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Cristaldifilm (Firm)

Overview
Works: 93 works in 179 publications in 4 languages and 6,011 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  History  Melodrama  Detective and mystery films  Fiction  Historical films  War films 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Cristaldifilm (Firm)
Nuovo Cinema Paradiso by Giuseppe Tornatore( Visual )

44 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an Italian boyś love of the movies, and of the projectionist who teaches him the secrets of movie-making
The name of the rose by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 1,267 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
Divorzio all'italiana by Pietro Germi( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in Italian and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A married man who has fallen in love with a younger woman hatches an elaborate scheme to kill his wife
Sedotta e abbandonata by Pietro Germi( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Italian and held by 380 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 bambini ci guardano = The children are watching us( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in Italian and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four-year-old boy is trapped in a loveless family with his suicidal father and his adulteress mother
Kapò by Gillo Pontecorvo( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Italian and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a Jewish girl from Paris sent to a concentration camp during World War II and her struggle to survive by stealing another's identity and becoming a warden
La corsa dell'innocente = The flight of the innocent( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in Italian and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Italian boy, the son of a brutal kidnapper, is the only survivor when his family is killed by a rival gang. The boy flees, pursued by the police and the killers, and searches for a new life with a loving family unlike his own and an end to his family's history of criminal behavior
L'amour caché = Hidden love( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moves between past and present to tell the story of a mother who was consumed with guilt and feelings of inadequacy when she gave birth. Disconnected from Sophie as a new mother, Danielle seemed to do nothing right. Sophie now has her own tale to tell as the past is slowly stripped of its secrets. In the present, the two of them clearly hate each other and are separated by an immense anger. This is the mountain that both must climb if they have any hope of moving on
Divorzio all'italiana = Divorce Italian style by Pietro Germi( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Italian and English and held by 78 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
Our Italian husband( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic comedy starring Brooke Shields as Charlene, the pregnant American wife of an Italian artist named Vincenzo. Problems arise when Vincenzo's Italian family, Maria and her two kids arrive from Italy
Riso amaro by Giuseppe De Santis( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in Italian and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During planting season in Northern Italy's Po Valley, an earthy rice-field worker falls in with a small-time criminal who is planning a daring heist of the crop, as well as his femme-fatale-ish girlfriend. Both a socially conscious look at the hardships endured by underpaid field workers and a melodrama tinged with sex and violence
I compagni = The organizer by Marcello Mastroianni( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in Italian and held by 19 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 Monicello is a beautiful and moving ode to the power of the people, brimming with humor and honesty
In nome della legge( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in Italian and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new magistrate confronts the local Mafia's iron grip on every aspect of life in a Sicilian village
Il cammino della speranza( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of Sicilian miners leave Italy to seek their fortune in France
Europa '51 by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irene Girard and her husband are wealthy Americans living in Rome. When her young son commits suicide, Irene, believing she is responsible for his death, seeks some meaning in the chaotic post-war world. A Communist friend advises her to go to the people. She wanders the streets trying to help those in need. Irene's husband considers her philanthropy eccentric but tolerates it until the woman helps a young criminal escape from the police. Deciding that she has deteriorated into mental illness, he has her confined to an institution. Due to the scandal surrounding the relationship of Bergman and Rosselini, this film was witheld from American audiences for several years
I promessi sposi by Alessandro Manzoni( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in Italian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the province of Milan in the 17th century, the wedding of a betrothed coumpe is interfered with by Don Rodrigo. The young couple, advised by Father Cristoforo, take refuge in Milan. Separated, they undego tumult, plague, and rape, although justice triumphs
I soliti ignoti = Big deal on Madonna Street by Mario Monicelli( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in Italian and held by 12 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
Senso by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Italian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Venice, during the spring of 1866, it is the last month of the Austrian occupation of the Veneto. The Italian government has forged a pact with Prussia, and another war of liberation in the ongoing Risorgimento is imminent. Countess Livia Serpieri, unloved by her collaborator-husband but sympathetic to the cause of freedom espoused by her patriotic cousin Roberto, meets Austrian officer Franz Mahler as she begs him to call off a duel with Roberto. She falls in love with young, philandering, and mercenary officer, the country marches to revolution, and her dedication to the cause wilts under her desire and obsession. Mesmerized by him, she betrays not only her husband and cousin, but the revolution, too, with tragic results
Non c'è pace tra gli ulivi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Italian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Francesco (Raf Vallone), back from the war, can't find work and ends up stealing sheep from Agostino, a profiteer who once stole from him. Agostino reports the incident, and Francesco's imprisoned. Seeking still further revenge, Agostino goes after Lucia, Francesco's girl. But another woman appears on the scene: Maria Grazia revealing she was raped by Agostino"--Http://www.cristaldifilm.com
La ragazza di Bube( Visual )

in Italian and held by 11 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
 
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La corsa dell'innocente = The flight of the innocent
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