WorldCat Identities

Cristaldi, Franco

Works: 102 works in 550 publications in 7 languages and 8,693 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  History  Detective and mystery films  Church history  Historical films  Biographical films  Television mini-series  Action and adventure television programs 
Roles: Producer, tlp, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Franco Cristaldi
Nuovo Cinema Paradiso by Giuseppe Tornatore( Visual )

115 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A filmmaker returns to his Sicilian hometown for the first time in thirty years and looks back on his life. As a young boy he was befriended by the projectionist at the movie theater, the Cinema Paradiso. As he grew up, he learned to love films, and was encouraged by his good friend to pursue his dream of one day making movies
Amarcord by Federico Fellini( Visual )

72 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,638 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 )

21 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in Italian and English and held by 1,060 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
I soliti ignoti = Big deal on Madonna Street by Mario Monicelli( Visual )

28 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in Italian and English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pour pouvoir réaliser un grand coup, Cosimo doit sortir de prison. Des amis se chargent de recruter un "pigeon" qui s'accusera du délit commis par Cosimo. Mais ledit "pigeon", Peppe, ne convainc personne et se retrouve en prison avec Cosimo qui lui fait part de son projet. Relâché plus tôt que prévu, Peppe décide de réaliser lui-même le coup avec les membres de la bande de Cosimo. Ayant soigneusement étudié les détails de l'opération, les voleurs rivalisent de maladresse dans l'exécution et l'affaire échoue
E la nave va = And the ship sails on by Federico Fellini( Visual )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the eve of World War I, a group of artists from the opera world gather on a luxury liner to farewell a singer who has died. They become involved with the assassination of the Archduke of Sarajevo and the liner sinks
Sedotta e abbandonata by Pietro Germi( Visual )

26 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in Italian and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man bed hops, from woman to woman, until all his philandering catches up to him
Salvatore Giuliano by Federico Zardi( Visual )

19 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in Italian and Spanish and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary-style drama chronicling the rise and fall of the title character, a real-life Mob chieftain who rose to prominence in post-WWII Sicily
Cristo si è fermato a Eboli = Christ stopped at Eboli by Francesco Rosi( Visual )

23 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Levi, an intellectual exiled by the Fascist government during World War II to a mountain village in southern Italy, discovers the resilience and dignity of people who live close to the land
I compagni = The organizer by Marcello Mastroianni( Visual )

13 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in Italian and Spanish and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 19th century Turin, an itinerant professor unites a ragtag group of textile workers in a strike against their factory
La corsa dell'innocente = The flight of the innocent( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in Italian and English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since 1966, due to the depressed economy in Italy's south, kidnapping has become almost an alternative industry. Men, women and children, from the wealthy north, were kidnapped and used as bartering chips by their merciless kidnappers. Some hostages found themselves caught in the midst of feuds between rival gangs. Many survived ... others were not so fortunate. Little Vito is a smart dreamy kid from Aspromonte, Italy's kidnapping centre. His family is in the business as Vito dimly perceives. When they are brutally murdered by a rival gang, Vito is lucky to escape and flees his home in the hope of returning ransom money to the parents of one of his family's hostages. This leads him on a perilous journey, with his family's murderer in hot pursuit
The red tent( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 113 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 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman journeys back to her native town of Volterra, 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 )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 50 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 )

7 editions published between 1957 and 2005 in Italian and English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mario, a shy young man, meets a mysterious girl, Natalie, sobbing on a canal bridge. She tells him she loves a sailor who left on a long journey and promised to return in one year. The year is up and he hasn't arrived. Mario falls in love with her and has just persuaded her that the sailor will never return ... when he does in fact appear
Lettera aperta a un giornale della sera : un film Vides -ital noleggio [sic] cinematigrafico( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Italian and held by 30 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
L'assassino = The assassin by Elio Petri( Visual )

8 editions published between 1960 and 2017 in Italian and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-something antiques dealer Alfredo Martelli is arrested on suspicion of murdering his older, far wealthier lover Adalgisa. But as the increasingly Kafkaesque police investigation proceeds, it becomes less and less important whether Martelli actually committed the crime as his entire lifestyle is effectively put on trial
Ogro by Gillo Pontecorvo( Visual )

10 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in Italian and held by 26 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
La ragazza di Bube( Visual )

7 editions published between 1963 and 2009 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
La sfida( Visual )

6 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in Italian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Vito Polara, a young and enterprising Neapolitan hood, who attempts to muscle his way into the lucrative fruit and vegetables market, a trade already firmly under the control of an established underground syndicate
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
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Salvatore Giuliano
Alternative Names
Franco Cristaldi film producer

Franco Cristaldi Italiaans scenarioschrijver (1924-1992)

Franco Cristaldi italienesche Filmproduzent

Franco Cristaldi italienischer Filmproduzent

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Кристальди, Франко

Франко Крістальді Італійський кінопродюсер

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