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Mangano, Silvana 1930-1989

Works: 160 works in 824 publications in 9 languages and 6,405 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Religious films  Comedy films  Sex comedy films  Historical films  Erotic films  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Artist, Other, Collector, Author, Singer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Silvana Mangano
Death in Venice by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

91 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,338 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 )

37 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miao shu ba la ba yu ye su tong ding shi zi jia que huo zhong sheng,jing duo ci shi lian yu mi wang zhong yu gui zhu
Ulysses by Mario Camerini( Visual )

45 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 660 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
Riso amaro by Giuseppe De Santis( Visual )

77 editions published between 1948 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During planting season in Northern Italy's Po Valley, an earthy rice-field worker falls in with a small-time criminal who is planning a daring heist of the crop, as well as his femme-fatale-ish girlfriend. Both a socially conscious look at the hardships endured by underpaid field workers and a melodrama tinged with sex and violence
Oedipus Rex by Pier Paolo Pasolini( Visual )

72 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 588 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
Teorema by Pier Paolo Pasolini( Visual )

71 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handsome stranger with a mysterious sexual aura tricks his way into a wealthy family and has a profound effect on each member of the household
Dune by David Lynch( Visual )

18 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 426 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
Ludwig by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

24 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An operatic portrait of Ludwig II, the 19th century mad king of Bavaria. Tormented by his unrequited love for his cousin, Empress Elisabeth of Austria, coupled with his obsession for the music of Wagner, Ludwig retreats into a fantasy world. He builds fairytale castles and ultimately loses his already-fragile grip on his sanity
Dark eyes by Nikita Mikhalkov( Visual )

26 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 181 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
Gruppo di famiglia in un interno by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

24 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 158 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
Gold of Naples by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

36 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gold of Naples: A selection of stories with 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
Conversation piece by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

49 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired professor of American origin lives a solitary life revolving around his collection of paintings. He is confronted by a vulgar Italian marchesa and her companions: her lover, her daughter, and daughter's boyfriend. After being strong-armed into renting them an apartment on the top floor of his luxurious Roman palazzo, the professor's quiet routine is turned into chaos
La grande guerra by Mario Monicelli( Visual )

24 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during World War I, the two protagonists (played by Sordi and Gassman) are cowards whose main concern is to survive at all costs
Lo scopone scientifico = L'argent de la vieille by Luigi Comencini( Visual )

16 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une vieille milliardaire américaine, passionnée de jeux de cartes, défie un couple de chiffonniers
The '50s pop revival( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The witches Le streghe( Visual )

6 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of five short films each starring Silvana Mangano
Anna by Alberto Lattuada( Visual )

12 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novice nun recalls her former life and almost gives up her vocation
Pier Paolo Pasolini collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pasolini's own translation of the original Sophocles play is set within a modern prologue and epilogue. Oracles predict that Oedipus will someday kill his father and marry his mother, so the infant is sent into the hills to be killed. The baby survives and is adopted by a neighboring King of Corinth. Oedipus returns but his origins are kept a secret until it is too late to avert his destiny
Il Decameron by Pier Paolo Pasolini( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in Italian and Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boccaccio's tales of passion brought to the screen
Pier Paolo Pasolini les années 60 en 7 films et autres surprises by Pier Paolo Pasolini( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Italian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retrospective of the work of Pier Paolo Pasolini
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Mangano, Silvana

Silvana Mangano actrice italienne

Silvana Mangano aktorka włoska

Silvana Mangano Italiaans acteur

Silvana Mangano Italiaans actrice

Silvana Mangano Italian actress

Silvana Mangano italienische Schauspielerin

Silvana Mangano italiensk skådespelare

Silvana Mangano italiensk skodespelar

Silvana Mangano italiensk skuespiller

Silvana Manganová

Silvana Manganu

Σιλβάνα Μανιάνο

Мангано, Сильвана

Сільвана Мангано

מנגנו, סילבנה, 1930-1989

سیلوانا مانگانو بازیگر ایتالیایی

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