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Trovajoli, Armando

Works: 600 works in 1,134 publications in 6 languages and 4,404 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  History  Historical films  War films  Anthology films  Romantic comedy films  Romance films  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Composer, Musician, Author, Performer, Conductor, Director, Other, Instrumentalist, Contributor, Interviewee, Lyricist, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Armando Trovajoli
Most widely held works by Armando Trovajoli
Two women by Alberto Moravia( Visual )

27 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 617 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
Una giornata particolare = a special day by Ettore Scola( Visual )

27 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An accidental meeting brings a lonely, dowdy housewife and a former radio announcer together for almost two hours of comic and touching confidences, arguments and self-searching. The day is May 8, 1938, the day of a huge rally celebrating Hitler's visit to Rome which underscored the infamous alliance between the Nazis and Mussolini's fascist regime
La familia by Ettore Scola( Visual )

22 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"80 años de historia, 80 años en una familia de clase media en Roma y una vida entera recordada por Carlo, el protagonista. La historia ... con tres personajes principales se desarrolla entre conflictos y sorpresas ..."--Envase
La Nuit de Varennes by Ettore Scola( Visual )

20 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in French and Italian and held by 254 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
Leri, oggi, domani = Ieri, oggi, domani by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

17 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in Italian and English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a delightful portrayal of Italian women who manipulate their sexual favors to get what they want. In one tale Sophia Loren finds an unusual angle to legally evade paying her taxes; in another she plays the wife of a wealthy businessman with a knack for turning heads; finally, as a participant in the worlds oldest profession, she entices a seminary student who engages to change her ways
C'eravamo tanto amati by Ettore Scola( Visual )

15 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in Italian and French and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a retrospective allegory, Ettore Scola examines the lives of three resistance fighters and their transformation over thirty years. Each of these friends falls in love with the beautiful Luciana, an aspiring actress, testing the friendship and idealism they all shared. Throughout the story Scola pays tribute to the masters of Italian cinema by weaving classic film clips and iconic personalities into the background, as the film reveals which of the three friends remains true to the spirit of liberation they had once fought to achieve."--Container
Marriage Italian style by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

19 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Domenico first meets 17-year-old prostitute Filumena in a Neapolitan brothel in the 2nd World War. After the war they become lovers on and off for 22 years. Domenico eventually rents an apartment for Filumena and even lets her run his shop but is always chasing other women. Finally Filumena asks Domenico to marry her on her deathbed, just before he had planned to marry his young cashier, and admits she had his legitimate child. Dominico uses different subterfuges trying to find which teenager might be his son
Profumo di donna = Scent of a woman by Dino Risi( Visual )

10 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A naive army private is assigned to assist a blinded, embittered ex-army captain on his journey from Turin to Naples. The captain is rude and eccentric, prone to say and do the unexpected. Their hilarious yet heartrending misadventures with prostitutes, clerics, and others they encounter along the way bring these odd companions to a deeper understanding of each other and their own shortcomings
Marcello Mastroianni : mi ricordo, sì io mi recordo = I remember, yes I remember by Marcello Mastroianni( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in Italian and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Portogallo, durante le pause delle riprese del film Viaggio all'inizio del mondo, Marcello Mastroianni si confessa davanti alla macchina da presa. Come in un flash-back, ripercorre tutta la propria vita
Passione d'amore by Ettore Scola( Visual )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1862 a handsome young Italian cavalry captain is transferred far from his mistress. At his new post, the captain meets an ugly woman who falls madly in love with him and seduces him with the force of her passion, intelligence, and sadness
Le bal by Ettore Scola( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in No Linguistic content and French and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an ensemble cast set in a Parisian dance hall where stories are communicated with dance and music throughout five decades of French history. The film is done in pantomime, without dialogue. The music and dance illustrate key moments in French social history
Casanova '70 by Mario Monicelli( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in Italian and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern update of the famous character in which he is a NATO officer who can only make love in dangerous situations
Brutti, sporchi e cattivi Affreux, sales et méchants by Ettore Scola( Visual )

20 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four generations of a family live crowded together in a cardboard shantytown shack in the squalor of inner-city Rome
Macaroni( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een Amerikaanse topman die voor zaken in Napels is, krijgt bezoek van een oude kennis. Iedereen in de familie van de Napolitaan schijnt hem te kennen doordat zijn vriend regelmatig zijn naam heeft gebruikt in brieven. Komedie
Une journée particulière Una giornata particolare by Ettore Scola( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in French and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mots-clés : fascisme ; homosexualité masculine ; relations hommes-femmes ; Italie
La mala ordina( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luca Carnali is a small-time mobster and pimp who ends up, through no fault of his own, in a web of a settlement of scores between two main men in the Mafia and is forced to fight against two killers from New York who were sent to Italy to eliminate him. The second film in a triology by Fernando Di Leo
Rugantino : a new musical comedy by Armando Trovajoli( Recording )

3 editions published in 1963 in Italian and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Ciociara by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rome 1943. Après un violent bombardement, Cesira, une jeune veuve, décide de rejoindre son village natal pour y mettre à l'abri sa fille de treize ans. Avant de partir, elle demande a son voisin, de gérer son épicerie en attendant son retour. Il accepte moyennant une nuit passée avec elle
Gente di Roma by Ettore Scola( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in Italian and Spanish and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While following a bus which traverses the streets of the city every morning and evening, the film pays homage to Rome and its inhabitants through a mosaic of images, characters and stories
Splendor by Ettore Scola( Visual )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Splendor is the name of an old movie theater managed by Jordan (Mastroianni), who inherited it from his father. The theater is in decay and only generates debts and trouble, but Jordan is aided by his projectionist Luigi (Troisi) and usherette Chantale (Vlady). The story unfolds with black and white flashbacks to the theater's heyday
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Marcello Mastroianni : mi ricordo, sì io mi recordo = I remember, yes I remember
Alternative Names
Armando Trovaioli

Armando Trovaioli Italian composer

Armando Trovajoli compositeur italien de musiques de films

Armando Trovajoli Italiaans pianist (1917-2013)

Armando Trovajoli italienischer Filmkomponist

Armandus Trovajoli

Berman, Francis

Berman, Francis 1917-2013

Matto, Sesso

Roman, 1917-2013

Roman, V. 1917-

Roman, V. 1917-2013

Torovaioli, Armando

Torovaioli, Armando 1917-

Torovaioli, Armando 1917-2013

Tovaioli, Armando

Tovaioli, Armando 1917-

Tovaioli, Armando 1917-2013

Travaioli , Armando

Travaioli, Armando, 1917-2013

Trovadoli, Armando

Trovadoli, Armando 1917-

Trovadoli, Armando 1917-2013

Trovaioli , Armando

Trovaioli, Armando 1917-

Trovaioli, Armando 1917-2013

Trovajoli, A.

Trovajoli, Armando

Trovajoli, Armando 1917-...

Trovajoli Armando 1917-2013

Vatro, R. 1917-2013

Vatro, Roman

Vatro, Roman 1917-

Vatro, Román 1917-2013

Армандо Тровайоли

Армандо Тровайолі Італійський композитор

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