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Cristaldi, Franco

Overview
Works: 156 works in 596 publications in 6 languages and 8,625 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Historical films  Biographical films  Television mini-series  Action and adventure television programs  Television adaptations  Religious films  Historical television programs  Religious television programs 
Roles: Producer, tlp, Other, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Franco Cristaldi
Nuovo Cinema Paradiso by Giuseppe Tornatore( Visual )

57 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy in a small Italian village is befriended by the projectionist at the movie theater, the Cinema Paradiso. As the boy grows up, he learns to love films, and is encouraged by his good friend to pursue his dream of one day making movies
Amarcord( Visual )

20 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in Italian and English and held by 1,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In his carnivalesque portrait of provincial Italy during the Fascist period, Federico Fellini satirizes his youth and turns daily life into a circus of social rituals, adolescent desires, male fantasies, and political subterfuge, all set to Nino Rota's classic, nostalgia-tinged score."--Container
Divorzio all'italiana by Pietro Germi( Visual )

17 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in Italian and English and held by 885 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 )

5 editions published in 2001 in Italian and English and held by 528 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( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in Italian and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1914, a colorful melange of celebrities embark on a funeral voyage for a dead opera star. An allegorical film blending spectacle, humour, poignance and grotesquerie
Salvatore Giuliano by Federico Zardi( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in Italian and held by 396 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 )

25 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the peasants, and to overcome his isolation
Sedotta e abbandonata( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in Italian and held by 346 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 )

3 editions published in 2012 in Italian and held by 302 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"--Container
Cinema Paradiso by Giuseppe Tornatore( Visual )

56 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Italian-French coproduction about an aging movie director who comes back to his childhood Sicilian home for the funeral of the local film projectionist. Memories of his childhood are shown in flashback as he frequents the Cinema Paradiso, sometimes watching the priest edit out steamy film segments. The boy saves the projectionist's life during a theatre fire, experiences his first romance, and moves away into the broader outside world. The film is a celebration of the marvellous world of the cinema
La corsa dell'innocente = The flight of the innocent by Carlo Carlei( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in Italian and English and held by 160 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
Amarcord = I remember by Federico Fellini( Visual )

40 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 158 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
The red tent( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the saga of the ill-fated 1928 Arctic expedition headed by Italian Unberto Nobile
Seduced and abandoned( Visual )

15 editions published between 1964 and 2002 in Italian and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in Italian and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of provincial Italy during the Fascist period, in which director Federico Fellini satirizes his youth and turns daily life into a circus of social rituals, adolescent desires, male fantasies, and political repartee
Big deal on Madonna Street : I soliti ignoti = persons unknown by Mario Monicelli( Visual )

21 editions published between 1958 and 2003 in Italian and English and held by 73 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
Divorce Italian style : Divorzio all'italiana( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in Italian and English and held by 59 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
The organizer by Marcello Mastroianni( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in Italian and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 19th century Turin, an itinerant professor unites a ragtag group of textile workers in a strike against their factory
Vaghe stelle dell'Orsa = Sandra by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in Italian and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman journeys back to her native town to attend a ceremony dedicated to her Jewish father, who died in a concentration camp. In reality, she is seeking answers and is attempting to confront old and new ghosts, both real and imagined
Lucky Luciano by Francesco Rosi( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 35 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Salvatore Giuliano
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La corsa dell'innocente = The flight of the innocentThe red tentBig deal on Madonna Street : I soliti ignoti = persons unknown
Alternative Names
Franco Cristaldi film producer

Franco Cristaldi Italiaans scenarioschrijver (1924-1992)

Franco Cristaldi italienesche Filmproduzent

Franco Cristaldi italienischer Filmproduzent

Φράνκο Κριστάλντι

Кристальди, Франко

Франко Крістальді Італійський кінопродюсер

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פרנקו כריסטאלדי

فرانکو کریستالدی فیلمنامه‌نویس و تهیه‌کننده ایتالیایی

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法蘭柯·克里斯塔爾迪

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