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Volonté, Gian Maria 1933-

Overview
Works: 220 works in 1,116 publications in 9 languages and 7,159 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Spaghetti Westerns  Action and adventure films  Documentary films  Biography  Film adaptations  Historical films  Crime films  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gian Maria Volonté
For a few dollars more by Sergio Leone( Visual )

92 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Western drama in which two bounty hunters join forces to capture an outlaw gang leader
Fistful of dollars by Sergio Leone( Visual )

57 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A mysterious gunman (Eastwood) has just arrived in San Miguel, a grim, dusty border town where two rival bands of smugglers are terrorizing the impoverished citizens. A master of the 'quick draw', the stranger soon receives offers of employment from each gang"--Container
Le cercle rouge = Red circle by Jean-Pierre Melville( Visual )

72 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A master thief is fresh out of prison. But instead of toeing the line, he finds his steps leading back to the shadowy world of crime. He, a notorious escapee, and an alcoholic ex-cop plan a jewel heist, while being pursued by a police superintendent
Cristo si è fermato a Eboli = Christ stopped at Eboli by Francesco Rosi( Visual )

58 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 499 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
Indagine su un cittadino al di sopra di ogni sospetto by Elio Petri( Visual )

35 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Kafkian story. A fascistoid police inspector kills his mistress and deliberately leaves clues just to find out how big his reputation is as "a citizen above suspicion."
Investigation of a citizen above suspicion( Visual )

5 editions published in 2013 in Italian and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Kafkaesque tale of a Roman police inspector ... investigating a heinous crime-which he himself committed"--Container
Porte aperte = Open doors by Gianni Amelio( Visual )

36 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A triple murder puts justice on trial in Fascist Palermo, Italy, 1937. An embezzler murders the boss who fired him, the clerk who replaced him, and then rapes and murders his wife
The Clint Eastwood collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The good, the bad and the ugly, Clint Eastwood returns as the "Man With No Name," this time teaming with two gunslingers to pursue a cache of money and letting no one, not even the warring factions of the Civil War, stand in their way
The Sergio Leone anthology( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Good, the bad and the ugly. A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery
El Chucho, quien sabe? = A bullet for the general by Damiano Damiani( Visual )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Mexican Revolution, a guerilla band allows an American to join them unaware that he was hired by the Mexican government to assasinate their leader, El Chucho
Uomini contro by Francesco Rosi( Visual )

22 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the Italian/Austrian front during World War I, a disastrous Italian attack upon the Austrian positions leads to a mutiny among the decimated Italian troops"--IMDb
Sacco and Vanzetti by Giuliano Montaldo( Visual )

6 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and French and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about the 1927 Massachusetts trial and execution of two Italian-American immigrant anarchists
Lucky Luciano by Francesco Rosi( Visual )

35 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[Film] about the man who started the largest international crime organization in history and the men who would stop at nothing to do him in."--External container
La classe operaia va in paradiso by Elio Petri( Visual )

33 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lulù, a factory worker, realizes that he is a cog in the great capitalist machine of industry, he struggles to make sense of the world around him
Sacco e Vanzetti = Sacco et Vanzetti by Giuliano Montaldo( Visual )

31 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic account of the arrest, murder trial and execution of the Italians Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti in the Boston area during the 1920's
Girl with a suitcase by Valerio Zurlini( Visual )

13 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lorenzo, who's 16 and born to a wealthy family in Parma, tries to make things right toward a showgirl, Aida, whom his older brother has mistreated. In extending kindness and standing up for her, he comes of age. But, is there anything he can do that will alter Aida's situation or her prospects?
Fistful of dollars : For a few dollars more( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For a few dollars more" : Cint Eastwood plays a bounty hunter who doesn't quit until he finishes his job. He joins up with another bounty hunter to catch a sadistic outlaw named Indio
Crónica de una muerte anunciada by Francesco Rosi( Visual )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in Spanish and German and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After marrying against her will, Angela Vicario's angry new husband returns her to her mother once he discovers she is not a virgin. Beaten by her mother, Angela is forced to name the man who deflowered her, prompting her brothers to undertake a murderous mission of revenge
Il Caso Moro by Giuseppe Ferrara( Visual )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in Italian and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the 1978 kipnapping and murder of Italian politician Aldo Moro by the Red Brigades
The man with no name trilogy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three "spaghetti westerns" featuring Clint Eastwood's nameless anti-hero. A fistful of dollars: Borrowing the plot of Akira Kurosawa's Yojimbo, Eastwood plays a gunfighter who comes to a small border town and offers his services to two rival gangs. For a few dollars more: Western drama in which two bounty hunters join forces to capture an outlaw gang leader. The good, the bad and the ugly: Three gunmen set out to find a hidden fortune in this tale of greed, revenge, and epic warfare
 
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Le cercle rouge = Red circle
Alternative Names
Gian Maria Volontè acteur italien

Gian Maria Volontè actor italià

Gian Maria Volonté actor italiano

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Gian Maria Volonté Italiaans acteur

Gian Maria Volonté Italian actor

Gian Maria Volonté Italienesche Schauspiller

Gian Maria Volonté italienischer Schauspieler

Gian Maria Volontè italiensk skådespelare

Gian Maria Volonté italiensk skodespelar

Gian Maria Volonté italiensk skuespiller

Gian Maria Volonté olasz színész

Ioannes Maria Volontè

Volonte, Dzhan Marii︠a︡ 1933-

Volontè, Gian M.

Volontè, Gian M. 1933-1994

Volontè, Gian Maria

Volonte, Gian Maria 1933

Volontè, Gian-Maria 1933-1994

Volonté, Gianmaria 1933-

Volonté, Gianmaria 1933-1994

Wells, John.

Wels, John

Wels, John 1933-

Wels, John 1933-1994

Wels, Johnny.

Wels, Johnny 1933-

Wels, Johnny 1933-1994

Джан Мария Волонте

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