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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 )

147 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,722 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
Sciuscià : Ragazzi by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

57 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two Roman orphans abused by the state reform system
Paisan = Paisà by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

73 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six stories dealing with Italian and American soldiers meeting under battle conditions 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 502 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 )

40 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film of intrigue and heroism within the Italian underground during the German occupation of Italy. A con man is persuaded to impersonate a dead general, and becomes so imbued with the latter's code of honour that he goes before a firing squad rather than expose a partisan
La Nuit de Varennes by Ettore Scola( Visual )

31 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early days of the French Revolution, a mixed coachload of travellers, including Restif de la Bretonne, Tom Paine and Casanova, make their way to Varennes, where King Louis is held captive
Stromboli by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

28 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 266 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
Tales of ordinary madness by Marco Ferreri( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and German and held by 70 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
Rom, offene Stadt( Visual )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in German and Italian and held by 69 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
Two women by Alberto Moravia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 55 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
3 films by Roberto Rossellini starring Ingrid Bergman( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in Italian and English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discs 1 & 2. Stromboli, 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 -- Discs 3 & 4. Europe '51 Irene and George Girard are a wealthy couple living in post-war Rome with their son Michele. During a dinner party, Michele constantly tries to get his mother's attention, but Irene is more interested in being a good hostess to her guests than an attentive mother. As a result, Michele attempts suicide by falling several stories through a stairwell, fracturing his hip. -- Disc 5. Journey to Italy, Among the most influential films of the postwar era, Robert Rossellini's Journey to Italy charges 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
Stromboli : terra di Dio by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Italian and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to be free, a woman in an Italian displaced persons detention camp marries a Sicilian fisherman, but only exchanges one type of imprisonment for another
Un borghese piccolo piccolo by Mario Monicelli( Visual )

10 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 36 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 = It was night in Rome by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

18 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 24 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)
La vita agra( Visual )

8 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in Italian and held by 18 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 )

6 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in German and Italian and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans Berlin en ruines en 1946, un jeune garçon, sur l'instigation d'un instituteur pervers, tue son père qu'il juge bouche inutile. Pris de remords, le garçon se suicide ensuite
Conte de la folie ordinaire by Marco Ferreri( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in French and English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La vie de Charles Serking, écrivain alcoolique, face à ses tourments : les femmes, l'alcool, la poésie ... Sa rencontre avec Cass, une jeune prostituée, va tout changer
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
Bukowski ganz normal verrückt( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celestino scopre che la sua macchina fotografica elimina gli uomini malvagi; incomincia a farne uso ma poi si rende conto che è un dono diabolico e che la pulizia completa comporterebbe una strage. (Mereghetti)
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Tales of ordinary madness
Alternative Names

Amidei, S.

Amidei, S. 1904-1981

Amidi, Sergio

Amidi, Sergio 1904-1981

Sergio Amidei guionista italià

Sergio Amidei guionista italiano

Sergio Amidei Italiaans scenarioschrijver (1904-1981)

Sergio Amidei Italian screenwriter

Sergio Amidei Italienischer Drehbuchautor

Sergio Amidei olasz forgatókönyvíró

Sergio Amidei scénariste italien

Серджо Амидеи

Серджо Амідеї Італійський кіносценарист

סרג'ו אמידיי תסריטאי איטלקי

سرجیو آمیدی فیلمنامه‌نویس و تهیه‌کننده ایتالیایی


Italian (333)

English (55)

German (40)

French (37)

Spanish (16)

Japanese (1)