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Aprà, Adriano

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Most widely held works by Adriano Aprà
Francesco, giullare di Dio The flowers of St. Francis( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Italian and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a series of simple and joyous vignettes, director Roberto Rossellini and co-writer Federico Fellini lovingly convey the universal teachings of The People's Saint: humility, faith, and sacrifice. Gorgeously photographed to evoke the medieval paintings of Saint Francis' time, and cast with monks from the Nocera Inferiore Monastery"--Container
Il Generale Della Rovere by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

12 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in Italian and held by 348 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
My method : writings and interviews by Roberto Rossellini( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La notte by Michelangelo Antonioni( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An emotionally estranged couple faces heartache, desperation, and personal loss all in the course of one night
Roma, città aperta by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Italian and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Nazis occupied Rome, a brave few fought against it. An underground agent who is cornered by the Germans in a certain quarter of Rome, flees the Germans. In the course of his flight he imperils his resistance friends
Journey to Italy by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Among the most influential films of the postwar era, Robert Rossellini's Journey to Italy charges the declining marriage of a couple from England on a trip in the countryside near Naples. More than just the anatomy of a relationship, Rossellini's masterpiece is a heartrending work of emotion and spirituality
Europe '51 by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ingrid Bergman plays a wealthy, self-absorbed Rome socialite racked by guilt over the shocking death of her young son. As a way of dealing with her grief and finding meaning in her life, she decides to devote her time and money to the city's poor and sick. Her newfound, single-minded activism leads to conflicts with her husband and questions about her sanity
The Fabulous Thirties : Italian cinema 1929-1944( Book )

5 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il mio metodo : scritti e interviste by Roberto Rossellini( Book )

19 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

3 films by Roberto Rossellini starring Ingrid Bergman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This box set features the resulting collaboration produced as a series of films that are works of both sociopolitical concern and metaphysical melodrama. Stromboli, Europe '51, and Journey to Italy are intensely personal portraits that reveal the director at his most emotional and the glamorous actor at her most anguished, and that capture them and the world around them in transition
Paisà by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Italian and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six vignettes follow the Allied invasion from July 1943 to winter 1944, from Sicily north to Venice. Communication is fragile. A woman leads an Allied patrol through a mine field, she dies protecting a G.I. but the Yanks think she killed him. A street urchin steals shoes from a G.I. who tracks him to a shanty town. A G.I. meets a woman the day Rome is liberated, in six months they meet again. A U.S. nurse braves the trip across the Arno into German fire in search of a partisan she loves. Three chaplains, including a Jew, call on a monastery north in the Apennines. Allied soldiers and partisans try to escape capture in the marshes of the Po
Deutschland im Jahre Null( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edmund, a young boy who lives amid the rubble that is Berlin after World War II, struggles and scrambles to help his family in getting food and barely survive
Amore e rabbia by Carlo Lizzani( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of 5 short linked stories of love, anger, and indifference at the end of the 20th century
Le cinéma coréen( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in French and German and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il conformista by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man is sent on a mission to assassinate his former teacher, and uses his honeymoon with his wife as a cover. He becomes entranced by his former teacher's wife, and begins to question the fascist tenants he has accepted all of his life
La télévision comme utopie by Roberto Rossellini( Book )

8 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C'est après l'échec de Anima nera, en 1962, un film qui annonce pourtant un renouveau de la comédie italienne, que Roberto Rossellini décide d'abandonner le cinéma pour un nouveau mode d'expression : la télévision. Dès lors, il va se faire l'humble rapporteur des faits et gestes du passé, des grands événements et des grandes figures qui ont changé le cours de l'histoire
Andy Warhol 4 silent movies( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kiss: Features a series of couples kissing in close-up. Includes American sculptor, Marisol, art critic Pierre Restany, and poet Ed Sanders, as well as regulars from Warhol's studio, The Factory
Ermanno Olmi : il cinema, i film, la televisione, la scuola( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in Italian and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rossellini visto da Rossellini Rossellini seen by Rossellini( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in Italian and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on filmmaker Robert Rossellini, with excerpts from his films and various interviews with Rossellini himself
Marco Bellocchio : il cinema e i film by Adriano Apr( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in Italian and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.47 (from 0.29 for Francesco, ... to 0.89 for Le cinéma ...)

My method : writings and interviews
Alternative Names
Adriano Apr critico cinematografico italiano

Adriano Apr italienischer Autor und Filmkritiker

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