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Gassman, Alessandro 1965-

Overview
Works: 89 works in 197 publications in 5 languages and 2,083 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Children's films  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Children's television programs  Fairy tales 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Illuminator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alessandro Gassman
Transporter 2( Visual )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,133 WorldCat member 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 by Antonello Grimaldi( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TR: Pietro karısı ve küçük kızıyla birlikte yaşayan başarılı bir iş adamıdır. Bir gün, kardeşiyle birlikte sahilde iki kadını boğulmaktan kurtarır. Eve döndüğünde ise karısını ölü bulur. O saatten sonra kızını tek başına büyütmek zorunda olan Pietro sessiz bir kaosun içine düşer. Kızının okuldaki ilk gününde onu okula bırakırken akşama kadar beklemeye karar verir. O günden sonra bu her gün tekrarlanmaya başlar. Her gününü parkta geçirmeye başlayınca iş arkadaşları, patronu, tanıdıkları onu ziyaret eder, işini buradan yürütmeye başlar. Kardeşi ise yeni şirketin başına geçmesini ummaktadır; fakat işler pek de yolunda gitmeyecektir
Hamam il bagno turco = The Turkish bath by Ferzan zpetek( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 168 WorldCat member 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
Steam the Turkish bath by Ferzan zpetek( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in Italian and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired of his troubled marriage, an Italian businessman's life changes dramatically after he learns that an aunt has left him property in Istanbul. Francesco Alessandro Gassman arrives in the Turkish city hoping that he can take care of the matter swiftly and return to Italy. He is surprised to discover that the property is actually one of the last traditional hamams (old fashioned bath houses) in Turkey. Deciding on a whim to stay in Turkey and run the bathhouse, Francesco discovers something new about his sexuality, courtesy of the young assistant caretaker (Mehmet Günsür)
Il compleanno David's birthday( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in Italian and held by 54 WorldCat member 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 45 WorldCat member 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
Basilicata coast to coast( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Italian and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A music group and a journalist cross the region of Basilicata by foot to attend a music festival
Lourdes( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in Italian and held by 28 WorldCat member 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
Il bagno turco : hamam( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in Italian and German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tired of his troubled marriage, an Italian businessman's life changes dramatically when he learns that an aunt has left him property in Istanbul. Francesco Alessandro Gassman arrives in the Turkish city hoping that he can deal with the matter swiftly and return to Italy. He is surprised to discover that the property is actually one of the last traditional hamams in Turkey....The situation comes to a head when Francesco's wife arrives in Istanbul to make an announcement."--Container
Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the world's most beloved characters comes to life in a delightful live-action adaptation of Carlo Collodi's classic story. The enchanting journey begins when the wooden puppet, Pinocchio, comes magically to life. His ever-curious spirit opens the door to one wild adventure after another, despite guidance from the beautiful Blue Fairy and his wise father, Gepetto
4 single fathers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four single divorced fathers struggle to balance their work, relationships with their children and discovering new women in their lives
The bankers of God : the Calvi affair( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Italian and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attempts to reconstruct the bankruptcy of the Banco Ambrosiano bank and its liaisons with the Vatican and the Masonry through the story of its president Roberto Calvi, notoriously found dead under the Blackfriars Bridge in London in June 1982
I banchieri di Dio il caso Calvi( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Italian and held by 12 WorldCat member 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
Il padre e lo straniero by Ricky Tognazzi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in Italian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Walid, a Middle Eastern immigrant, and Diego, an Italian, both have disabled children and consequently become friends. When Walid suddenly disappears, however, Diego finds himself in the middle of an international investigation. Now, Diego has to figure out who his friend really was and find him."--New York Times
Viva l'Italia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Italian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Corrupt senator Michele Spagnolo (Michele Placido) suffers a stroke while romping in bed with his favorite showgirl, leaving the part of brain that controls inhibitions damaged. He starts telling the truth -- about everyone and everything, all the time."--Pretty Clever Films website
Hamam el baño turco( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in Spanish and Italian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SINOPSIS: Un joven italiano recibe en herencia un viejo hamam, un baño turco, situado en la ciudad de Estambul. Su antigua propietaria, la Madame, había sido su tía, que había emigrado a aquel país hacía muchos años. El hombre deja a su mujer en Italia y va a intentar arreglar los papeles para vender el inmueble lo antes posible. Allí se aloja en casa de los antiguos empleados de su tía, un matrimonio con un hijo y una hija
The transporter The transporter 2( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member 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
The transporter 1 & 2( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The transporter 2 : Jason Statham returns in his signature role as fearless ex-mercenary Frank Martin (aka The Transporter), a specialist in moving precious cargo of all kinds with a cool style and attitude
Ex( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Italian and held by 9 WorldCat member 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)
Memorie del sottoscala : romanzo by Vittorio Gassman( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in Spanish and Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Italian (50)

English (26)

Spanish (9)

German (4)

French (1)

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