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Vitti, Monica

Overview
Works: 184 works in 558 publications in 7 languages and 5,424 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  New wave films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film and video adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Singer, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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L'avventura by Michelangelo Antonioni ( Visual )
84 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wealthy woman (Massari) disappears while on a yachting trip near Sicily, and her lover (Ferzetti) and her best friend (Vitti) begin an affair in the resulting vacuum. Reversing our expectations, Antonioni transform a mystery into a meditation on human existence. Characteristic of his visual style, crisp and long outdoor shots juxtapose subjects with their environment, symbolizing the emotional abyss that makes communication between the characters impossible
La notte by Michelangelo Antonioni ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An emotionally estranged couple faces heartache, desperation, and personal loss all in the course of one night
L'eclisse by Michelangelo Antonioni ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Monica Vitti stars as Victoria, a young Roman woman just emerging from a stifling relationship with Riccardo, an aloof intellectual (Francisco Rabal). Vittoria meets Piero (Alain Delon), an arrogant young stockbroker with whom she begins a passionate affair. But there are still emotional ties between Vittoria and Riccardo
Il deserto rosso by Michelangelo Antonioni ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guiliana is the wife of Ugo, a plant manager in Ravenna. Recently released from the hospital after a car accident, Giuliana is in dire straits mentally, but Ugo thinks she's just hysterical. When she meets the charming Corrado, he seems sympathetic, shares her feeling of being lost, but he doesn't fully understand and his amatory advances are not what she needs. Living in the shadow of industry, surrounded by the blighted landscape of the mechanized wasteland, Guiliana faces the full horror of existential doubt alone, and modernist culture offers her no solace, comfort, or concrete prescription to alleviate her anguish
Le fantôme de la liberté The phantom of liberty by Luis Buñuel ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in French and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A perverse, playfully absurd comedy that compiles many of the illogical themes that preoccupied Bunuel through his career - from the hypocrisy of conventional morality to the arbitrariness of social arrangements
Il Deserto rosso Red desert ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in Italian and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Antonioni's first color film depicts a woman traumatized by an auto accident who finds herself permanently alienated in her urban milieu
L'eclisse The eclipse ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in Italian and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vittoria, a translator, breaks off one affair to drift into another with her mother's stockbroker
Modesty Blaise ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy which lampoons the sex, sadism, luxury, and latest spying techniques in secret-agent thrillers as exemplified in an account of the efforts of a female spy to prevent a priceless gem collection from falling into the hands of an international crime ring
The red desert by Michelangelo Antonioni ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in Italian and English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman finds herself unable to adjust to her urban environment after being involved in an automobile accident
Il misterio di Oberwald ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in Italian and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An assassin breaks into the castle of Oberwald intending to kill the widowed queen, but the queen is struck by his resemblance to her late husband and falls in love with him
Red desert il deserto rosso ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in Italian and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A neurotic young woman who is married to an engineer in the industrial wasteland of northern Italy, searches in vain to find meaning in her life
Die rote Wüste ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in German and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A neurotic young woman who is married to an engineer in the industrial wasteland of northern Italy, searches in vain to find meaning in her life
L'éclipse by Michelangelo Antonioni ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pour éviter les ennuis d'argent et avoir une vie plus large, Vittoria, fille d'employés de condition modeste, a vécu pendant trois ans avec Ricardo, jeune attaché d'ambassade. Mais cette vie sans amour lasse la jeune femme, et malgré les supplications de Ricardo, elle rompt avec lui. Elle rencontre alors à la Bourse, où elle retrouve sa mère qui joue pour occuper ses loisirs, un jeune agent de change avec qui elle essaie de réapprendre à aimer
L'avventura The adventure ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in Italian and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'Avventura is a scathing depiction of an amoral, sexually corrupted world. Bonded by association more than love, an aimless group of wealthy socialites depart on a yacht cruise in the Mediterranean, landing on a barren island off the Sicily coast - symbolic of their spiritual desolation - before a strange disappearance ushers fear, infidelity and impossible desire
La femme écarlate ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in French and Spanish and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een vrouw besluit, bedrogen door haar geliefe, hem te doden en daarna zelfmoord te plegen. Zij ontmoet een nieuwe liefde, maar volhardt in haar beslissing
An almost perfect affair ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of an idealistic first-time director who lives for his art--until his heart is stolen by the gorgeous, worldly wife of an Italian producer at the Cannes Film Festival. A passionate, made-in-Hollywood affair begins, but the couple's romance is tested as they face the temptations of fame and fortune--and try to keep their sanity amidst the madness around them
Il deserto rosso Le désert rouge ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in Italian and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Mariée à un riche industriel, Giuliana est sujette à de fréquentes crises d'angoisse. Dans la banlieue industrielle de Ravenne, elle cherche le réconfort auprès de Corrado, un collègue de son mari venu recruter de la main d'œuvre--"--Conteneur du coffret
Michelangelo Antonioni's The eclipse ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1962 and 1988 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vittoria breaks up an affair with an older man when she realizes she no longer loves him. She soon meets a vital young man, Piero, a stockbroker. Yet despite their strong mutual attraction, she comes to feel this romance, too, is doomed, perhaps in part because of his excessive commitment to materialistic values
Liebe 1962 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El fantasma de la libertad Le fantôme de la liberté ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in Spanish and French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of Luis Bunuel's most free-form and purely Surrealist films, consisting of a series of only vaguely related episodes - most famously, the dinner party scene where people sit on lavatories round a dinner table on, occasionally retiring to a little room to eat
 
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Alternative Names
Cecciarelli, Maria Luiza.
Ceciarelli, Maria Louisa, 1931-
Ceciarelli, Maria Luisa
Languages
Italian (241)
French (23)
German (22)
English (14)
Spanish (12)
Polish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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