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Taviani, Vittorio 1929-

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La notte de San Lorenzo = Night of the shooting stars by Paolo Taviani( Visual )

54 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing inspiration from their own experiences in nazi-occupied Italy, Paolo and Vittorio Taviani create a touching tale of wartime survival via a loving mother who recollects her flight as a 6 year-old from a Tuscan village during World War II
Cesare deve morire by Paolo Taviani( Visual )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As part of a rehabilitative prison program, inmates at a high-security prison in Rome prepare for a public performance of Shakespeare's 'Julius Caesar.' As they rehearse, the prisoners find that the classic play has both a striking resonance and contrast to their confined lives
Fiorile by Paolo Taviani( Visual )

43 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Le récit de la malédiction de la famille Benedetti : pendant l'occupation de l'Italie par les troupes napoléonniennes, Elizabeth Benedetti tombe amoureuse de Jean, un soldat français. Mais son frère lui vole l'or dont il avait la garde. Dès lors la famille Benedetti devient puissante et riche, mais maudite et haïe."--[]
Kaos by Paolo Taviani( Visual )

27 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five stories by Pirandello are combined in settings near his birthplace
La masseria delle allodole = The lark farm by Ta wei a ni( Visual )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stirring and stunning story of an aristocratic family who is unexpectedly swept into the ravages of World War I and a forbidden passion that may be the family's only hope. Nunik is a proud, headstrong Armenian woman whose indomitable spirit captures the heart of an enemy Turkish soldier
You laugh = Tu ridi by Paolo Taviani( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Felice" concerns a man who cannnot remember his dreams. "Two kidnappings" depicts the kidnapping of a Mafia turncoat's son and the nabbing of an intellectual by peasants a hundred years earlier
Maraviglioso Boccaccio = Wondrous Boccaccio( Visual )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the spread of The Black Death in 14th century Italy, ten young people flee to the countryside and spend their time there telling each other stories
Le affinità ellettive = Elective affinities( Visual )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlotta encounters Edward, a man she loved two decades before. The couple marries and the film follows their infidelities as their marriage collapses
Allonsanfan by Paolo Taviani( Visual )

25 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Napoleon's empire has fallen and a disillusioned Jacobin aristocrat is released from prison. He is torn between his revolutionary ideals and comfortable lifestyle. He flounders in his own confusion and the result is a magnificent tragic comedy
Germania, anno zero by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roberto Rossellini's moving account of life in post-war Germany tells the story of a 13-year old black marketeer who poisons his ailing father out of pity and necessity
Good morning, Babylon by Paolo Taviani( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Michele aveva un gallo( Visual )

7 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in Italian and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the tumultuous period of the 19th century Italy, it is the story of a romantic idealist and leader of a group of anarchists, Giulio Manieri. Captured and condemned to death, Manieri firmly believes in his political convictions while in prison. After ten years, he meets a group of young revolutionaries who tell him the movement has changed and his beliefs are no longer valid. Feeling he has wasted ten years of his life, Manieri finds himself unable to function in the new outside world
Padre padrone by Gavino Ledda( Book )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in Italian and German and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bygger på romanen: Padre padrone / Gavino Ledda
Kaos by Paolo Taviani( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1997 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time-- Rome, open city( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Examines the political and cinematic history of Roberto Rossellini's landmark film [Roma, città aperta], which so memorably dramatized the WWII Italian resistance to the German occupation. In addition to archival footage, which sketches in the relevant historical background, [the documentary] includes scenes from this classic film, revisits some of its key locations today, and features interviews with many of its participants, [Rossellini] family members, and other film directors and critics"--Container
I sovversivi by Paolo Taviani( Visual )

14 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in Italian and French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This political Italian drama is set after the death of that country's communist leader, Palmiero Togliatti. it is a time when the glory days of communism have passed and the party is trying to settle into the serious business of running a country." All Movie
Good morning Babilonia by Paolo Taviani( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twee broers uit een Toscaanse restaurateursfamilie trekken naar Amerika, waar ze de filmregisseur D.W. Griffith tegenkomen en in de filmindustrie terechtkomen
Regards, corps, paysages : sur le cinéma de Paolo et Vittorio Taviani by Andrea Mancini( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

La Sicilia di Pirandello nel cinema dei Taviani by Umberto Montiroli( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sguardi, corpi, paesaggi : sul cinema di Paolo e Vittorio Taviani by Andrea Mancini( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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San Michele aveva un gallo
Alternative Names
Vittorio Taviani cinéaste

Vittorio Taviani Italiaans filmregisseur

Vittorio Taviani Italian film director, screenwriter and producer

Vittorio Taviani Italienischer Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor

Βιτόριο Ταβιάνι ιταλός σκηνοθέτης, σεναριογράφος και παραγωγός

Витторио Тавиани

Вітторіо Тавіані Італійський кінорежисер, сценарист і продюсер

타비아니, 비토리오 1929-

타비아니, 비트리오 1929-

Paolo and Vittorio Taviani : poetry of the Italian landscape