Rota, Nino 1911-1979
Most widely held works about Nino Rota
Most widely held works by Nino Rota
Romeo and Juliet ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,668 libraries worldwide
Presents the Franco Zeffirelli production of Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their families, and take their lives.
The taming of the shrew ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 1,246 libraries worldwide
Petruchio is a poverty-stricken gentleman from Verona who journeys to Padua in search of a wealthy wife. There he meets Katharina, a self-willed shrew who leads Petruchio on a merry chase before he successfully circumvents her attempts to avoid marriage. After the honeymoon, Kate helps Petruchio win a wager that he has the most obedient wife. In reality, Kate has found a more effective way to dominate her mate.
The Godfather ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,052 libraries worldwide
The Corleone Family nearly falls from power in America but rises to observe the passage of rites from father to son. There is a balance between family life and the ugly business of crime in which they are engaged.
Mario Puzo's The Godfather. Part II ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 993 libraries worldwide
In the early 1900s, the young Vito flees Sicily for America after the local Mafia kills his family. Vito struggles to make a living, legally or illegally, for his wife and growing brood in Little Italy. There he kills the local Black Hand Fanucci after he demands his customary cut of the tyro's business. With Fanucci gone, Vito's stature grows. The family legacy is upended by Michael's business expansion in the 1950s. Now based in Lake Tahoe, Michael conspires to make inroads in the Las Vegas and Havana pleasure industries by any means necessary. As he realizes that even his allies are trying to kill him, the increasingly paranoid Michael also discovers that his ambition has crippled his marriage to Kay and turned his brother Fredo against him. Barely escaping a federal indictment, Michael decides to turn his attention to dealing with his enemies, completing his own corruption.
La strada The road ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1954 and 2006 in Italian and held by 929 libraries worldwide
Directed by Federico Fellini, the story of a fragile girl who falls in love with a brutal circus performer she was sold to by her mother.
Mario Puzo's The godfather ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 922 libraries worldwide
"Don" Vito Corleone is the head of a New York mafia 'family.' His beloved son Michael has just come home from the war, but does not intend to become part of his father's business. Not given a choice, the business of the family is just like the head of the family, kind and benevolent to those who give respect, but gives in to ruthless violence whenever anything stands against the good of the family. An up and coming rival of the Corleone family wants to start selling drugs in New York, and needs the Don's influence to further his plan. A clash of old world values and the new ways will exact a terrible price, especially from Michael.
Amarcord ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in Italian and held by 862 libraries worldwide
Memories of episodes about love, sex, politics, family life and growing up in a small Italian town in the 1930's.
Le notti di Cabiria ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in Italian and held by 688 libraries worldwide
A young prostitute who works in the streets of Rome is continually deceived by men who claim to love her.
War and peace ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 670 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.
Fellini Satyricon ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1969 and 2003 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 561 libraries worldwide
Fellini recreates the bawdy and lecherous days of Nero's reign in ancient Rome and its lack of concern with human dignity and obsession with perverse sex. The film is also an allegorical satire of the self-indulgence of modern society.
La Strada by Federico Fellini ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 536 libraries worldwide
This academy award-winning film tells of th slow-witted innocent who falls for an abusive circus strongman.
I vitelloni ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in Italian and held by 507 libraries worldwide
This film compassioniately details a year in the life of five young men lingering in post-adolescent limbo, dreaming of adventure and escape from their small town and struggling to find meaning in their lives.
Amarcord by Federico Fellini ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 504 libraries worldwide
Federico Fellini satirizes his youth and turns daily life into a circus of social rituals in this portrait of provincial Italy during the Fascist period.
Roma ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in Italian and held by 418 libraries worldwide
A film adaptation of Federico Fellini's reminiscences of Rome before World War II, as compared to the present as it was when the film was originally produced (1972).
Lo sceicco bianco The white sheik ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in Italian and held by 385 libraries worldwide
Ivan Cavalli brings his new wife Wanda to Rome on the least romantic honeymoon in history--a rigid schedule of family meetings and an audience with the Pope. But Wanda, dreaming of the dashing hero of a photo-strip cartoon, drifts off in search of the White Sheik, thus setting off a slapstick comedy.
The Godfather. Part III ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 378 libraries worldwide
In the final instalment of the Godfather Trilogy, an aging Don Michael Corleone seeks to legitimize his crime family's interests and remove himself from the violent underworld but is kept back by the ambitions of the young. While he attempts to link the Corleone's finances with the Vatican, Michael must deal with the machinations of a hungrier gangster seeking to upset the existing Mafioso order and a young protoge's love affair with his daughter.
Music for film Musica da film by Nino Rota ( Recording )
46 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Rocco e i suoi fratelli ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in Italian and held by 306 libraries worldwide
"The story of four poor Italian brothers and their mother who leave their country home and move to bustling Milan with hopes of improving their bitter fortune. The family is thrown into chaos when two of the brothers are torn apart by their love for the same woman and their struggles to succeed in a viciously competitive world."--Container.
Plein soleil ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in French and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Small-time conman Tom Ripley travels to Italy to convince wealthy playboy Philippe Greenleaf to return to America, on behalf of Greenleaf's father. Greenleaf refuses, leading Ripley to undertake extreme measures in order to get what he wants.
Romeo and Juliet ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 270 libraries worldwide
Two teenagers from warring houses fall in love; tragedy ensues.
Abused women Circus performers Cities and towns Comedy films Corleone family (Fictitious characters) Crime films Criminal behavior Degeneration Drama Families Feature films Feature films Fellini, Federico Fiction films Film adaptations Film sequels Gangster films Gangsters History Italian American criminals Italian American families Italian Americans Italy Italy--Padua Italy--Rimini Italy--Rome Italy--Verona Love Mafia Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Married people Military campaigns Motion picture music Motion picture music--Excerpts Motion pictures Motion pictures, Italian Napoleonic Wars (1800-1815) New York (State)--New York Organized crime Prostitutes Puzo, Mario,--1920-1999 Romance films Russia Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616 Triangles (Interpersonal relations) United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Wagers War films
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