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Visconti, Luchino 1906-1976

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Death in Venice by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

80 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,353 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
Il gattopardo The leopard by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

95 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La vida de Don Fabrizio, Príncipe de Salina, y de toda su familia, se ve alterada tras la invasión de Sicilia por las tropas de Garibaldi. De modos que todos se refugian en la casa de campo que la familia tiene en Donnafugatta. Hasta el lugar se desplazan, además de la mujer del Prínicipe y sus tres hijos, el joven Tancredi, el sobrino predilecto de Don Fabrizio."
Senso by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

108 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 817 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
La terra trema by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

133 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on director Luchino Visconti's vision of a peasant uprising, this haunting film details a Sicilian fishing village's battle to rebuild their post-war society in the face of an exploitative wholesaler. Visconti's purest excursion into neorealism and a masterpiece of post-war Italian cinema, La Terra Trema features striking location photography, an obscure Sicilian dialect, and an entire cast of non-professional actors. It vividly captures the struggles of a real-life family
Ossessione by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

110 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Italian Language with English subtitles
Two screenplays: La terra trema, Senso by Luchino Visconti( Book )

37 editions published between 1948 and 1985 in 5 languages and held by 534 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 )

15 editions published between 1970 and 1985 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2 copies located in Circulation
Bellissima by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

73 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dreaming of a better life for her family, a star struck mother invests everything, including her last penny, into the dream that her daughter will be discovered at an open casting
Ludwig by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

49 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 464 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 )

59 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 445 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
Le notti bianche White nights( Visual )

7 editions published between 1957 and 2005 in Italian and English and held by 435 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 )

14 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 411 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
Boccaccio '70 scherzo in quattro atti by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

65 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four act cinematic joke
L'innocente by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

42 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 320 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
The leopard by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

49 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 184 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
Rocco e i suoi fratelli Rocco and his brothers by luchino visconti ( '60 ) movie( Visual )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 174 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
Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi's opera of political and amorous adventures in the court of Philip II of Spain
Ossessione Obsession( Visual )

22 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in Italian and English and held by 152 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
Rocco e i suoi fratelli by Guido Aristarco( Book )

35 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosaria Darondi, con Simone, Rocco, Ciro e Luca, emigra dalla Lucania nella Milano del boom economico, dove l'attende il quinto figlio Vincenzo. Il capoluogo lombardo offrirà diverse opportunità che cambieranno la vita di tutti, fino alla disgregazione totale della famiglia e dei suoi valori, malgrado i tentativi di Rocco
The leopard Il gattopardo( Visual )

26 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luchino Visconti's The Leopard (Il Gattopardo) is an epic on the grandest possible scale. The film recreates, with nostalgia, drama, and opulence, the tumultuous years of Italy's Risorgimento-when the aristocracy lost its grip and the middle classes rose and formed a unified, democratic Italy. Burt Lancaster stars as the aging prince watching his culture and fortune wane in the face of a new generation, represented by his upstart nephew (Alain Delon) and his beautiful fiancee (Claudia Cardinale)
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Alternative Names
Luchino Visconti

Luchino Visconti cineasta italiano

Luchino Visconti cinaste 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

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, 1906-1976

Лукино Висконти итальянский режиссёр

Лукіна Вісконці

Лукіно Вісконті

Լուկինո Վիսկոնտի

לוקינו ויסקונטי

لوتشينو فيسكونتي

لوکینو ویسکونتی

লুকিনো ভিস্‌কন্তি

ლუკინო ვისკონტი

루키노 비스콘티

ヴィスコンティ, ルキノ



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