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Amidei, Sergio

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

170 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,754 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
Paisan Paisà by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

68 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six stories dealing with Italian and American soldiers meeting under battle conditions during World War II
Sciuscià Ragazzi by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

53 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two Roman orphans abused by the state reform system
Roberto Rossellini's War trilogy by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in French and Italian and held by 512 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
Il Generale Della Rovere by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

37 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During wartime in Genoa, an opportunist tries to cheat his fellow countrymen, until the Nazis force him to pretend to be a deceased general to get information from fellow inmates in a Nazi prison
Stromboli by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

34 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 304 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
La Nuit de Varennes by Ettore Scola( Visual )

39 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The meeting of the French writer, Restif de la Bretonne, Casanova and the exiled American patroit, Thomas Paine in revolutionary France of 1791 provide insight into the flight of Louis XVI and his wife, Marie-Antoinette. The king's capture in the town of Varennes ends the tale and provides the title for the film
3 films by Roberto Rossellini starring Ingrid Bergman( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and Italian and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Europe '51. Ingrid Bergman plays a wealthy, self-absorbed Rome socialite racked by guilt over the shocking death of her young son. As a way of dealing with her grief and finding meaning in her life, she decides to devote her time and money to the city's poor and sick. Her newfound, single-minded activism leads to conflicts with her husband and questions about her sanity
Tales of ordinary madness by Marco Ferreri( Visual )

22 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hard-drinking poet living in the dark-alley of the world, specifically Los Angeles, is surrounded by desperate and depraved characters. One, a prostitute whom he loves deeply, inspires him to write incredible poems, but soon he must make the unhappy choice between her and his art
Two women by Alberto Moravia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two women: "Seeking shelter in an abandoned church, Cesira (Loren) and her thirteen-year-old daughter, Rosetta (Brown) are brutally attacked and raped by Allied Moroccan soldiers during WWII."--Container
Un borghese piccolo piccolo( Visual )

9 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his only son is killed in an armed robbery, a meek middle-aged man takes justice into his own hands
Era notte a Roma by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

18 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"En novembre 1943, l'Italie est à moitié occupée par les alliés. Un américain, un anglais et un russe s'évadent d'un camp de prisonniers. A Rome, ils sont recueillis par Espéria, une jeune femme qui fait du marché noir et par son fiancé Renato, un résistant." (Source : jaquette)
Fear( Visual )

7 editions published between 1954 and 1994 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adulterous woman is blackmailed by her husband, who has hired her lover's ex-girlfriend to do the job
La paura = peur by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

10 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in Italian and Japanese and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Irène Wagner, épouse du directeur d'une usine de produits pharmaceutiques, met fin à sa liaison avec son jeune amant mais la maîtresse de celui-ci la contacte pour la faire chanter. Bien qu'Irène lui ait acheté son silence, elle apparaît un soir dans sa loge à l'Opéra et lui vole un bijou. Quand son mari s'en aperçoit, Irène s'enfonce dans un tissu de mensonges dont elle n'arrive plus à se dépêtrer..." (Source : jaquette)
La vita agra( Visual )

6 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in Italian and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The movie tells the story of Luciano Bianchi, an intellectual coming from a provincial area of Italy, moving to Milan after a mine accident killed some of his friends and co-workers. Milan in the is the symbol of the economic growth and increasingly wealthy lifestyle that characterised Italy's in the 60s, and Luciano's life changes dramatically: he leaves his wife and kids behind, gets a new job and falls in love with Anna, a young and lefty journalist."--IMDb
Germania, anno zero by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

7 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in Italian and German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resumen: Esta pelicula en vez de juzgar al pueblo aleman en 1947 trata de entenderlo. El protagonista es un niǫ a quien la distorsion de una educacion utopica lo lleva a realizar un crimen creyendo estar llevando a cabo un acto heroico. Ver mas informacion en el libro "La trama escrita" de Floreal Peleato
La macchina ammazzacattivi The machine to kill bad people = The camera that kills bad guys by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

9 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in Italian and Japanese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about Celestino, a photographer whose camera becomes a killing device thanks to a demon. He uses his camera on the "evil" townspeople he encounters in his unsuspecting town
Rom, offene Stadt( )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roberto Rossellini - 4 Filme( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rossellini verknüft das beklemmende Schicksal des kleinen Edmund im zerbombten Nachkriegs-Berlin mit der Schuldfrage des deutschen Volkes. Großer Preis beim Filmfest in Locarno 1948
Viva l'Italia ! by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

9 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"1860 : l'Italie est divisée en huit états. Mais après soixante ans de luttes héroïques, les frontières vont enfin tomber, grâce à un homme, Giuseppe Garibaldi, et aux légendaires volontaires qui combattirent à ses côtés, les Mille... A l'occasion du centenaire de l'unité italienne, Roberto Rossellini réalisa ce film retraçant l'expédition des Mille
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Tales of ordinary madness
Alternative Names

Amidei, S.

Amidei, S. 1904-1981

Amidi, Sergio 1904-1981

Sergio Amidei Italiaans scenarioschrijver (1904-1981)

Sergio Amidei Italian screenwriter

Sergio Amidei Italienischer Drehbuchautor

Sergio Amidei olasz forgatókönyvíró

Серджо Амидеи

سرجیو آمیدی فیلمنامه‌نویس و تهیه‌کننده ایتالیایی


Italian (332)

English (55)

German (53)

French (41)

Spanish (20)

Japanese (3)