WorldCat Identities

Cristaldi, Franco

Overview
Works: 136 works in 488 publications in 5 languages and 8,590 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  History  Detective and mystery films  Church history  Biographical films  Motion pictures  Melodrama  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer, tlp
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Franco Cristaldi
Nuovo Cinema Paradiso by Giuseppe Tornatore( Visual )

93 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salvatore, a successful film maker, receives news of the death of his old friend Alfredo, and returns to his village for the first time in 30 years. He recalls how, as a wide-eyed altar boy, he became friends with Alfredo, the projectionist at the parish cinema
Amarcord by Federico Fellini( Visual )

58 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the director's memories of love, sex, politics, family life and growing up in a small Italian town in the 1930's
Divorzio all'italiana by Pietro Germi( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in Italian and English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this black comedy, an Italian man approaching middle age falls in love with his young cousin but, as a Catholic, can't divorce his wife. However, he can justifiably murder her if he catches her with a lover. The problem is to find her one first
I soliti ignoti Big deal on Madonna Street by Mario Monicelli( Visual )

24 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in Italian and English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five men conspire to burglarize a small-time jeweler's safe. When the time comes to carry out the scheme, the men become hopelessly clumsy and have to eventually give up and go home
E la nave va = And the ship sails on by Federico Fellini( Visual )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in Italian and English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1914 a luxury liner full of statesmen, opera singers, aristocrats and a rhinoceros, sails from Naples to an island where the ashes of the world's greatest soprano are to be scattered
Sedotta e abbandonata by Pietro Germi( Visual )

24 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in Italian and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Italian girl is seduced by her sister's boyfriend who then refuses to marry her because she is unchaste
Salvatore Giuliano by Francesco Rosi( Visual )

13 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in Italian and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

July 5, 1950 Sicilian bandit Salvatore Giuliano's bullet-riddled corpse is found facedown in a courtyard in Castelvetrano, a handgun and rifle by his side. Local and international press descend upon the scene, hoping to crack open the true story behind the death of this young man, who, at the age of twenty-seven, had already become Italy's most wanted criminal and celebrated hero. Filming in the exact locations and enlisting a cast of native Sicilians once impacted by the real Giuliano, director Francesco Rosi harnessed the facts and myths surrounding the true story of the bandit's death to create a startling exposé of Sicily and the tangled relations between its citizens, the Mafia, and government officials. A groundbreaking work of political filmmaking, Salvatore Giuliano established Rosi's reputation and assured his place in cinema history
Cristo si è fermato a Eboli = Christ stopped at Eboli by Carlo Levi( Visual )

20 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Carlo Levi [is] a political exile banished to a village in Southern Italy in 1935 by Mussolini for his anti-fascist writings. It is the story of Levi's experiences in an alien world of poverty and quiet despair, where he discovers that human values are stronger than values of the state."--External container
I compagni = The organizer by Marcello Mastroianni( Visual )

9 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in Italian and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 19th century Turin, an itinerant professor unites a ragtag group of textile workers in a strike against their factory
Divorce Italian style by Pietro Germi( Visual )

13 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in Italian and English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baron Fernanco Cefalu (Marcello Mastroianni) longs to marry his nubile young cousin Angela (Stefania Sandrelli), but one obstacle stands in his way, his wife Rosalia (Daniela Rocca). His solution? Since divorce is illegal, he plans tu lure his wife into the arms of another and then murder her to save his honor
La corsa dell'innocente = The flight of the innocent( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in Italian and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The son of a kidnapper survives the massacre of his family, keeping just ahead of his pursuers he tries to make amends for his father's cruelty
The red tent( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the saga of explorer General Nobile whose 1928 Arctic expedition turns into disaster
Vaghe stelle dell'Orsa = Sandra by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in Italian and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman journeys back to her native town, ostensibly to attend a ceremony dedicated to her Jewish father who died in a concentration camp. During this journey she confronts old and new ghosts within her family and herself
Lucky Luciano by Francesco Rosi( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[Film] about the man who started the largest international crime organization in history and the men who would stop at nothing to do him in."--External container
Le notti bianche = White nights by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

4 editions published between 1957 and 2005 in Italian and English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marcello Mastroianni, as a lonely city transplant, and Maria Schell, as a sheltered girl haunted by a lover's promise, meet by chance on a canal bridge and begin a tentativ romance that quickly entagles them in a web of longing and self-delusion
La ragazza di Bube( Visual )

7 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in Italian and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of a woman who falls in love with a complete stranger. The stranger turns out to have killed a fascist policeman during World War II and is sent to jail for 14 years. The woman pines for the convict and waits out his sentence, spurning the love of a writer who wants to marry her"--Website
Ogro( Visual )

9 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in Italian and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In December 1973 a commando of ETA assassinated Admiral Carrero Blanco who, a few days earlier, had been named President of the Spanish government by General Franco. The film dramatizes the preparations and execution of this event which changed the history of Spain
Lettera aperta a un giornale della sera : un film Vides -ital noleggio [sic] cinematigrafico( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoping to shake up the complacent Italian Communist Party, a group of leftist radicals sends an incendiary letter to a major evening newspaper declaring their intention to volunteer to fight American troops in Vietnam as a political statement against the war. When the newspaper actually prints the letter, drawing public attention to the situation, the provocateurs must decide whether their commitment to the cause of peace is worth risking their lives
The name of the rose by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One monk has fallen from a tower, another is found head-first in a vat of pigs' blood. Visiting Brother Sean Connery, investigating the deaths, discovers a secret library containing rare books considered lost to the world and dangerous to the Catholic faith. He must find the connection between the hidden literature and the killings before innocent people are burned at the stake
Ratataplan( Visual )

4 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in Italian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronic daydreamer finds he is too busy using his imagination to find work or love. To rectify the situation, he builds a robot double that he dresses up in disco garb. The robot is a great success until a beautiful woman tries to seduce it. In the end, the dreamer and the woman discover they are more alike than they ever would have dreamed
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Salvatore Giuliano
Alternative Names
Franco Cristaldi Film producer

Franco Cristaldi Italiaans scenarioschrijver (1924-1992)

Franco Cristaldi italienischer Filmproduzent

Φράνκο Κριστάλντι

Кристальди, Франко

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فرانکو کریستالدی فیلمنامه‌نویس و تهیه‌کننده ایتالیایی

フランコ・クリスタルディ

Languages
Italian (265)

English (29)

Spanish (18)

German (7)

French (3)

Covers
Salvatore GiulianoLa corsa dell'innocente = The flight of the innocentThe red tent