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Rossellini, Roberto 1906-1977

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Open city ( Visual )
78 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Production on this film began during the German occupation of Rome in 1943, continued when they withdrew, and was completed just as the Allies were liberating the city. Ultra-realistic portrayal of life in the occupied city of Rome. Adapts the true story of the plights of a priest and a Resistance leader being sought by the Germans
La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV by Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cardinal Mazarin dies in 1661. The young Louis asserts his intention to govern as well as rule. Mazarin's fiscal advisor, Colbert, warns against Fouquet, who wants to be prime minister and is looting the treasury. Fouquet believes Louis will soon tire of exercizing power and overplays his hand. Louis' mistress reports this to the king who arrests Fouquet. Louis and Colbert design a brilliant strategy to keep merchants making money, nobles in debt, the urban poor working and fed, and peasants untaxed. Years later, in a coda, Louis exercises the power of the sun
Il Generale Della Rovere by Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
56 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film of intrigue and heroism within the Italian underground during the German occupation of Italy. Emanuele Bardone, a petty con man, fleeces his victims by posing as a colonel. Persuaded by the Germans to impersonate a partisan leader they have killed, he assumes the admirable qualities of the heroic officer and the German plan backfires
The war trilogy [di] Roberto Rossellini by Roberto Rossellini ( Book )
20 editions published between 1973 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Francesco, giullare di Dio The flowers of St. Francis ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Italian and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In a series of simple and joyous vignettes, director Roberto Rossellini and co-writer Federico Fellini lovingly convey the universal teachings of The People's Saint: humility, faith, and sacrifice. Gorgeously photographed to evoke the medieval paintings of Saint Francis' time, and cast with monks from the Nocera Inferiore Monastery"--Container
Roberto Rossellini's War trilogy by Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With their stripped-down aesthetic, largely nonprofessional casts, and unorthodox approaches to storytelling, these intensely emotional works were international sensations and came to define the neorealist movement. Shot in battle-ravaged Italy and Germany
Paisan by Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1946 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six stories dealing with Italian and American soldiers meeting under battle conditions during World War II
Germania, anno zero by Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
53 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young boy kills his sickly father and then, unable to live with his action, kills himself. Set in ruined Berlin shortly after World War II
Roma, città aperta by Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
65 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A non-realist feature film from Italy based on the true story of a resistance leader and his associates during the German occupation of Rome in World War II. Filmed within days of the end of war, the director's prime concern was to capture the atmosphere and incidents of the city during the occupation
Germany year zero by Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The concluding chapter of Roberto Rossellini's War Trilogy is the most devastating, a portrait of an obliterated Berlin seen through the eyes of a 12-year old boy. Living in a bombed-out apartment building with his sick father and two older siblings, young Edmund is mostly left to wander unsupervised, getting ensnared in the black market schemes of a group of teenagers and coming under the nefarious influence of a Nazi-sympathizing ex-teacher
Blaise Pascal by Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evoking the terror and desperation of the seventeenth century, this film brings to life Blaise Pascal, the philosopher and mathematician who, amidst religious persecution and ignorance, believed in a harmony between God and science
Paisà by Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
90 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six episodes, employing non-professional actors, cover the period from mid-1943 to the end of 1944 and extend from the Sicilian beaches to the Po marshlands. This film attempts to capture the extraordinary atmosphere of the liberation, the confrontation of Italians and Americans, through a kaleidoscope of incidents covering a wide range of moods
Stromboli by Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After World War II, a Lithuanian refugee marries a simple Italian fisherman she meets in a prisoner of war camp and accompanies him back to his isolated village on an island off the coast of Sicily. Cut off from the world, she finds herself crumbling emotionally, but she is destined for a dramatic epiphany
Cartesius by Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in Italian and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
René Descartes was known as the "Father of modern philosophy." Depicts the seventeenth-century thinker's agonized struggle to assert the primacy of reason. An intimate, psychological study of obsession and existential crisis
Les carabiniers by Jean-Luc Godard ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in French and Undetermined and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Centers on two peasants who join the King's army. Seduced by the promise of riches, the two leave their wives and embark into the war sending postcards home that detail their conquests. Upon their return, they learn that a peace treaty has been signed and in turn, are betrayed by the king for their overzealousness
Viaggio in Italia by Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
62 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A quiet English couple arrive in Naples on family business. Lacking the protective screen of their normal lives and discomforted by the sensuous locations around them, they are confronted by the shallowness of their relationship
Journey to Italy by Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Among the most influential films of the postwar era, Robert Rossellini's Journey to Italy charts the declining marriage of a couple from England on a trip in the countryside near Naples. More than just the anatomy of a relationship, Rossellini's masterpiece is a heartrending work of emotion and spirituality
L'età di Cosimo de' Medici ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in Italian and French and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Like a Renaissance painting come to life and gives a portrait of fifteenth-century Florence, ruled by the Medici political dynasty. Focuses on two of the city's leading citizens: banker Cosimo de' Medici and art theorist Leon Battista Alberti
Europe '51 by Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American society woman living in Rome seeks vainly for truth in the chaotic post-war and is committed to an asylum by her husband
L'Amore by Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents two episodes. In the first part, a woman talks on the phone to the man who has forsaken her. In the second part, a peasant woman is seduced and is convinced she will give birth to a new Messiah
 
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Roberto Rossellini
Rosellini, Roberto 1906-1977
Rosselini, Roberto 1906-1977
Rossellini.
Rossellini, Roberto
ロッセリーニ, ロベルト
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Italian (446)
English (212)
French (116)
German (47)
Spanish (8)
Multiple languages (2)
Japanese (1)
Portuguese (1)
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