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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 )

137 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Nazi-occupied Rome a priest and a communist struggle together against the invaders, are betrayed and arrested, and are finally executed by the Germans
Paisan = Paisà by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

63 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 547 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( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in French and Italian and held by 495 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( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Italian and held by 335 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
Sciuscià : Ragazzi by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

47 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in Italian and French and held by 307 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
La Nuit de Varennes by Ettore Scola( Visual )

29 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The meeting of the French writer, Restif de la Bretonne, Casanova and the exiled American patriot, 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
Stromboli by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

29 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 268 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
Sciuscià : Ragazzi( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in Italian and held by 261 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
3 films by Roberto Rossellini starring Ingrid Bergman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 134 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
Il generale della rovere by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

33 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 85 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
Tales of ordinary madness by Marco Ferreri( Visual )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 69 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
Two women by Alberto Moravia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 55 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 by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Italian and held by 36 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( Visual )

7 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in Italian and held by 31 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
3 films by Roberto Rossellini starring Ingrid Bergman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Italian and held by 30 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"--Container
Open city( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 23 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( Visual )

2 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 21 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
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
Fear( Visual )

6 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
Germania, anno zero by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

5 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in Italian and German and held by 16 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
 
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Tales of ordinary madness
Alternative Names
Amidei

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

セルジオ・アミデイ

Languages
Italian (287)

English (46)

French (28)

Spanish (12)

German (9)

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