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Visconti, Luchino 1906-1976

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Il gattopardo The leopard by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

189 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,706 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
Death in Venice by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

141 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composer Gustav von Aschenbach takes a convalescent holiday at the Venice Lido after the death of his child and the disastrous reception of his new compositions. Bored, he indulges an idle, whimsical, faintly epicurean interest in a beautiful boy sporting on the beach. The boy represents an ideal of perfect physical beauty; his youth and naturalness reproach Aschenbach's vanity and creative sterility. The onset of a deadly pestilence resolves his infatuation, as corruption eventually compromises all ideals
Senso by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

95 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1866. This is a dramatic story of a passionate love, of a Venice feeling the coming war with Austria. A beautiful countess succumbs to a young austrian lieutentant's charms and lets herself go into a game of love that she will never be able to quiet. This is a striking color production in the operatic grand cinema style, and an acknowledged classic of postwar Italian cinema
La terra trema by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

109 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sicilian villagers plot to overthrow the tyranny of wholesalers depriving them of a decent living
Ossessione by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

108 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Italian Language with English subtitles
The damned Götterdämmerung by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

89 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 587 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
Le notti bianche White nights by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

44 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 549 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
Two screenplays: La terra trema, Senso by Luchino Visconti( Book )

26 editions published between 1947 and 1985 in 4 languages and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the tough life led by Sicilian fishermen, this haunting and beautiful film allows the images of the villagers' struggle for sustenance in the face of unscrupulous businessmen to relay their sense of frustration and injustice
Three screenplays: White nights. Rocco and his brothers. The job [an episode from Boccaccio '70] by Luchino Visconti( Book )

12 editions published between 1970 and 1985 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2 copies located in Circulation
L'innocente by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

82 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The decadence of the aristocracy of late 19th century Italy is revealed through the lives of a bored aristocrat, his long-suffering wife, and a glamorous widow
Rocco e i suoi fratelli by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

26 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La historia de cuatro hermanos italianos pobres y su madre que salen de su país de origen con esperanzas de mejorar su fortuna amarga
Ludwig by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

21 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in Italian and English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An operatic portrait of Ludwig II, the 19th century mad king of Bavaria. Tormented by his unrequited love for his cousin, Empress Elisabeth of Austria, coupled with his obsession for the music of Wagner, Ludwig retreats into a fantasy world. He builds fairytale castles and ultimately loses his already-fragile grip on his sanity
Bellissima by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

65 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Italian master director Luchino Visconti (The Leopard, Rocco and His Brothers) directs this searing critique of celebrity culture in post war Italy. Maddalena (Anna Magnani - Open City, The Rose Tattoo, Mamma Roma) is an impoverished screen struck mother convinced of her daughter Maria's star potential when auditions are called for a child actor role at Cincetta studios. Dreaming of a better life as she struggles in working class Rome Maddalena invests everything including her last penny into the dream her daughter will be discovered"--Container
Rocco e i suoi fratelli Rocco and his brothers by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

111 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature film from Italy. Drama. A poor southern Italian family travels to the industrial north, where they are beset by misfortune
Boccaccio '70 scherzo in quattro atti by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

58 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four act cinematic joke
Gruppo di famiglia in un interno by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

31 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About a lonely art collector who lives in Rome and how his life is changed when the wife of a rightist industrialist, Marchesa Bianca Brumonti, her gigolo Konrad, her precocious daughter and her daughter's boyfriend Stefano end up renting the upper portion of his luxurious apartment. He gets involved in the affairs of complete strangers much against his will and ends up being even lonelier than before
Don Carlos an opera in five acts by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 153 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
Rocco e i suoi fratelli by Guido Aristarco( Book )

23 editions published between 1960 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The widow Rosaria moves to Milano from Lucania with her four sons, one of whom is Rocco
Conversation piece by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

32 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired professor of American origin lives a solitary life revolving around his collection of paintings. He is confronted by a vulgar Italian marchesa and her companions: her lover, her daughter, and daughter's boyfriend. After being strong-armed into renting them an apartment on the top floor of his luxurious Roman palazzo, the professor's quiet routine is turned into chaos
Morte a Venezia di Luchino Visconti by Nicola Badalucco( Book )

11 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Il gattopardo The leopard
Alternative Names
Luchino Visconti

Luchino Visconti cineasta italiano

Luchino Visconti cinéaste italien

Luchino Visconti Italiaans filmregisseur

Luchino Visconti Italian theatre, opera and cinema director

Luchino Visconti italienischer Schriftsteller, Theater- und Filmregisseur

Luchino Visconti włoski reżyser i scenarzysta, pisarz

Luchinu Visconti

Luchinus Visconti

Lukino Viskonti

Lukīno Viskonti itāļu teātra, operas un kinorežisors, scenārists

Modrone, Luchino 1906-1976

Morone, Luchino Visconti di 1906-1976

Visconti di Morone, Luchino 1906-1976

Visconti L. 1906-1976

Visconti, Luchino

Visconti , Lukino

Viskonti, Lukīno, 1906-1976

Λουκίνο Βισκόντι Ιταλός σκηνοθέτης

Висконти Л. 1906-1976

Висконти Лукино

Висконти, Лукино, 1906-1976

Лукино Висконти итальянский режиссёр

Лукіна Вісконці

Лукіно Вісконті

Լուկինո Վիսկոնտի

לוקינו ויסקונטי

لوتشينو فيسكونتي

لوکینو ویسکونتی

লুকিনো ভিস্‌কন্তি

ლუკინო ვისკონტი

루키노 비스콘티

비스콘티, 루치노 1906-1976

비스콘티, 루키노 1906-1976

ヴィスコンティ, ルキノ

ルキノ・ヴィスコンティ

盧奇諾·維斯孔蒂

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Death in VeniceLudwigLuchino ViscontiVisconti : explorations of beauty and decayRocco and his brothers : (Rocco e i suoi fratelli)Visconti : insights into flesh and bloodSenso : Visconti's film and Boito's novella : a case study in the relation between literature and film