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De Sica, Vittorio 1901-1974

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The bicycle thief = ladri di biciclette by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

290 editions published between 1948 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 3,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In post-WWII poverty-stricken Rome, a man struggles to earn a living for himself and his family. When his bicycle and main means of transport is stolen, with his young son in tow, he attempts to find the thief
Umberto D. by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

136 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shot on location with a cast of nonprofessional actors, Vittorio De Sica's film follows Umberto D. an elderly pensioner, as he struggles to make ends meet during Italy's postwar economic boom. DVD
Two women by Alberto Moravia( Visual )

101 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeking escape from city bombing, an Italian mother and daughter travel war-torn Italy during World War II trying to survive near-starvation, rape by wandering soldiers and other horrors of war
The garden of the Finzi-Continis( Visual )

29 editions published between 1970 and 2001 in Italian and English and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The drama is set in Italy in 1938, when Mussolini's anti-Semetic edicts began to isolate the Jews from their communities. Among them were the Finzi-Continis, an aristocratic Jewish family forced for the first time to acknowledge the world beyond its fenced garden."
A farewell to arms by Charles Vidor( Visual )

34 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romance of an American ambulance driver wounded in World War I who falls in love with his nurse
Leri, oggi, domani = Ieri, oggi, domani by Di xi jia( Visual )

81 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a delightful portrayal of Italian women who manipulate their sexual favors to get what they want. In one tale Sophia Loren finds an unusual angle to legally evade paying her taxes; in another she plays the wife of a wealthy businessman with a knack for turning heads; finally, as a participant in the worlds oldest profession, she entices a seminary student who engages to change her ways
Madame de--( Visual )

6 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in French and Multiple languages and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the novel by Louise de Vilmorin, this film tells a slight, bitter-sweet tale set in 19th century Paris. A pair of earrings pass from husband to wife, to lover, to mistress and finally return to their original owner
The shoes of the fisherman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All eyes are focused on the Vatican, hoping to see the puffs of white smoke signaling the selection of the next Pope, but this time, much more is at stake, for the new pontiff may be the only person who can bring peace to a world on the brink of nuclear war
The bicycle thief; a film by Vittorio De Sica( Book )

31 editions published between 1968 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marriage Italian style by Eduardo De Filippo( Visual )

88 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Spicy account of Loren's efforts to get long-time lover Mastroianni to marry her and stay faithful as her husband"--Container
Sciuscià : Ragazzi by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

125 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two Roman orphans abused by the state reform system
I bambini ci guardano = The children are watching us( Visual )

30 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four-year-old boy is trapped in a loveless family with his suicidal father and his adulteress mother
Miracle in Milan by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

100 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toto est un garçon simple et une sorte de saint capable de faire des miracles. Il va s'établir dans un bidonville de Milan où il rencontre des hommes pauvres mais non désespérés: ces chômeurs et ces oubliés du monde sont, plus que les autres humains, capables de savourer la beauté et les bienfaits de la nature. Toto découvre aussi la solidarité: le jeune homme et ses compagnons se mettent à lutter contre celui qui veut leur prendre leur terrain parce qu'il y a découvert du pétrole
Miracle in Milan by Vittorio De Sica( Book )

14 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story follows Toto, a newborn discovered in a cabbage patch by an elderly woman. Made homeless as an adult he ends up in a shantytown, inspiring the other homeless to build new homes from scraps of wood and metal" [box cover note]
The earrings of madame de by Max Ophuls( Visual )

65 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In order to pay her personal debts, Madame de ... secretly pawns a pair of earrings given to her by her husband, telling him they are lost. As a tale of their possible theft surfaces in society, the exquisite jewels pass from pawnbroker to husband to mistress, from lover to wife, laying bare the hyprocisy and infidelity that lies beneath their veneer of opulent sophistication."--Container
Il Generale Della Rovere( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in Italian and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film of intrigue and heroism within the Italian underground during the German occupation of Italy. Emanuele Bardone, a petty con man, fleeces his victims by posing as a colonel. Persuaded by the Germans to impersonate a partisan leader they have killed, he assumes the admirable qualities of the heroic officer and the German plan backfires
Indiscretion of an American wife & Terminal station( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Turkish and English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American housewife (Jennifer Jones) vacationing in Italy reluctantly decides to put an end to her brief affair with an Italian academic (Montgomery Clift). She flees to Rome's Stazione Termini, where she bids him farewell, but he begs her to stay. The film's plot is simple; its production was not. The troubled collaboration between director Vittorio De Sica and producer David O. Selznick resulted in two cuts of the same film. De Sica's version, Terminal Station, was screened at a length of one-and-a-half hours, but after disappointing previews, Selznick severely re-edited it and changed the title to Indiscretion of an American Wife without De Sica's permission
It started in Naples by Melville Shavelson( Visual )

13 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arriving in Italy to settle his late brother's estate and care for a nephew whom he has never seen, Michael Hamilton soon begins to enjoy the Italian sights, including the boy's beautiful and spirited aunt
Sciuscià : Ragazzi( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Italian and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In post WWII Italy, Giuseppe and Pasquale work on the street shining the shoes of American troops. But when the boys are falsely accused of a crime, they are sent to a brutal state juvenile detention center
Boccaccio '70 by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

64 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four legendary filmmakers direct some of Europe's biggest stars in Boccaccio '70, a landmark anthology film. Mario Monicelli (Big deal on Madonna Street), Federico Fellini (8 1/2), Luchino Visconti (The leopard) and Vittorio De Sica (Yesterday, today and tomorrow) direct Sophia Loren, Anita Ekberg, Romy Schneider and more through four stories of unashamed eros. Modeled on Boccaccio's Decameron, they are comic moral tales about the hypocrisies surrounding sex in 1960s Italy
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Umberto D.
Alternative Names
De Sica, V. 1901-1974

De Sica, V. (Vittorio), 1901-1974

De Sica, Vittorio

De Sika, Vittorio.

De Sika, Vittorio 1901-1974

DeSica, Vittorio 1901-1974

Sica, V. de 1901-1974

Sica, V. de (Vittorio de), 1901-1974

Sica, Vittorio de.

Sica Vittorio de 1901-1974

Ṭi. Cikā, Vikṭōriyā 1901-1974

Victorius De Sica

Vitorio de Sika itāļu kinorežisors

Vittorio De Sica

Vittorio De Sica cineasta italiano

Vittorio De Sica Italiaans filmregisseur

Vittorio De Sica Italian film director

Vittorio De Sica italienischer Filmregisseur des Italienischen Neorealismus und Schauspieler

Vittorio De Sica olasz filmszínész, filmrendező és forgatókönyvíró

Vittorio De Sica réalisateur, metteur en scène et acteur italien

Vittorio De Sica reżyser i aktor włoski

Vittorio de Sika

Vittoriu De Sica

Βιττόριο ντε Σίκα Ιταλός κινηματογραφικός σκηνοθέτης και ηθοποιός

Виторио Де Сика

Витторио Де Сика

Віторыа дэ Сіка

Вітторіо де Сіка

Вітторіо де Сіка італійський актор та кінорежисер

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דה סיקה, ויטוריו 1901-1974

ויטוריו דה סיקה

فيتوريو دي سيكا

ویتوریو دسیکا بازیگر و کارگردان ایتالیایی

वित्तोरियो दे सिका

ভিত্তোরিও দে সিকা Film director

ਵਿਤੋਰੀਓ ਦੇ ਸੀਕਾ

വിറ്റോറിയോ ഡി സിക്ക

ვიტორიო დე სიკა

데 시카, 비토리오 1902-1974

비토리오 데 시카


デ・シーカ, ヴィットリオ

デ・シーカ, ビットリオ


The garden of the Finzi-ContinisThe bicycle thief; a filmIndiscretion of an American wife & Terminal stationVittorio De Sica : contemporary perspectivesBicycle thieves = Ladri di bicicletteVittorio De Sica : director, actor, screenwriterVittorio De Sica : actor, director, auteur