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Grimaldi, Alberto

Overview
Works: 142 works in 579 publications in 9 languages and 13,291 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Spaghetti Westerns  Motion pictures  Western films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Alberto Grimaldi
The good, the bad and the ugly by Sergio Leone ( Visual )
80 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 4,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Western drama in which two bounty hunters join forces to capture an outlaw gang leader
Gangs of New York by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1846, waves of Irish immigrants poured in to 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
Fellini Satyricon by Federico Fellini ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sexual adventures of the student hero Encolpius are set against a background of perversion and violence in pre-Christian Rome
Last tango in Paris by Bernardo Bertolucci ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man torn apart by the suicide of his wife attempts to bury his grief in a sudden relationship with a strange girl
Man of la mancha by Arthur Hiller ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 811 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 romace with the beautiful Dulcinea
Novecento 1900 by Bernardo Bertolucci ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 513 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
Burn! ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir William Walker is sent to secure a plantation at a Portuguese colony. While there he 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
Il Decameron by Pier Paolo Pasolini ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boccaccio's tales of passion brought to the screen
Salò, o, Le 120 giornate di Sodoma Salò, the 120 days of Sodom by Pier Paolo Pasolini ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in Italian and held by 393 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
Ginger and Fred by Federico Fellini ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 325 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
Pier Paolo Pasolini's trilogy of life ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in Italian and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the Canterbury tales, Pasolini's startling candor and ribald humor illuminate these classic tales of romance, deception, murder and lust
1900 by Bernardo Bertolucci ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 175 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
Il fiore delle mille e una notte by Pier Paolo Pasolini ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in Italian and English and held by 146 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
I racconti di Canterbury by Pier Paolo Pasolini ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in Italian and English and held by 127 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
Novecento 1900 by Bernardo Bertolucci ( Visual )
9 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 good, the bad and the ugly Hang 'em high ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The good, the bad, and the ugly: A spaghetti western tale of greed, revenge and epic warfare. Three ruthless outlaws avidly search for a treasure chest containing $200,000
Il Casanova di Federico Fellini by Federico Fellini ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 70 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
Sabata by Gianfranco Parolini ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sabata is a mysterious steely-eyed gunslinger who, after he discovers the town of Daugherty's elite are the masterminds behind the big bank heist, imposes his bullet-laced brand of justice on the town
Return of Sabata ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The McClintocks "own" the town of Hobsonville, but Sabata refuses to pay their outrageous taxes and seeks his own kind of revenge
Adiós, Sabata ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Steely eyed gunslinger Sabata is hired by some Mexican revolutionaries to steal a wagonload of gold
 
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English (194)
Italian (117)
Spanish (15)
French (11)
German (6)
Multiple languages (2)
Catalan (2)
Russian (1)
Dutch (1)
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