WorldCat Identities

Boni, Alessio

Overview
Works: 83 works in 176 publications in 7 languages and 1,753 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Film adaptations  War films  Historical films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PG3366, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alessio Boni
La meglio gioventù The best of youth ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Italian and English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronological, from 1963 until 2003, moving around Italy, from Rome to the floods of Florence in 1966, student unrest in Turin, Mafia murders in Palermo, plus two trips to Norway. Brothers Matteo and Nicola, of opposite temperament, try to free Giorgia, a teen, from a mental institution: their failure leads Nicola into psychiatry and Matteo to the police. In Florence, Nicola meets Giulia, a musician and leftist whose Red Brigade ties drive them apart after they have a child. In Palermo, Matteo meets Mirella, a photographer; they connect again in Rome. The film explores love, family, friendship, politics, mental illness, tragedy, and opportunities to forgive and to heal
La bestia nel cuore by Cristina Comencini ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Sabina's father dies, she is left haunted by a terrible dream that becomes a living nightmare. She seeks out her only sibling, hoping to find an answer ... while keeping her daunting journey a secret to those she loves most
War and peace by Leo Tolstoy ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Tolstoy's timeless epic of love and loss, a circle of aristocrats finds their glittering world crumbling as war threatens imperial Russia. Set during the years of Napoleon's invasion of Russia, War and Peace follows the changing fortunes of brooding hero Prince Andrej, his bookish friend Pierre, and the spirited but naive Natasha. As Napoleon's armies menace their privileged lives, the horrors of the battlefield reach into the elegant ballrooms and bedrooms of Moscow
Quando sei nato non puoi più nasconderti by Marco Tullio Giordana ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Italian and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One night during a sailing trip through the Mediterranean, the only son of a wealthy Italian entrepreneur falls overboard. Although given up for dead, Sandro has been rescued by a fishing boat carrying illegal immigrants to Italian shores. A coming-of-age drama set in contemporary Italy
Caravaggio ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Part one of a sumptuous two-part series which looks at the rise and fall of Michelangelo Merisi, later known as the controversial artist Caravaggio. A violent genius and womaniser, he defied the ideal vision of the world imposed by the Renaissance through his paintings of the outcast figures he knew so well: drunkards, vagrants and prostitutes"-- SBS website
Don't tell ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Italian and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman who suffers terrible nightmares after her father's death slowly remembers her family's past and seeks her only sibling who may be able to help her
Arrivederci amore, ciao by Michele Soavi ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Giorgio Pellegrini, a former left-wing activist turned terrorist has fled to Central America and fought with a guerrilla movement. Fifteen years later he is fed up with living in the jungle and decides to return to Italy. What he wants is to lead a comfortable bourgeois life in his native country. Thanks to Anedda, a corrupt police inspector, and after giving away former comrades, he obtains a reduced jail sentence. Once released from prison he obsessively pursues his dream of becoming a "respectable" citizen, even if the way to it is paved with larceny, pimping, drug-dealing, rape, heist and murder."--IMDb
Dracula's curse ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Investment banker Jonathan Harker has earned a great deal of money by speculating in historic real estate. He has now settled in Budapest with his fiancée Mina Murray. At a charity ball organized by Dr. Seward, Jonathan surprises his fiancée with a proposal of marriage. The delighted Mina accepts, and right at that moment some friends invited by Jonathan enter the hall. But Jonathan has to leave the party because he has been recalled to see a client. His job is to purchase the grand estate of Carfax in Budapest for the Romanian Count Vladislav Tepes
La meglio gioventù by Marco Tullio Giordana ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Italian and German and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of an Italian family from the end of the 1966-2000. It revolves around two brothers, Nicola and Matteo. In youth, they share the same dreams, hopes, readings, and friends, until one day they meet a psychically disturbed girl, Giorgia, who diverts their destinies: Nicola decides to become a psychiatrist, while Matteo drops-out of university and becomes a policeman
La meglio gioventù Nos meilleures années by Marco Tullio Giordana ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Italian and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ceci est l'histoire d'une famille italienne de la fin des années 1960 à aujourd'hui. Le récit suit deux frères : Nicola et Matteo. Au début, ils partagent les mêmes rêves, les mêmes lectures, les mêmes amitiés, jusqu'au jour où ils rencontrent Giorgia, une jeune fille souffrant de troubles psychiques. Leur avenir prend alors un tout autre chemin. Nicola décide de devenir psychiatre tandis que Matteo abandonne ses études et entre dans la police
Sanguepazzo ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in Italian and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Five days after the end of the World War II, the dead bodies of two Fascist-era propaganda actors are found on the outskirts of Milan. Executed by partisans but adored by the public Osvaldo Valenti and Luisa Ferida were infamous both on and off screen"--BFI web site
The best of youth La meglio gioventù ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part I :A family epic spanning four decades from the 1960s to the 1990s. Focusing on two brothers, Nicola and Matteo, the film incorporates defining events in Italy's history, including the hippy movement, the flood of Florence, the Red Brigades, Mafia scandals, kidnapping and political assassinations ;Part II,Divided by politics but bonded by blood, Italian brothers Nicola and Matteo find their paths intersecting through some of the most tumultuous events in recent history
Sanguepazzo une histoire Italienne by Marco Tullio Giordana ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Italian and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A pair of movie stars rise to fame during World War II through alliances that taint their reputation in this historical drama based on a true story. Osvaldo Valenti and Luisa Ferida were a famous - and infamous - couple on and off screen
Non aver paura ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Laura and Franco have recently separated. Franco is paying alimony which helps to care for their son Luca. Laura takes a job as a phone sex operator in order to help make ends meet. Franco uses this as an opportunity to challenge for custody of Luca. Meanwhile, through her job Laura makes contact with someone who seems intent on harming her son
The best of youth nos meilleures annees ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Italian and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of an Italian family from the end of the 1966 through 2000. It revolves around two brothers, Nicola and Matteo. In youth, they share the same dreams, hopes, readings, and friends, until one day they meet a psychologically disturbed girl, Giorgia, who diverts their destinies: Nicola decides to become a psychiatrist, while Matteo drops out of university and becomes a policeman
Italian film festival 2006 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Italian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bavaria Film International präsentiert: Die besten Jahre La meglio gioventù ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Christine Cristina ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the life of Christine de Pisan, the Venetian-born poet of the 15th century, who spent most of her life at the court of Charles V in Paris
La meglio gioventù Die besten Jahre ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emily Brontës Sturmhöhe ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Andinova, Zaharina G.
Languages
Italian (66)
English (12)
German (8)
French (2)
Spanish (2)
Turkish (1)
Catalan (1)