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Amidei, Sergio

Overview
Works: 157 works in 524 publications in 5 languages and 4,624 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Motion pictures  Fiction 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Conceptor, Author of dialog, Writer of accompanying material, Performer, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Other, Interviewee, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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posthumous Publications by Sergio Amidei, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Sergio Amidei
 
Most widely held works by Sergio Amidei
Open city ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The loyalties of an impoverished mother-to-be and a parish priest are tested by the German forces which occupy their homeland during World War II
Roberto Rossellini's War trilogy by Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in French and Italian and held by 420 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 )
21 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in Italian and German and held by 369 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
Roma, città aperta by Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the Nazis occupied Rome, a brave few fought against it. An underground agent who is cornered by the Germans in a certain quarter of Rome, flees the Germans. In the course of his flight he imperils his resistance friends
Sciuscià Ragazzi ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in Italian and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In post WWII Italy, Giuseppe and Pasquale work on the street shining the shoes of American troops. But when the boys are falsely accused of a crime, they are sent to a brutal state juvenile detention center
La Nuit de Varennes by Ettore Scola ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 269 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
Paisan by Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1946 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six stories dealing with Italian and American soldiers meeting under battle conditions during World War II
Paisà by Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six stories dealing with Italian and American soldiers meeting under battle conditions during World War II
Stromboli by Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 117 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
Paisan Paisà ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Italian and held by 105 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
3 films by Roberto Rossellini starring Ingrid Bergman ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in Italian and English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This box set features the resulting collaboration produced as a series of films that are works of both sociopolitical concern and metaphysical melodrama. Stromboli, Europe '51, and Journey to Italy are intensely personal portraits that reveal the director at his most emotional and the glamorous actor at her most anguished, and that capture them and the world around them in transition
Shoeshine Sciuscià ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in Italian and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two orphaned shoeshine boys, abused by the state reform system in Nazi occupied Rome, become involved in black marketeering with tragic consequences
Rom, offene Stadt ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in German and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The loyalties of an impoverished mother-to-be and a parish priest are tested by the German forces which occupy their homeland during World War II
Tales of ordinary madness by Marco Ferreri ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and German and held by 73 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 choose between her and his art
Roma, cittá aperta Rome ville ouverte by Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in French and Italian and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette : Témoignage brut et sans concession de la résistance du peuple romain face à l'occupant allemand, Rome ville ouverte est animé d'un souci d'authenticité rarement atteint par le septième art. S'inspirant de faits réels, tourné à chaud dans un style documentaire débarrassé des oripeaux mélodramatiques traditionnels, le chef-d'œuvre de Rossellini est considéré à juste titre comme le premier film "néo-réaliste", ouvrant la voie à un des courants majeurs du cinéma mondial
Two women Paisan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paisan: "Paisan is a powerful collection of six vignettes depicting life in war-torn Italy and the tenuous relationships between the liberated Italians and their American liberators."--Container
Stromboli, terra di Dio Stromboli by Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in Italian and Spanish and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A refugee marries a poor Sicilian fisherman to escape internment in post-war Italy, but finds herself imprisoned by the rigidly traditional society of her husband
Shoe-shine ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1947 and 1998 in Italian and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of two Roman orphans abused by the state reform system
Citta aperta open city ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1991 in Italian and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rossellini's classic is representative of neo-realistic cinema. The story takes place in Rome during the Nazi occupation where a priest who is helping the Italian resistance fighters is discovered and arrested by the SS
Sciuscià by Vittorio De Sica ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1946 and 2007 in Italian and French and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of two Roman orphans abused by the state reform system
 
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Alternative Names
Amidei
Amidei, S. 1904-1981
Amidi, Sergio, 1904-1981
Languages
Italian (193)
English (33)
German (31)
French (25)
Spanish (6)
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