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Taviani, Paolo 1931-

Overview
Works: 258 works in 765 publications in 7 languages and 5,656 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Interviews  Biography  Motion pictures  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Scenarist, Performer, Film editor, Adapter, Dedicatee, Author of dialog
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Padre padrone by Paolo Taviani ( Visual )
75 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A powerful story of a son's development under an oppressive father. Gavino Ledda lives in solitude as an illiterate Sardinian shephard. His father is the brutal instrument of that solitude. Year after year Gavino is isolated alone with his flock in the mountains; separated from family, schools and the collectivity of his town. Finally, he rebels against his father and his own illiteracy. Studying by himself, Gavino earns his degree and writes a book about himself
La notte di San Lorenzo by Paolo Taviani ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depicts the final days of World War II in Italy, seen mostly through the eyes of a six-year-old girl
Kaos by Paolo Taviani ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Magic, drama, misery and hope permeate these five tales of Sicilian life adapted from storie s by the great Italian writer Luigi Pirandello. A moving, poetic vision of peasant families struggling to survive amid the pull of the new world
Fiorile by Paolo Taviani ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Benedetti family has been haunted by a curse for generations. On a long drive to visit their reclusive grandfather in Tuscany, Luigi Benedetti tells his children the mysterious story of their ancestors -- a tragic tale filled with forbidden love, passion, vengeance and betrayal."--Container
La notte de San Lorenzo Night of the shooting stars ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 379 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 )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 258 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
La masseria delle allodole The lark farm ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Italian and English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Armenian family living in Turkey in 1915 endures the lost of their property, a massacre of family members and being sent to the Syrian desert. Meanwhile, a romance develops between a Turkish officer and the daughter of the Armenian family
You laugh Tu ridi ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Italian and held by 136 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
Il sole anche di notte by Paolo Taviani ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of a young nobleman on the brink of a brilliant career at the court of Charles III. He leaves the court when his marriage plans fall through, and becomes a monk
Good morning, Babylon by Paolo Taviani ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1915, Andrea and Nicola, two Italian brothers, skilled in the restoration of cathedrals, leave their native country in search of wealth in America. Their search ultimately leads them to Hollywood where they design sets for films. Then tragedy and war tears them apart, only to reunite them in World War I
Allonsanfan by Paolo Taviani ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 118 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 in this tragic comedy set in Italy in the year 1819
Deutschland im Jahre Null ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Edmund, a young boy who lives amid the rubble that is Berlin after World War II, struggles and scrambles to help his family in getting food and barely survive
San Michele aveva un gallo by Paolo Taviani ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in Italian and held by 86 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
La notte di San Lorenzo by Paolo Taviani ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een Italiaanse vrouw herinnert zich hoe ze als kind getuige was van het optrekken van de geallieerden en het terugtrekken van de fascisten aan het einde van de Tweede Wereldoorlog
Good morning, Babylon by Paolo Taviani ( Book )
6 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La masseria della allodole ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een Armeense familie in Turkije krijgt in 1915 te maken met een Turkse zuiveringsactie
Good morning Babilonia Good morning Babylon by Paolo Taviani ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A travers l'aventure d'Andrea et Nicola, deux artisans toscans d'une vingtaine d'années partis faire fortune en Amérique, le film décrit la naissance d'Hollywood et la préparation d'un des films les plus extraordinaires et les plus couteux de l'histoire du cinéma, le déshormais mythique Intolérance de David Wark Griffith
Fiorile Wild flower ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in Italian and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Benedetti family has been haunted by a curse for generations. On a long drive to visit their grandfather, Luigi Benedetti tells his children the mysterious and magical story of their ancestors
Le affinità ellettive Elective affinities ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in Italian and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carlotta encounters Edward, a man she loved two decades before. The couple marries and the film follows their infidelities into anguish
Padre padrone by Paolo Taviani ( Book )
9 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the autobiography by Gavino Ledda, who at the age of six was taken from school into the mountains where his father enslaved him as a shepherd
 
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Alternative Names
Taviani, Paolo., 1931-
タヴィアーニ, パオロ
Languages
Italian (263)
English (39)
French (28)
Spanish (17)
German (10)
Japanese (3)
Catalan (1)
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