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Grimaldi, Alberto

Overview
Works: 154 works in 635 publications in 9 languages and 13,705 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Motion pictures  Western films  Spaghetti Westerns  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Alberto Grimaldi
 
Most widely held works by Alberto Grimaldi
The good, the bad and the ugly by Sergio Leone( Visual )

52 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Southwest during the American Civil War, three men seek a stolen gold shipment. With greed as their sole motivation, they overcome anything that gets in their way--including each other
Gangs of New York by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

57 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1846, waves of Irish immigrants poured into the New York neighborhood of Five Points. "Billy the Butcher" bands his fellow "Native Americans" into a gang to take on the Irish gang "The Dead Rabbits," organized by Priest Vallon. After a bloody clash Vallon is dead and his son ends up in a brutal reform school. In 1862, that boy returns to seek vengeance against the man that killed his father
For a few dollars more by Sergio Leone( Visual )

29 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man with no name is back as he teams up with another gunslinger to get the bounty on a notorious bandit. But as they close in on their target, it becomes apparent one of them is in it for reasons other than money
Fellini Satyricon by Federico Fellini( Visual )

35 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Résumé: Evocation poétique. Deux jeunes Romains, Encolpe et Ascylte, se disputent la possession d'un esclave adolescent, Giton. Celui-ci accorde sa préférence à Ascylte et part avec lui. Après avoir assisté à un banquet extravagant offert par un riche affranchi, Encolpe est fait prisonnier par Lichas, pourvoyeur des plaisirs de l'empereur, et retrouve en captivité Ascylte et Giron. La chute de l'empereur amène leur libération; Encolpe et Ascylte connaissent alors diverses aventures. Ascylte y trouve la mort alors qu'Encolpe, frappé d'impuissance, s'efforce de retrouver sa virilité. [(c) OCS] [SDM]
Last tango in Paris by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

35 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American widower in Paris, desolate at the unexplained suicide of his wife, plunges into a torrid sexual relationship with a stranger, a young French girl half his age
Man of la mancha by Mitch Leigh( Visual )

3 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jailed during the Spanish Inquisition for offending the church, author Miguel de Cervantes is forced to act out one of his manuscripts for the entertainment of fellow inmates. Cervantes delivers a rapturous performance as the legendary Don Quixote, the chivalrous knight whose choice to see life as it should be, not as it is, takes him into battles with an imaginary foe and into romance with the beautiful Dulcinea
Novecento 1900 by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

13 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"1900 is an epic film of massive scope, power and controversy. It is both a vast history of the 20th century Italy and an intimate portrait of two friends, both born on January 1, 1900-- the son of the socialist peasant farmer ... and the son of the fascist landowner"--Container
Il Decameron by Pier Paolo Pasolini( Visual )

16 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boccaccio's tales of passion brought to the screen
Burn!( Visual )

14 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir William Walker is sent to secure a plantation at a Portuguese colony. While there be befriends Jose and Teddy, and plants the seeds of revolution in their heads. Years later he must go back and stop the revolution that he helped begin
Ginger and Fred by Federico Fellini( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former dance team that used to earn its living in Italian dance halls by imitating the routines of Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire, reunites thirty years later to do a television variety show
Salò, o, Le 120 giornate di Sodoma Salò, the 120 days of Sodom( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in Italian and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the titles, Pasolini informs viewers that it is "1944-45 nell' Italia Settentrionale durante l'occupazione nazifascista [in Northern Italy during the Nazi-Fascist occupation]." That, along with the "Bibliografia essenziale" that precedes it, indicates that a political meaning, dealing with the corruption of absolute power, was uppermost in the filmmakers mind. Motives aside, Pasolini's interpretation of the Marquis de Sade's eighteenth century opus of torture and degradation remains banned in many countries, is deemed one of the most disturbing films ever made, and is still-- 30 years after its initial release-- notorious and controversial
Pier Paolo Pasolini's trilogy of life( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in Italian and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Decameron, transposed to Naples from Boccaccio's Florence, is a cutting takedown of the pieties surrounding religion and sex
1900 by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

19 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the conflict between two boys, both born on January 1, 1900. A peasant and a landowner pass through the upheavals of the modern world, and their personal conflicts become an allegory of the political turmoil of Italy
I racconti di Canterbury by Pier Paolo Pasolini( Visual )

13 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of four stories from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. These stories of romance, deception, murder and lust are told in a uniquely candid and ribald way
Il fiore delle mille e una notte by Pier Paolo Pasolini( Visual )

12 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in Italian and English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of a slave girl as she rises to power over a great city. Around her revolve the stories of magic and lust, mystery and fantasy that derive from three cultures (Persia, Egypt and India) and range from the ninth century to the Renaissance
Salò o, le 120 giornate di Sodoma by Pier Paolo Pasolini( Visual )

18 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At Mussolini's holdout in northern Italy, four Fascists kidnap a group of young men and women. The victims move through three increasingly violent and perverse phases at the hands of their tormentors, culminating in ritualistic death. Considered by many the most disturbing film ever made
Novecento 1900 by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"1900 is an epic film of massive scope, power and controversy. It is both a vast history of the 20th century Italy and an intimate portrait of two friends, both born on January 1, 1900-- the son of the socialist peasant farmer . . . and the son of the fascist landowner"--Container
The Sergio Leone anthology( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Good, the bad and the ugly. A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery
The good, the bad and the ugly Hang 'em high( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hang 'em high: Jed Cooper is mistaken for a criminal and is unjustly hung by the ruthless Captain Wilson and his nine-man gang, who leave him for dead. Cooper escapes the lynching and sets out on a deadly rampage of revenge against his persecutors
Il Casanova di Federico Fellini( Visual )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in Italian and English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Portrays Casanova in his waning days, travelling from a bubonic-plagued Venice to a syphilitic London via a tubercular Germany, engaging in various amorous and political adventures with an air of bored detachment. Imbued with a romantic pessimism, the film debunks the myth of Casanova as a great lover and instead presents him as an ordinary man swept along by extraordinary circumstances"--Container
 
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Fellini SatyriconNovecento 1900Burn!Salò, o, Le 120 giornate di Sodoma Salò, the 120 days of Sodom