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Cecchi Gori, Vittorio

Overview
Works: 179 works in 567 publications in 6 languages and 8,920 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Religious films  Road films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer, pre, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Vittorio Cecchi Gori
The Postman = Il postino by Michael Radford( Visual )

31 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He fell in love with the island's most beautiful woman. But only a great poet's words could win her heart
Silence by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two 17th century Catholic missionaries face the ultimate test of faith when they travel to Japan looking for their missing mentor, at a time when Christianity was outlawed and their presence forbidden
Everybody's fine by Kirk Jones( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Frank Goode's grown children cancel a family reunion, the recent widower sets off on a cross-country journey to reconnect with each of them. A family separated by physical and emotional distance finds a way to come together
Life is beautiful by Roberto Benigni( Visual )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II an Italian Jewish man uses his vivid imagination to convince his son they're playing a game at a concentration camp in order to keep his son's spirits up
Mediterraneo by Gabriele Salvatores( Visual )

31 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, a small group of misfit Italian soldiers is sent to a tiny Greek island in the Aegean for four months of lookout duty. Shortly after their transport ship is destroyed, the group manages to demolish their shortwave radio. As they lose all touch with the world outside, they are absorbed into the life of the idyllic island
Ciao, professore! by Lina Wertmüller( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in Italian and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of an upper-class teacher from conservative Northern Italy who, due to a computer error, finds himself teaching third-grade truants at a ramshackle school to the south"--Container
Lamerica by Gianni Amelio( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in Italian and Spanish and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two men arrive in Albania from Italy with plans to exploit Albania's newly-begun conversion to capitalism. To provide themselves more cover, they name an Albanian, a former prisoner of war, as their company's acting "chairman". When the "chairman" disappears, the plan begins to involve unexpected elements of compassion
Così ridevano = The way we laughed( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Italian and Spanish and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers emigrate to Turin to escape the poverty of their Sicilian hometown. The story unfolds over a period of six years. The older brother has the desire to see his brother, Pietro, become a school teacher. Giovanni makes tremendous sacrifices, unaware that Pietro is squandering his money given to him and skipping school
L'uomo delle stelle by Giuseppe Tornatore( Visual )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in Italian and English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Roman con man Joe Morelli comes to the villages of Sicily and introduces himself as the representative of Universalia Film in Rome for digging new faces in the movies in the 1950s. The applicants were assigned dialogues for "screen tests" but as most of the villagers are peasants and illiterate, they end up simply telling their personal stories on film. Amidst these hopefuls emerge the beautiful Beata who falls madly in love with Joe who was later arrested for the scam
Fiorile by Paolo Taviani( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Italian and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Benedetti family has been haunted by a curse for generations. On a long drive to visit their reclusive grandfather in Tuscany, Luigi Benedetti tells his children the mysterious story of their ancestors -- a tragic tale filled with forbidden love, passion, vengeance and betrayal"--Container
Gianni Amelio's Lamerica( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in Italian and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Italians in post-Communist Albania seek to buy a former state-run workshop at a good price, but they need an Albanian partner. The most likely candidate, an eccentric old man, disappears on the eve of concluding the contract
House of cards by Michael Lessac( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a mother finds that her young daughter has withdrawn from reality, she and a well-meaning doctor struggle to come to the aid of the child. But when conventional science appears unable to reach the little girl, Ruth embarks on a journey within herself to unlock the mysteries that hold her daughter captive
La vita è bella = Life is beautiful( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in Italian and English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this extraordinary tale, Guido, a charming but bumbling waiter who's gifted with a colorful imagination and an irresistible sense of humor, has won the heart of the woman he loves and created a beautiful life for his young family. But then, that life is threatened by World War II, and Guido must rely on those very same strengths to save his beloved wife and son from an unthinkable fate!
Johnny Stecchino by Roberto Benigni( Visual )

24 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in Italian and English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dante is a kind-hearted but naïve buffoon who is happy driving the school bus for a group of mentally handicapped children but feels he is somehow missing out on life and love. His fortunes take a dramatic turn when he meets Maria, a dangerous driver who seems immediately enamoured of him. Dante is soon invited to her sumptuous Palermo villa, pleasantly unaware that he's being drawn into a underworld plot. He bears an amazing likeness to Maria's gangster husband, who also happens to be a stool pidgeon and it would be very convenient for the couple if the mobster, in the shape of Dante, was seen to be dead and buried
Sotto, sotto : strapazzato da anomala passione by Lina Wertmüller( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in Italian and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oscar's wife Ester says she's in love with someone else. Determined to find out who has stolen his wife's heart, Oscar brawls his way up one side the Coliseum and down the other, but misses the delicate flowering of Ester's attraction to her best friend Adele--Container
La voce della luna by Federico Fellini( Visual )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The main character is certain that wells talk to him, that colonies are obsessed by echoes and that deserts are sad. His perceptions greatly increase during the time of the full moon
Iris blond( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in Italian and English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Desperate for some good news in his life, Romeo consults a tarot card reader who tells him that the woman of his dreams speaks in verse and has the name of a flower. So when after a false start, he stumbles upon the beautiful, poetry-writing Iris, Romeo is convinced that he's just come face-to-face with his destiny."--Container
Volere volare by Maurizio Nichetti( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in Italian and French and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There's nothing Maurizio loves more than cartoons until he bumps into Martina, a beautiful woman who makes her living acting out bizarre sexual fantasies for off-beat clients. But when Maurizio and Martina get together, something magical happens. Romance slowly turns this shy, loving man into a cartoon character"--Slipcase
Lucky and Zorba( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kenagh, a young seagull, entrusts her egg to a cat named Zorba who promises three things: that he won't eat the egg, he'll care for the egg till it hatches, and that he'll teach the baby seagull "Lucky" to fly
Mille bolle blu : a delightful comedy about lovers, dreamers and an eclipse that changes everything( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in Italian and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bubbly nostalgic look at the motley residents of a single block in Rome eagerly awaiting a rare solar eclipse. The children see the fun and beauty of it, while the adults sense it may mean more and hope it will reveal solutions for their troubles
 
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L'uomo delle stelle
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L'uomo delle stelleHouse of cardsVolere volareLucky and ZorbaMille bolle blu : a delightful comedy about lovers, dreamers and an eclipse that changes everything
Alternative Names
Gori, Vittorio Cecchi

Vittorio Cecchi Gori Italiaans ondernemer

Vittorio Cecchi Gori italialainen poliitikko

Vittorio Cecchi Gori Italian film producer

Vittorio Cecchi Gori italienischer Filmproduzent

Vittorio Cecchi Gori politico e produttore cinematografico italiano

Vittorio Cecchi Gori producător de film italian

Vittorio Cecchi Gori producteur italien

Vittorio Cecchi Gori productor de cine italiano

Vittorio Cecchi Gori productor de cinema italià

Vittorio Cecchi Gori produtor de cinema italiano

Βιττόριο Τσέκι Γκόρι

Витторио Чекки Гори

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ויטוריו צ'קי גורי מפיק קולנוע איטלקי

ویتوریو چکی گوری

ヴィットリオ・チェッキ・ゴーリ

維托里奧·切奇·戈里

維托里奧·切奇·高裡

Languages
Italian (181)

English (38)

Spanish (9)

French (2)

German (1)

Catalan (1)