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Volonté, Gian Maria 1933-

Overview
Works: 293 works in 1,080 publications in 9 languages and 7,037 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Spaghetti Westerns  Film adaptations  Crime films  History  Action and adventure films  Interviews  Documentary films  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author, Artist, 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 )

84 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

54 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,487 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 )

62 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 708 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 Carlo Levi( Visual )

52 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 464 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 )

31 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 170 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 Leonardo Sciascia( Visual )

33 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 166 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 )

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

"The Kafkaesque tale of a Roman police inspector ... investigating a heinous crime which he himself committed"--Container
The Sergio Leone anthology( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 105 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 )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 93 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 90 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 & Vanzetti by Giuliano Montaldo( Visual )

6 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and French and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about the 1921 Massachusetts trial and execution of two Italian-American immigrant anarchists for murder
The Clint Eastwood collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 83 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
La classe operaia va in paradiso by Elio Petri( Visual )

30 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 76 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
Lucky Luciano by Francesco Rosi( Visual )

25 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 62 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
Sacco e Vanzetti by Giuliano Montaldo( Visual )

22 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in Italian and Spanish and held by 57 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
Fistful of dollars : For a few dollars more( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 57 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
Crónica de una muerte anunciada by Francesco Rosi( Visual )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in Spanish and German and held by 50 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
Indagine su un cittadino al di sopra di ogni sospetto( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Italian and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elio Petri's acclaimed Oscar-winning thriller. Petri maintains a tricky balance between absurdity and realism in telling the Kafkaesque tale of a Roman police inspector investigating a heinous crime-which he committed himself. Both a penetrating character study and a disturbing commentary on the draconian crackdowns by the Italian government in the late 1960s and early '70s, Petri's kinetic portrait of surreal bureaucracy is a perversely pleasurable rendering of controlled chaos
Il Caso Moro by Giuseppe Ferrara( Visual )

17 editions published between 1995 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 )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 40 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 aktor włoski

Gian Maria Volonté Italiaans acteur

Gian Maria Volonté Italian actor

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

Джан Марія Волонте

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ג'אן מריה וולונטה שחקן איטלקי

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Le cercle rouge = Red circle