WorldCat Identities

Cristaldi, Franco

Works: 84 works in 471 publications in 8 languages and 8,531 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  History  Detective and mystery films  Church history  Motion pictures  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Romance films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Franco Cristaldi
Nuovo Cinema Paradiso by Giuseppe Tornatore( Visual )

96 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,548 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 Warner Bros( Visual )

57 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,606 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 )

20 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in Italian and English and held by 981 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 )

27 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 590 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 )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 500 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
Salvatore Giuliano by Federico Zardi( Visual )

14 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in Italian and Spanish and held by 437 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 )

20 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 375 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
Sedotta e abbandonata( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in Italian and Russian and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Italian girl is seduced by her sister's boyfriend, setting in motion a chain of events which explore the Sicilian code of honor
I compagni The organizer by Marcello Mastroianni( Visual )

10 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In turn-of-the-twentieth-century Turin, an accident in a textile factory incites workers to stage a walkout. But it's not until they receive unexpected aid from a traveling professor that they find a voice, unite, and stand up for themselves. This historical drama by Mario Monicelli is a beautiful and moving ode to the power of the people, brimming with humor and honesty
La corsa dell'innocente The flight of the innocent( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in Italian and English and held by 171 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 )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Umberto Nobile fue el comandante del dirigible "Italia", que en 1928 voló hacia el Polo Norte y se estrelló. La tripulación vivió en condiciones extremas en el frío polar, pero cuando llegó finalmente el auxilio ya sólo quedaba el propio Nobile. De regreso en Italia le persiguen los fantasmas de la tragedia y de los hombres que murieron en la expedición
Seduced and abandoned by Pietro Germi( Visual )

23 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in Italian and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 46 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
Vaghe stelle dell'Orsa Sandra by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in Italian and held by 45 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
Le notti bianche White nights by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

7 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mario, a young man, lonely because he is a newcomer to the city, attempts to develop a relationship with a shy young woman, Natalia, who has lived in isolation intensified by her love for a man who may not return. A bridge across a canal provides a visual metaphor for the separation of Mario's fantasies from hers. A sense of mediated and reworked reality is deliberately created through the reconstruction of the streets of Livorno in the studio. There are two other film versions of the same story; one by the Russian Ivan Pyriev, the other by Robert Bresson under the title 'Quatre Nuits d'un Reveur'.DVD
La ragazza di Bube( Visual )

9 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in Italian and French and held by 28 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 )

8 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in Italian and held by 22 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
La Audiencia by Marco Ferreri( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in Spanish and Italian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film tells the tale of a devout young Catholic's frustrated quest for a private audience with the Pope
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 italienischer Filmproduzent

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Кристальди, Франко

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