Gassman, Alessandro 1965-
Most widely held works by Alessandro Gassman
Transporter 2 ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 846 libraries worldwide
Ex-Special Forces operative Frank Martin, aka "The Transporter," is now retired from his chosen profession of moving dangerous goods with no questions asked. He now makes a living driving for a wealthy family in Miami, Florida. But when their young son is abducted, Frank must use his battle-tested combat skills to save the boy and thwart the kidnapper's nefarious master plan.
Caos calmo Quiet chaos ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Italian and held by 177 libraries worldwide
Pietro has just lost his wife, and he is left alone with their young daughter. He promises the girl that he will wait for her in the car when she returns to school for the first time, but then his temporary offer turns into habit. Now Pietro spends his days in his car, watching the world around him and grieving in his own way.
Hamam il bagno turco = The Turkish bath ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in Italian and held by 145 libraries worldwide
"Francesco, a successful designer from Rome, arrives in Istanbul to dispose of an inheritance left him by an aunt he never knew. Once there he discovers that the property is a hamam, a traditional Turkish steam bath. Mehmet, the beautiful son of the hamam's custodian, ushers Francesco into the sultry world of the baths. Enlightened and unbound, Francesco decides to remain in Istanbul and restore the hamam"--Container.
Il compleanno David's birthday ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Italian and held by 31 libraries worldwide
"A group of old friends rent a magnificent Italian seaside villa to spend the afternoon together. Their happy reunion changes, however, when Shary and Diego's son shows up. Amazingly handsome, David (real-life Armani model Thyago Alves) attracts everyone's attention. Even happily married psychiatrist Matteo (Massimo Poggio) finds himself drawn to the young man, although he carefully hides this from his wife (Maria de Medeiros). Soon a dangerous tension builds up, although the friends pretend nothing is wrong. Before it ends, this vacation will indelibly mark all of their lives"--Container.
Crusaders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Andrew and Peter watch as the Baron returns home with his troops from their battle against the infidels. When the Baron calls for a new Crusade, the two young men believe it is the mission of a lifetime and they head for the Holy Land.
Caos calmo ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Italian and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Pietro is a successful businessman with a wife and a daughter. One day he helps his brother save two women from drowning at the beach. When he returns home he finds that his wife has died. Now Pietro has to take care of his daughter, Claudia. When he drives her to school soon after, he decides to wait for her all day in front of the school, and soon that's what he does every day. He eats at the nearby cafe, gets to know the people who come by and follows from afar the developments at work. Pietro's brother expects him to snap out of it, but who will snap first?
Lourdes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 17 libraries worldwide
It relates the miraculous cure of the wife of a non-Christian journalist by waters from the Lourdes grotto and the miracles following apparitions of Our Lady at Lourdes as revealed by a family manuscript left by the journalist's ancestor.
Basilicata coast to coast ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Italian and held by 13 libraries worldwide
A music group and a journalist cross the region of Basilicata by foot to attend a music festival.
Haman il bagno turco ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in Turkish and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Francesco travels from Rome to Istanbul to claim his inheritance and discovers that it is a decaying turkish bath in the city's ancient quarters. He is so taken by life in the city that he decides to stay and restore the hamam, a decision which opens up his life to an array of powerful new emotions.
4 single fathers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Four single divorced fathers struggle to balance their work, relationships with their children and discovering new women in their lives.
I banchieri di Dio il caso Calvi ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 5 libraries worldwide
This complex story involves the discovery of a trillion lire deficit in the Banco Ambrosiano bank and its liaisons with the Vatican and the Masonry. Roberto Calvi, president of Banco Ambrosiano, is blamed and thrown in prison. With the help of his wife, Calvi goes between the corrupt system of political and religious leaders who can get him out of jail.
Samson & Delilah ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Il bagno turco by Ferzan Ozpetek ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in French and Italian and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Hamam ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in Turkish and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Interior designer Francesco comes to Istanbul to claim his inheritance, a decaying old Turkish bath in the city's ancient quarters. Francesco decides to restore the hamam, a resolve that opens him up to an array of new emotions.
Huevos de oro ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Benito Gonzalez is a young man whose sexual desires are as great as his ambition to succeed in his construction business. When he marries beautiful Marta, daughter of a wealthy financier, his fortune seems golden. Yet he continues to see Claudia his secretary, and soon his relationship with Marta becomes strained--until Marta and Claudia meet. Benito's ultimate wish may come true ...
Un niño llamado Jesus ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
It begins with the birth of Jesus, and follows Jesus through his early years while Sefir, an evil servant of King Herod, attempts to murder Jesus and fulfill Herod's edict that all male children born in the last three years must die.
The transporter The transporter 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Frank is the best at what he does - transporting dangerous or illegal goods. His latest shipment, a beautiful young woman, brings deadly complications to his delivery plans. He must kick into overdrive and fight to save his cargo, and his life.
Ex ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 2 libraries worldwide
"The film festival synopsis read: "Many kisses later follows six couples between Christmas and Valentine's Day, episodes that intertwine and revolve around the matters arising from the end of a love affair and the ways former romantic partners can shape our lives. Some relationships have turned into hatred, others into friendships, for others instead the flame of love is still burning. The film begins with many declarations of love and lots of kisses. But then, does love go on? Did they indeed live happily ever after? ... Brizzi mixes clever social observation, entertaining dialogue, comic situations, a sprinkling of drama, a dash of sex and exotic locations to boot ... "-- http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1188988/usercomments (as viewed on 11/30/2010)
Il seme della discordia ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The story is about Veronica (Murino), a self-assured young boutique owner who finds out that she is pregnant at the same time that Mario (Gassman), her fertiliser-salesman husband, discovers he is infertile.
La guerra è finita ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in Italian and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Story of three young Italian friends, the two men in love with the same woman, during the period 1940-1944; one of them is aligned with the fascists.
Action and adventure films Apparitions Baths, Turkish Bereavement Brothers Catholic Church and world politics Chauffeurs Colombia Comedy films Crusades Divorced fathers Drama Drug dealers Drug enforcement agents Father and child Fathers and daughters Feature films Feature films Fiction films Florida--Miami Foreign films France France--Lourdes Freemasons Grief in men Homosexuality Inheritance and succession Italians Italy Italy--Basilicata Journalists Kidnapping Lourdes, Our Lady of Male friendship Male homosexuality Man-woman relationships Marriage Mary,--Blessed Virgin, Saint Middle Ages Motion pictures Motion pictures, Italian Musical films Musical groups Non-church-affiliated people Religious television programs Sexual attraction Thrillers (Motion pictures) Turkey--Istanbul Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired