WorldCat Identities

Valli, Romolo 1925-1980

Overview
Works: 102 works in 258 publications in 6 languages and 3,463 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Motion pictures  Biography  Western films  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Romolo Valli
 
Most widely held works by Romolo Valli
The garden of the Finzi-Continis by Vittorio De Sica ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Italy in 1938, Mussolini's anti-Semitic edicts begin to isolate the Jews from their communities. Among them are the Finzi-Continis, an aristocratic Jewish family forced for the first time to acknowledge the world beyond its fenced garden
Il gattopardo The leopard ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Sicily in the 1800s, this film depicts Prince Salina, a great landowner, who watches the decrease of the aristocracy's power and influence during the 'Il Risorgimento', the unification of Italy under the royal House of Savoy. The upper class tries to ignore the nationalist movements, while the prince's rebellious nephew joins Giuseppe Garibaldi's revolutionaries
Death in Venice by Luchino Visconti ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Composer Gustav von Aschenbach takes a convalescent holiday at the Venice Lido after the death of his child and the disastrous reception of his new compositions. Bored, he indulges an idle, whimsical, faintly epicurean interest in a beautiful boy sporting on the beach. The boy represents an ideal of perfect physical beauty; his youth and naturalness reproach Aschenbach's vanity and creative sterility. The onset of a deadly pestilence resolves his infatuation, as corruption eventually compromises all ideals
Duck you sucker ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in French and English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Juan Miranda (Steiger) is a cigar-chomping, salt-of-the-earth peasant with a Robin Hood heart. John Mallory (Coburn) is a dynamite-tossing Irish revolutionary who has fled to Mexico to practice his skills. Together, they're a devilishly volatile mix of anti-establishment philosophies and violent tendencies as they attempt to liberate political prisoners, defend their compatriots against a well-equipped militia and risk their lives on a train filled with explosives"--Container
Boccaccio '70 scherzo in quattro atti ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Italian and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four satires on morality, prudery, and hypocrisy
A fistful of dynamite by Sergio Leone ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Mexican peasant turned revolutionary (Steiger) teams with an Irish terrorist (Coburn) to stage a daring break-in to liberate political prisoners. Filmed in Spain
Duck, you sucker aka A fistful of dynamite ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Mexican peasant and an Irish terrorist join forces in a daring rescue of political prisoners during the Mexican Revolution
Girl with a suitcase ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rich young aristocrat abandons a young woman after a brief fling with her. She traces him to his home, where the sensitive younger brother (age 16) falls in love with her; she comes to have strong feelings for him, while realizing the relationship cannot last
The leopard Il gattopardo ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in Russian and Italian and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounts the years of Italy's Risorgimento, when the aristocracy lost its grip and the middle classes rose and formed a democratic Italy
Boccaccio 70 ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in Italian and Spanish and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four satires on morality, prudery, and hypocrisy
Rain of fire ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An executive in charge of a Middle Eastern nuclear plant discovers that his son is the Antichrist and sets out to stop him from using the nuclear power at his fingertips to wipe out mankind
1900 by Bernardo Bertolucci ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in Italian and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Epic story of two families in Italy traces both the rise of fascism and the conflict between the sons of the families, both born on January 1, 1900
Un borghese piccolo piccolo ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Italian and held by 18 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
Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore by Luigi Pirandello ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A director and a group of actors shooting a film are interrupted by the arrival of six people -- fictional characters in search of the writer who has abandoned them, unused, and incomplete. They demand that their story be finished, and to persuade the audience, recount their dark, strange histories."--Films for the Humanities container
Giù la testa by Sergio Leone ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in Italian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the time of the Mexican Revolution, the leader of a family of thieves meets an IRA explosives expert running from the British and his own past. The two team up to rob the "Great Bank of Mesa Verde."
La viaccia = auvais chemins by Mauro Bolognini ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La Viaccia es una finca que no pertenece a quienes la cultivan, sino al tío Fernando, un comerciante avaro y astuto que la recibió en herencia. El padre de Amérigo no puede recuperarla, y su hijo primogénito, poco aficionado al cultivo de la tierra, prefiere marcharse a la ciudad
Todesmelodie ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clair de femme by Costa-Gavras ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in French and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michel est apparemment un homme fort et solide. Il est cependant déboussolé, affolé de désespoir dans cette nuit terrible qu'il lui faut traverser seul, en attendant le matin où il ira retrouver sa femme morte. Celle-ci a choisi la dignité d'un acte volontaire plutôt que l'agonie, la souffrance et la déchéance. Elle lui a demandé de survivre dans l'espoir d'un nouvel amour qui serait une permanence de leur couple
What? by Roman Polanski ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1973 and 1996 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young, beautiful woman fleeing an attack stumbles onto the grounds of a mansion on the Italian Riviera. She becomes involved in a number of bizarre incidents with the odd residents as she tries to find her way out
Morte a Venezia by Luchino Visconti ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Filmed in Venice, this drama centers around a world-famous composer and conductor who, on a solitary rest holiday, spies an innocent young boy and becomes obsessed with him
 
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Alternative Names
Valli, R. 1925-1980
Languages
Italian (61)
English (43)
French (20)
German (8)
Spanish (2)
Russian (1)
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