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Mangano, Silvana 1930-1989

Overview
Works: 242 works in 800 publications in 8 languages and 6,215 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Religious films  Historical films  Erotic films  Motion pictures  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Artist, Other, Collector, Author, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Silvana Mangano
Death in Venice by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

34 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,230 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
Barabbas by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

23 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thief and murderer Barabbas spends his life struggling to understand why the people of Judea pardoned him so Jesus could be crucified in his place
Ulysses( Visual )

14 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ulysses' return from the Trojan Wars sets him upon a legendary adventure. He and his crew sail under the curse of Cassandra, and encounter Circe, the sirens and the cyclops
Dune by David Lynch( Visual )

14 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his father's assassination, a Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis to free their desert world from the emperor's rule
Teorema by Pier Paolo Pasolini( Visual )

40 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handsome stranger enters the lives of a bourgeois Italian family, playing both God and the Devil as he proceeds to seduce each member, including the maid. His divine and diabolical interaction with each causes them to re-evaluate their belief systems--Adapted from the container
Ludwig by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

16 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical evocation of Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from his crowning in 1864 until his death in 1886, as a romantic hero. Fan of Richard Wagner, betrayed by him, in love with his cousin Elisabeth of Austria, abandonned by her, tormented by his homosexuality, he will little by little slip toward madness
Oedipus Rex by Pier Paolo Pasolini( Visual )

15 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A dark and riveting retelling of the classic Greek tragedy. Set in Morocco, the film is a visual wonder of desert landscapes and powerful Moorish architecture."
Riso amaro Bitter rice( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in Italian and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the rice fields of the Po Valley, a thief on the run meets a girl who tries to steal his loot
Edipo re by Pier Paolo Pasolini( Visual )

25 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sophocles' play, with added prologue and epilogue set in modern times, is extended into the present and points out that the motives of the ancient tragedy still exist today
Gruppo di famiglia in un interno by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

20 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About a lonely art collector who lives in Rome and how his life is changed when the wife of a rightist industrialist, Marchesa Bianca Brumonti, her gigolo Konrad, her precocious daughter and her daughter's boyfriend Stefano end up renting the upper portion of his luxurious apartment. He gets involved in the affairs of complete strangers much against his will and ends up being even lonelier than before
Dark eyes( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in Italian and English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 19th century Italy, a middle-aged husband is torn between his love for a young Russian woman and his loyalty to his tolerant wife and family. Years later he tells his story to a fellow passenger on an ocean liner
Riso amaro by Giuseppe De Santis( Visual )

32 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the rice fields of the Po Valley, a thief on the run meets a girl who tries to steal his loot
Gold of Naples( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in Italian and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of plays featuring Toto as a little clown imposed on by a bullying racketeer, Silvana Mangano as a prostitute, Sophia Loren in her celebrated comic turn as a pizza seller, and Vittorio De Sica himself as a gambler
The '50s pop revival( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conversation piece by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and French and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired professor living a solitary life in a luxurious Roman palazzo is confronted by a vulgar Italian marchesa and her clique. He is strong-armed into renting them an apartment on the top floor of his home and his quiet routine is turned into chaos
Lo scopone scientifico = L'argent de la vieille by Luigi Comencini( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in Italian and French and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une vieille milliardaire américaine, passionnée de jeux de cartes, défie un couple de chiffonniers
La grande guerra by Mario Monicelli( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in Italian and French and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during WW1, the two protagonists are cowards whose main concern is to survive at all costs
L'oro di Napoli by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in Italian and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of vignettes celebrating various aspects of Neapolitan life, including Toto as a clown imposed upon by a bullying racketeer, Silvana Mangano as a prostitute, Sophia Loren in her celebrated comic turn as a pizza seller, and Vittorio De Sica himself as a gambler
The witches Le streghe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of five short films each starring Silvana Mangano
Edipo re Oedipus Rex( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in Italian and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sophocles' play, with added prologue and epilogue set in modern times. Cross-cultural curiosites include Japanese music and Lenin-inspired songs, some written by Passolini who also stars as the high priest
 
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Alternative Names
Mangano, Silvana

Silvana Mangano actrice italienne

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Silvana Mangano Italian actress

Silvana Mangano italienische Schauspielerin

Silvana Mangano italiensk skdespelare

Silvana Mangano italiensk skodespelar

Silvana Mangano italiensk skuespiller

Silvana Manganov

Silvana Manganu

Мангано, Сильвана

Сільвана Мангано

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UlyssesLudwigRiso amaro Bitter rice