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Gassman, Alessandro 1965-

Overview
Works: 84 works in 153 publications in 6 languages and 1,837 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Car-chase films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Illuminator
Classifications: PN1995.9.S87, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alessandro Gassman
Transporter 2 ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When ex-Special Forces operative Frank Martin, aka "The Transporter," is implicated in the kidnapping by Columbian drug dealers of the son of a government narcotics control policymaker, he sets to work recovering the boy and exposing the kidnappers
Caos calmo by Antonello Grimaldi ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 201 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 Özpetek ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 166 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 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in Italian and held by 89 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
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
Il compleanno David's birthday ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Italian and held by 42 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
Basilicata coast to coast ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Italian and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A music group and a journalist cross the region of Basilicata by foot to attend a music festival
Lourdes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 23 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
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
Il padre e lo straniero by Ricky Tognazzi ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in Italian and held by 9 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
Ex ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in Italian and held by 8 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)
Hamam el baño turco ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in Spanish and Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Il bagno turco : hamam ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in Italian and German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Francesco is a young established professional, sure of himself, who has been married to Marta for several years. Their marriage is entering a crisis when Francesco inherits a building in Istanbul. When he goes to Turkey to sell the building he discovers that it is a Turkish bath and decides to restore and reinstate in. When Marta decides to join her husband to ask him for a divorce, she discovers that he is having a relationship with a Turkish boy, Mehmet. Marta and Francesco decide to separate, but something unexpected happens... and neither of them will ever return to Italy
Hamam by Ferzan Özpetek ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 7 WorldCat member 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
David's birthday Il compleanno ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two couples, Shary and Diego and Matteo and Francesca, decide to rent a beautiful beach house for the summer. After David, the eighteen-year-old son of Shary and Diego, unexpectedly shows up, Matteo finds himself falling hard for him. Behind the dangerous tension, layers of silence, and friendly banter, this vacation will mark everyone for life
I banchieri di Dio il caso Calvi ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in Italian and held by 7 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
The transporter The transporter 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member 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
Memorie del sottoscala : romanzo by Vittorio Gassman ( Book )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in Spanish and Italian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Samson and Delilah ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As told in the Old Testament, Samson's betrayal by Delilah left him in slavery. But Samson's epic revenge vanquished his Philistine foes and made him one of the greatest heroes of the Bible
Männer ohne Ehre ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ein junger Mafioso, der aus Unerfahrenheit das Oberhaupt einer anderen Familie liquidiert, soll aus seinem Clan ausgeschlossen werden. Einzige Möglichkeit zur Rehabitilation ist die Ermordung eines gefürchteten Gangsters, mit der die Familienehre wieder hergestellt werden kann. Erst später stellt sich heraus, dass das fragliche Opfer ausgerechnet jener väterliche Freund ist, der dem Nachwuchsmafioso in Paris die entscheidende Lebenshilfe zukommen lässt. (Lexikon des Internationalen Films)
 
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Languages
Italian (36)
English (21)
Spanish (7)
German (5)
Turkish (3)
French (1)
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