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Volonté, Gian Maria 1933-

Overview
Works: 206 works in 664 publications in 8 languages and 6,022 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Western films  War films  Police films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Artist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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posthumous Publications by Gian Maria Volonté, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Gian Maria Volonté
For a few dollars more by Sergio Leone ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,682 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 )
23 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first of the "spaghetti westerns" this film, with its unremitting violence, gritty realism, tongue-in-cheek humour and striking visuals making full use of the widescreen format, launched the careers of director Sergio Leone and a little-known actor called Clint Eastwood
Le cercle rouge Red circle by Jean-Pierre Melville ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 644 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 persued by a police superintendent
Cristo si è fermato a Eboli Christ stopped at Eboli by Francesco Rosi ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 352 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 )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 164 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."
Porte aperte Open doors by Gianni Amelio ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in Italian and held by 161 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
Investigation of a citizen above suspicion ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 128 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."
The Sergio Leone anthology ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 103 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
Sacco & Vanzetti by Giuliano Montaldo ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and French and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama about the 1927 Massachusetts trial and execution of two Italian-American immigrant anarchists
Cristo si è fermato a Eboli Christ stopped at Eboli ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in Italian and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carlo Levi, a political exile, is banished to a village in Southern Italy in 1935 by Mussolini for anti-fascist writings. It is an alien world of poverty and despair, when he discovers that human values are stronger than values of the state
Lucky Luciano by Francesco Rosi ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 71 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
The Clint Eastwood collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Fistful of dollars, an anonymous but deadly sharpshooter rides into a lawless Mexican border town torn by war between two factions, the Baxters and the Rojo's. Instead of fleeing or dying, as most other would do, the man schemes to play the two sides off each other, getting rich in the bargain
Uomini contro by Francesco Rosi ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in Italian and held by 52 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
El Chucho, quien sabe? A bullet for the general ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"At the height of the Mexican revolution, a mysterious young American joins a gang of marauders led by El Chucho on a series of savage raids to steal guns for a powerful rebel general. But when the Gringo brings his own cold-blooded ideals to the bandits, El Chucho discovers that the real weapons of war belong to the no army. In a land ravaged by poverty and violence, can true freedom be bought with a single bullet?"--Container
Fistful of dollars For a few dollars more ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Fistful of dollars" : A mysterious gunman has just arrived in San Miguel, a grim and dusty border town where two rival bands of smugglers are terrorizing the impoverished citizens. A master of the "quick-draw", the stranger soon receives lucrative offers of employment from each gang. He accepts both offers, setting in motion a plan to destroy the criminals
A bullet for the general by Damiano Damiani ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the Mexican Revolution, a government agent is hired to kill a revolutionary army general. By doing so, he gains the loyalty of a guerilla leader named El Chuncho
Christ stopped at Eboli by Francesco Rosi ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in Italian and English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A political exile is sent to live in Southern Italy by Mussolini in 1935 and discovers that life is more than something defined by political boundaries
Crónica de una muerte anunciada ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 36 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
Sacco e Vanzetti ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le 5 mai 1920, deux Italiens, Nicola Sacco, un cordonnier, et Bartolomeo Vanzetti, un poissonnier, sont arrêtés pour détention d'armes illicite. Ils sont accusés d'un meurtre commis lors d'un hold-up. Leur avocat, Fred Moore, démontre la validité de leurs alibis. Cependant, par zénophobie, par peur du bolchévisme (Vanzetti est un anarchiste), le juge et le "district attorney" influencent le jury qui condamne Sacco et Vanzetti à mort. Malgré les preuves qui devraient accuser un autre homme, Joe Morelli, le juge refuse de rouvrir le dossier et les deux hommes mourront sur la chaise électrique le 23 août 1927
La classe operaia va in paradiso by Elio Petri ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in Italian and French and held by 34 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
 
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Alternative Names
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
Languages
Italian (130)
English (97)
French (44)
Spanish (17)
German (8)
Russian (2)
Hungarian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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