WorldCat Identities

Cecchi Gori Group (Firm)

Works: 94 works in 261 publications in 7 languages and 7,256 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Film adaptations  Animated films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  War films  Spy films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Producer, prn, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Cecchi Gori Group (Firm)
La vita è bella = Life is beautiful by Roberto Benigni( Visual )

52 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1930s Italy a bumbling Jewish waiter who's gifted with a colorful imagination and an irresistible sense of humor has won the heart of the woman he loves and has created a beautiful life for his young family. But that life is threatened by World War II
Il postino = The Postman by Michael Radford( Visual )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 1,697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mario, the postman, enlists the aid of the poet Pablo Neruda to win the heart of the beautiful Beatrice
Nikita by Luc Besson( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in French and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cop-killer junkie is forced by the government to become an undercover assassin or face a life in prison
Ciao, professore! by Wei dai mei la( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in Italian and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of an upper-class teacher from conservative Northern Italy who, due to a computer error, finds himself teaching third-grade truants at a ramshackle school to the south."--Container
Lamerica by Gianni Amelio( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Italian and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two men arrive in Albania from Italy with plans to exploit Albania's newly-begun conversion to capitalism. To provide themselves more cover, they name an Albanian, a former prisoner of war, as their company's acting "chairman". When the "chairman" disappears, the plan begins to involve unexpected elements of compassion
Così ridevano The way we laughed by Gianni Amelio( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Italian and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers emigrate to Turin to escape the poverty of their Sicilian hometown. The story unfolds over a period of six years. The older brother has the desire to see his brother, Pietro, become a school teacher. Giovanni makes tremendous sacrifices, unaware that Pietro is squandering his money given to him and skipping school
L'uomo delle stelle by Giuseppe Tornatore( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in Italian and English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1953, a con man travels from one small Sicilian town to another claiming to be a talent scout for a top movie studio
The apartment = L'appartement by Gilles Mimouni( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in French and Chinese and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young corporate hotshot leaves his successful life behind to search for his elusive lost love
Opera( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a young opera singer takes over the leading role in an avant-garde presentation of Verdi's Macbeth, she triggers the madness of a crazed fan who repeatedly forces the diva to watch the brutal murders of her loved ones"--Container
Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in Italian and English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Roberto Benigni brings Carlo Collodi's classic children's story to glorious life in this big-budget live-action adaptation. Geppetto, a humble toymaker, fashions a marionette out of a log that has miraculously appeared on his doorstep. After wishing upon a star that his creation, Pinocchio, would come to life, Geppetto's wish is granted by the beautiful Blue Fairy ..."--Container
Nirvana by Giorgio Armani( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in Italian and English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimi, a successful computer game designer, finds that his latest product has been infected by a virus which has given consciousness to the main character of the game, Solo. Tormented by the memory of his missing girlfriend Lisa and begged by Solo to end its useless "life", Jimi begins a search for people who can help him both to discover what happened to Lisa and to delete his game before it is released
My name is Tanino by Paolo Virzì( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Italian and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tanino, a twenty year old Sicilian boy, meets Sally, a beautiful American girl spending her vacation in Sicily. Partly fascinated by the American Dream, and partly driven by his feelings for Sally, Tanino decides to go and try his luck in the U.S. He is warmly welcomed by Sally's parents, but she doesn't seem particularly excited to see him again. From this moment on, Tanino's life is filled with misunderstandings and trouble
Church by Young Jean Lee( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visitors to a Gothic cathedral are trapped by the ghosts of victims of a massacre perpetrated by crusading knights
La voce della luna by Federico Fellini( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in Italian and French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The main character is certain that wells talk to him, that colonies are obsessed by echoes and that deserts are saddened by melanchology. His perceptions greatly increase during the time of the full moon
Marianna Ucrìa by Philippe Noiret( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in Italian and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

18th-century costume drama that follows the adventures of a deaf noblewoman attempting to escape her past. Although loved by her family, at thirteen she is forced to marry an older uncle and lives a rather oppressed life. She strives to find freedom in subtle ways and manages to save a peasant girl from a terrible situation
La leggenda del santo bevitore by Ermanno Olmi( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andreas is an ex-miner jailed for an accidental murder, now released and living as a down-and-out in Paris. A mysterious stranger gives Andreas 200 francs on the condition that he repay it the following Sunday in a particular church. A series of chance encounters interrups Andreas' attempts to fulfil his promise, but each time the money is spent, he wakes up to find the bank notes have miraculously reappeared in his wallet
Johnny Stecchino by Roberto Benigni( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in Italian and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dante is a kind-hearted but naïve buffoon who is happy driving the school bus for a group of mentally handicapped children but feels he is somehow missing out on life and love. His fortunes take a dramatic turn when he meets Maria, a dangerous driver who seems immediately enamoured of him. Dante is soon invited to her sumptuous Palermo villa, pleasantly unaware that he's being drawn into a underworld plot. He bears an amazing likeness to Maria's gangster husband, who also happens to be a stool pidgeon and it would be very convenient for the couple if the mobster, in the shape of Dante, was seen to be dead and buried
Splendor by Ettore Scola( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in Italian and French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jordan es el propietario de una sala de cine, de nombre "Splendor", de un pequeño pueblo de los alrededores de Roma. Lo lleva junto a su mujer y cajera, Chantal y Luigi, el proyeccionista. La vida de Jordan siempre ha estado vinculada a las películas que durante décadas ha proyectado en su sala, ya desde que su padre la regentaba antes de la guerra. En el pasado el cine conoció momentos de gloria y esplendor en los que hasta la policía tenía que poner orden antes la masa de gente que quería entrar para ver las películas. Ahora, sin embargo, la gente ya no acude tanto, el cine pierde dinero y el negocio de su vida y sus amores está en peligro."--Filmaffinity web site
Tutto l'amore che c'é( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in Italian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small Italian town in the 1970's, Carlo, a teenage boy, and his friends, are affected in more ways than one by the arrival in the area of three sophisticated sisters from Milan, whose father is about to take over the managership of a local factory
Pasolini : un delitto Italiano by Marco Tullio Giordana( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Italian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pasolini, the great Italian director and poet, died in 1975, the victim of a horrifying homicide. The 17-year-old youth who bludgeoned him to death, then ran him over with the director's own car, claimed Pasolini made homosexual advances towards him. But whether this was the true motive was never satisfactorily answered. Pasolini's outspoken opposition to the ruling class and his sensational declarations may well have played a part in his untimely death. In this film, director Giordana explores what happened in the investigation and the trial that followed his death
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Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.32 (from 0.20 for Pinocchio ... to 0.81 for Splendor / ...)

Alternative Names
C.G.G. Tiger Cinematografica

Cecchi Gori Group Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

Cecchi Gori Group Продюссерская компания

CGG Tiger Cinematografica


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