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Rossellini, Roberto 1906-1977

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Most widely held works by Roberto Rossellini
Open city( Visual )

95 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,296 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
Roma, città aperta by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

140 editions published between 1944 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 706 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
Germania, anno zero by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

83 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 544 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. The third part of the trilogy following, Paisa, and Roma città aperta
Francesco, giullare di Dio = The flowers of St. Francis( Visual )

6 editions published between 1950 and 2005 in Italian and held by 528 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( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in Italian and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Germany year zero: 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
Paisan by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

56 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in Italian and English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the battle for Italy from 1943 to 1945 in six episodes that focus on interactions between Italian citizens and American military personnel
Il generale della rovere by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

64 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of the Golden Lion at the 1959 Venice Film Festival, directed by Roberto Rossellini and featuring world cinema icon Vittoria de Sica (The bicycle thief), Il generale della rovere is a film based on the true story of Emanuele Bardone, who, during the height of WWII, exploits his fellow Italians by telling them that he will find their missing loved ones in exchange for money. When he attempts to save a man who had already been executed, he is turned over by the man's wife and is forced to become a spy in the Nazi prison for one of the German commanders, Colonel Mueller (Hannes Messemer). Under the false identity of Generale della Rovere, he is ordered to bring the Italian resistance fighters among the prisoners out into the open. As the fake general slowly makes friends with these men, he becomes a leader of sorts, which causes him to realign his moral code and to come to terms with his past life
The war trilogy [di] Roberto Rossellini( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV = The taking of power by Louis XIV( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 348 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 exercising 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( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in Italian and held by 338 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
Blaise Pascal by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

28 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 310 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
The flowers of St. Francis by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

70 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of vignettes of the life of St. Francis
Journey to Italy by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

31 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Among the most influential films of the postwar era, Roberto Rossellini's Journey to Italy (Viaggio in Italia) charts the declining marriage of a couple from England (Ingrid Bergman and George Sanders) 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. Considered a predecessor to the existentialist works of Michelangelo Antonioni and hailed as a groundbreaking modernist work by the legendary film journal Cahiers du cinéma, Journey to Italy is a breathtaking cinematic benchmark
Paisà = Paisan( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in Italian and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the liberation of Italy at the end of World War II, and taking place across the country, from Sicily to the northern Po Valley. Looks at the struggles of different cultures to communicate and of people living their everyday lives in extreme circumstances
La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

53 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the strengthening of Louis XIV's power from the death of Mazarin and the building of Versailles. In French; with English subtitles
Paisa by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

126 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six stories dealing with Italian and American soldiers meeting under battle conditions during World War II
Les carabiniers by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

26 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 237 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
Cartesius by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in Italian and held by 237 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
Journey to Italy by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

58 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 212 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
L'età di Cosimo de' Medici by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in Italian and French and held by 190 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. This is a lengthy exposition of the social and political history of renaissance Florentine history, told through dramatised conversations between the main participants, particularly Cosimo de Medici and Brunelleschi. Among its themes are commerce and banking, artistic and scientific advances such as perspective and early automation of manufacturing processes, political processes such as taxation and voting and conflict
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La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV = The taking of power by Louis XIV La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV
La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIVRoberto RosselliniThe films of Roberto RosselliniThe adventures of Roberto RosselliniRoberto Rossellini : magician of the realRome open city (Roma città aperta)My method : writings and interviews
Alternative Names
Robbertu Rossellini

Roberto Rossellini

Roberto Rossellini cineasta italiano

Roberto Rossellini film director and screenwriter from Italy

Roberto Rossellini Italiaans filmregisseur

Roberto Rossellini Italiaanse regisseur

Roberto Rossellini italienischer Regisseur

Roberto Rossellini italský filmový režisér a scenárista

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Roberto Rossellini réalisateur italien

Roberto Rossellini regista italiano

Robertus Rossellini

Rosellini, Roberto 1906-1977

Rosselini, Roberto 1906-1977


Rossellini, Roberto

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