo Taviani( Visual )

24 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in Italian and English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful story of a son's development under an oppressive father. Gavino Ledda lives in solitude as an illiterate Sardinian shephard. His father is the brutal instrument of that solitude. Year after year Gavino is isolated alone with his flock in the mountains; separated from family, schools and the collectivity of his town. Finally, he rebels against his father and his own illiteracy. Studying by himself, Gavino earns his degree and writes a book about himself
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in Italian and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franco Zefirelli's film of Giuseppe Verdi's opera La traviata. Based on the play La dame aux camélias by Alexandre Dumas, the opera revolves around a 19th century courtesan Violetta, and her lover Alfredo
Nostalghia by Andreĭ Arsenʹevich Tarkovskiĭ( Visual )

22 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traveling through Italy with an interpreter to research a composer's life, a poet haunted by visions of his home and family in Russia meets a hermit fixated on the spiritual decay of humanity who claims he knows the secret of its salvation
Takhté siah Blackboards by Samīrā Makhmalbāf( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in Kurdish and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of male teachers crosses the mountainous paths of the remote Iranian Kurdish region. The men wander from village to village in search of students, carrying large blackboards on their backs. The boards are sometime used as shelter, camouflage, and shields instead of for teaching purposes. One by one the men venture away from the group in search of students to teach. Along their way they must face other hardships and obstacles, including unseen enemy helicopters and gunfire
La notte di San Lorenzo by Paolo Taviani( Visual )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in Italian and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the final days of World War II in Italy, seen mostly through the eyes of a six-year-old girl. It is a mythic recollection of the protagonist, and stamped indelibly on the film's legion of admirers
Cristo si è fermato a Eboli Christ stopped at Eboli by Francesco Rosi( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in Italian and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Levi, an intellectual exiled by the Fascist government during World War II to a mountain village in southern Italy, discovers the resilience and dignity of people who live close to the land
 
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controlled identityRadio audizioni Italia

EIAR

Ente italiano audizioni radiofoniche

Itlia. Radiotelevisione italiana

Italian Radio-television

Italy Radiotelevisione italiana

R.A.I.

R.A.I.--Radiotelevisione italiana

Radio Audizione Italia

Radio audizioni Italia

Radio italiana.

Radio tlvision italienne

Radio Tlvision Italienne Roma

Radio-televisione italiana

Rai

RAI Italian Television

RAI -- Radiotelevisione italiana

RAI-TV

RAI TV (Radiotelevisione italiana)

Rome (Italie)

Unione radiofonica italiana

URI

Languages
Italian (206)

English (43)

Spanish (13)

German (5)

Kurdish (4)

French (3)

Russian (2)

Swedish (1)

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Jesus of NazarethMadama ButterflyAidaThe scarlet and the blackSarabandNostalghiaTakhté siah Blackboards