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Visconti, Luchino 1906-1976

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Death in Venice by Luchino Visconti( Visual )
79 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Filmed in Venice, this drama centers around a world-famous composer and conductor who, on a solitary rest holiday, spies an innocent young boy and becomes obsessed with him
Il gattopardo The leopard by Luchino Visconti( Visual )
51 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Sicily in the 1800s, this film depicts Prince Salina, a great landowner, who watches the decrease of the aristocracy's power and influence during the 'Il Risorgimento', the unification of Italy under the royal House of Savoy. The upper class tries to ignore the nationalist movements, while the prince's rebellious nephew joins Giuseppe Garibaldi's revolutionaries
Senso by Luchino Visconti( Visual )
100 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Italian director Luchino Visconti dishes up his usual blend of elegance and decadence in Senso. The international cast includes French film star Alida Valli as an Italian countess married to a Venetian nobelman, and English leading man Farley Granger as an Austrian military officer. The two are swept up in the Austrian empire's evacuation of Italy in 1866. Valli and Granger fall in love, but Valli ultimately realizes that the officer in interested only in her wealth and prestige, whereupon she gives him over to a firing squad
Ossessione by Luchino Visconti( Visual )
86 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originally released in 1942. Certificate PG. Running time 140 mins
Three screenplays: White nights. Rocco and his brothers. The job [an episode from Boccaccio '70] by Luchino Visconti( Book )
14 editions published between 1970 and 1985 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 copies located in Circulation
Two screenplays: La terra trema, Senso by Luchino Visconti( Book )
20 editions published between 1970 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ludwig by Luchino Visconti( Visual )
43 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historical evocation of Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from his crowning in 1864 until his death in 1886, as a romantic hero. Fan of Richard Wagner, betrayed by him, in love with his cousin Elisabeth of Austria, abandonned by her, tormented by his homosexuality, he will little by little slip toward madness
Rocco e i suoi fratelli by Luchino Visconti( Visual )
54 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The story of four poor Italian brothers and their mother who leave their country home and move to bustling Milan with hopes of improving their bitter fortune. The family is thrown into chaos when two of the brothers are torn apart by their love for the same woman and their struggles to succeed in a viciously competitive world."--Container
La terra trema by Luchino Visconti( Visual )
67 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originally released in 1948. Certificate U. Running time 153 mins
Le notti bianche White nights ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2005 in Italian and English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A chance encounter on a canal bridge results in a series of twilight rendezvous between a lonely man and a sheltered woman haunted by a lover's promise
The damned Götterdämmerung ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in English and German and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The degradation of a great family, set against the historical background of the "Night the long knives" and the rise of Nazism
Bellissima by Luchino Visconti( Visual )
67 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maddalena Cecconi glaubt, ihre kleine Tochter Maria sei zum Filmstar berufen und hofft, mit der Karriere der Kleinen zu einem glanzvollen Leben aufsteigen zu können
L'innocente by Luchino Visconti( Visual )
40 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tullio, a debauched aristocratic libertine, indulges in a series of affairs and finally leaves his wife for his mistress. Faced with the wrath of his mistresses' cuckolded husband, Tullio tries to return to his wife only to learn that she has begun a tryst with a young writer, Filippo
Il Gattopardo by Luchino Visconti( Visual )
71 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A historical drama set in 1860 about a Sicilian prince who recognizes the crumbling of the aristocracy and meets the changing scene and the rise of the middle class with pride
Rocco e i suoi fratelli Rocco and his brothers ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rocco chronicles the tensions within a southern family - a mother and her five sons - who have moved to a northern Italian city. The drama unfolds in a series of episodes merging into each other in which each of the five sons moves in turn to occupy the centre of the stage. Nowell-Smith suggests that each brother, in a sense, represents a certain kind of solution to the problems faced by a southern immigrant family in this historical moment (the 1950s in Milan) yet they are not typical
Ossessione Obsession ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1942 and 2004 in Italian and English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspirada en la novela de James M. Cain 'El cartero siempre llama dos veces', este filme es uno de los precursores del neorrealismo
Boccaccio '70 scherzo in quattro atti ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in Italian and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four satires on morality, prudery, and hypocrisy
Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in Italian and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in France and Spain in the second half of the 16th century, the opera tells of the political and amorous rivalry between Philip II of Spain and his son, Don Carlo
The leopard Il gattopardo ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounts the years of Italy's Risorgimento when the aristocracy lost its grip and the middle classes rose and formed a democratic Italy
La terra trema episodio del mare by Luchino Visconti( Visual )
20 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In the poor Sicilian village of Aci Trezza the fisherman have been exploited for generations. Tired of the endless cycle of poverty, a young soldier returns home from war and convinces his family to strike out on their own. Tragically, his plan to change the system is met with a cruel blow that pushes them even further under water. Shot on location with non-professional actors, Luchino Visconti's haunting second film remains a masterpiece of Italian cinema as well as a 'landmark Neorealist work.'" -- Summary from container
 
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Alternative Names
Luchino Visconti
Modrone, Luchino 1906-1976
Morone, Luchino Visconti di 1906-1976
Visconti di Morone, Luchino 1906-1976
Visconti, Luchino
Visconti , Lukino
Viskonti, Lukino 1906-1976
ヴィスコンティ, ルキノ
Languages
Italian (564)
English (218)
French (43)
German (40)
Spanish (7)
Multiple languages (7)
Japanese (2)
Russian (1)
Portuguese (1)
Dutch (1)
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