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Gassman, Vittorio

Overview
Works: 922 works in 2,454 publications in 8 languages and 10,815 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Religious films  Crime films  Bible films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Interviewee, Narrator, Other, Editor, Translator, Director, v=v, Author of introduction, Adapter, 911, Contributor, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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War and peace by Leo Tolstoy( Visual )

18 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during Napoleon's invasion of Russia in 1812, the film centers around disenchanted aristocrat and unhappily married Pierre and Prince Andrei, who both are in love with an innocent young woman, Natasha
Abraham by BBC Wales( Visual )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham leaves the pagan land of Ur for the promised land of Canaan, after being promised by God that doing so will cause his descendents to become a great and numerous tribe
Barabbas by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

11 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and French and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La destinée du voleur Barabbas, libéré à la place de Jésus et qui, après avoir assisté à l'agonie du Christ, adhère à la foi nouvelle. Il est condamné aux mines, puis gladiateur, avant d'être lui-même crucifié
Tempest by Paul Mazursky( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy loosely based on Shakespeare's play "The Tempest" has a New York City architect who tries to solve his midlife crisis by moving to a Greek island with his teenage daughter
I soliti ignoti = Big deal on Madonna Street by Mario Monicelli( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in Italian and English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five men conspire to burglarize a small-time jeweler's safe. When the time comes to carry out the scheme, the men become hopelessly clumsy and have to eventually give up and go home
Il sorpasso by Dino Risi( Visual )

55 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A waggish, free-wheeling bachelor and a bookish law student take a madcap trip from Rome to rural Southern Italy
Riso amaro = Bitter rice by Giuseppe De Santis( Visual )

79 editions published between 1948 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the rice fields of the Po Valley, a thief on the run meets a girl who tries to steal his loot
Sleepers by Barry Levinson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four young friends from Hell's Kitchen get into trouble and are sent to reform school, where they are sexually abused by guards. Years later, two of the boys are seeking revenge and rely on the other two boys to protect them
C'eravamo tanto amati by Ettore Scola( Visual )

44 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a retrospective allegory, Ettore Scola examines the lives of three resistance fighters and their transformation over thirty years. Each of these friends falls in love with the beautiful Luciana, an aspiring actress, testing the friendship and idealism they all shared. Throughout the story Scola pays tribute to the masters of Italian cinema by weaving classic film clips and iconic personalities into the background, as the film reveals which of the three friends remains true to the spirit of liberation they had once fought to achieve."--Container
Riso amaro( Visual )

6 editions published in 2016 in Italian and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""During planting season in Northern Italy’s Po Valley, an earthy rice-field worker (Silvana Mangano) falls in with a small-time criminal (Vittorio Gassman) who is planning a daring heist of the crop, as well as his femme-fatale-ish girlfriend, played by the Hollywood star Doris Dowling. Both a socially conscious look at the hardships endured by underpaid field workers and a melodrama tinged with sex and violence, this early smash for producer extraordinaire Dino De Laurentiis and director Giuseppe De Santis is neorealism with a heaping dose of pulp." -- Publisher's description
Sharky's machine by Burt Reynolds( Visual )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2018 in English and French and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Sharky, an undercover cop, is on a tough narcotics assignment and finds the game is rigged against him. He blows his cover by blowing away a drug dealer on a crowded bus, and buys himself a one-way ticket to Vice Squad duty
La Famiglia = The family by Ettore Scola( Visual )

39 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of a man's life, his loves and his family through 80 years
Profumo di donna = Scent of a woman by Dino Risi( Visual )

25 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A naive army private is assigned to assist a blinded, embittered ex-army captain on his journey from Turin to Naples. The captain is rude and eccentric, prone to say and do the unexpected. Their hilarious yet heartrending misadventures with prostitutes, clerics, and others they encounter along the way bring these odd companions to a deeper understanding of each other and their own shortcomings
Big deal on Madonna Street : I soliti ignoti = persons unknown by Mario Monicelli( Visual )

53 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five men conspire to burglarize a small-time jeweler's safe. When the time comes to carry out the scheme, the men become hopelessly clumsy and have to eventually give up and go home
La vie est un roman by Alain Resnais( Visual )

29 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Divided into three narratives, this is a bewitching allegory contrasting the accounts of a rich man (Ruggero Raimondi) constructing a "temple of happiness" around the time of World War I, and a seminar on education being held at that location decades later
Il deserto dei tartari = Desert of the tartars by Ennio Morricone( Visual )

33 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young officer commissioned to a desert post anxiously waits for the chance to measure himself against the enemy, the Tartars. However, each day passes like the one before, each interminable, and he falls ill and dies without every having the chance to go into combat: an allegory of life as a vain search for glory
Woman times seven : 7 stories of adultery by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

6 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of seven sexy stories of love and adultery set against a Paris backdrop. Widow, seductress, model wife, or passionate lover, Shirley Maclaine stars in the seven roles of a woman's life in seven sketches
Quintet by Robert Altman( Visual )

16 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Survivors struggling to stay alive during the final ice age spend their last hours playing Quintet, a macabre kind of backgammon, as packs of wild dogs roam around looking for corpses to feed upon
The Bible stories( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life and times of Abraham, one of the most recognizable figures in Judeo-Christian religions. Abraham is a shepherd who heeds a divine command to take his wife, Sarah, and leave their home for a new land where Abraham will become "Father of Nations." Abraham and Sarah face many trials during their journey, but none so painful as their inability to conceive a child. When at last Sarah gives birth to their son, Isaac, both Abraham and Sarah are filled with love towards their child
Il sorpasso( Visual )

11 editions published in 2014 in Italian and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A waggish, free-wheeling bachelor and a bookish law student take a madcap trip from Rome to rural Southern Italy
 
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Alternative Names
Gasmann , Vittorio

Gasmann, Vittorio 1922-2000

Gassmann, Vittoria 1922-2000

Gassmann , Vittorio

Gassmann, Vittorio 1922-2000

Victorius Gassman

Vitorio Gasmans

Vittorio Gasman

Vittorio Gassman

Vittorio Gassman acteur italien

Vittorio Gassman actor y director italiano de teatro y cine

Vittorio Gassman aktor włoski

Vittorio Gassman attore, regista, doppiatore, sceneggiatore e scrittore italiano

Vittorio Gassman Italiaans filmregisseur

Vittorio Gassman Italian theatre and film actor and director

Vittorio Gassman italienesche Schauspiller

Vittorio Gassman italienischer Schauspieler und Regisseur

Vittorio Gassman İtalyan aktör, yönetmen

Vittorio Gassman olasz színész, rendező, 1922-2000

Vittoriu Gassman

Βιτόριο Γκάσμαν

Виторио Гасман

Витторио Гассман итальянский актёр и режиссёр театра и кино

Вітторіо Гассман

Вітторіо Гассман італійський актор

Гассман Витторио

Վիտտորիո Գասման

ויטוריו גסמן שחקן איטלקי

فيتوريو غاسمان

ویتوریو گاسمن فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان ایتالیایی

ვიტორიო გასმანი

비토리오 가스만

ヴィットリオ・ガスマン

維多利·歐葛斯曼

维托利奥·加斯曼

维托里奥·加斯曼

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