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RAI Cinema (Firm)

Overview
Works: 397 works in 693 publications in 4 languages and 23,715 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Crime films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Gangster films  War films  Action and adventure films  Romance films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by RAI Cinema (Firm)
Downfall by Oliver Hirschbiegel( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in German and English and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely based on her actual first-hand account, depicts the final ten days of Nazi Germany as seen through the eyes of Hitler's then-secretary Gertraud (Traudl) Junge. Joining Hitler and his inner circle at their bunker in Berlin, she witnesses the collapse of Hitler's plans for the Third Reich. As the Russian army takes the city, the dissipation, horrific beliefs, and merciless logic of Hitler's philosophy and followers becomes ever more apparent and visceral
Miracle at St. Anna( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

August 1944. Follows four black soldiers of the all-black 92nd Infantry Division who get trapped near the small Tuscan village of Sant'Anna di Stazzema on the Gothic Line during the Italian Campaign of World War II. One of the men will risk his life to save an Italian boy who lives in the city where the Waffen-SS have massacred most of the citizens of the town in retaliation for Italian partisan activity. A sculpted head from the Ponte Santa Trinita in Florence is a focal point
Gomorra by Matteo Garrone( Visual )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in Italian and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five disparate tales of Naples' mafia underworld, where men and children are caught up in a corrupt system that extends from the housing projects to the world of haute couture. Adapted from the best-selling exposé by undercover Italian reporter, Roberto Saviano
Io sono l'amore by Luca Guadagnino( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Italian and English and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wealthy Recchi family has undergone sweeping changes. Eduardo Sr. has named a successor to the reins of his company, and surprised everyone by splitting power between his son Tancredi and grandson Edo. But Edo had always dreamed of opening a restaurant with his friend Antonio. To make matters worse, the very foundation of the entire family may be totally shattered after Tancredi's wife Emma falls deeply in love with Antonio and begins a passionate love affair
Nuovomondo = Golden door by Emanuele Crialese( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in Italian and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Sicilian farmer falls in love with a worldly British woman while both are attempting to immigrate to America
Il capitale umano = Human capital by Paolo Virzì( Visual )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in Italian and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a lavish home and beautiful wife, hedge-fund manager Giovanni Bernaschi seemingly has it all Meanwhile, real-estate agent Dino Ossola struggles to maintain his family's middle-class existance and faces even worse financial straits when his wife announces that she is pregnant with twins. Leveraging his daughter's relationships with Giovanni's son, Dino deceives the bank and manipulates his way into the Bernaschie hedge fund. As the destinies of both families become further entwined, a fateful hit-and-run accident sets in motion a chain of events, triggering dangerous consequences that will change their lives forever
Fuocoammare = Fire at sea by Gianfranco Rosi( Visual )

6 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in Italian and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuele is twelve years old and lives on an island in the middle of the sea. He goes to school, and loves shooting his slingshot and going hunting. He likes land games, even though everything around him speaks of the sea and the men, women, and children who try to cross it to get to his island. But his is not an island like the others, its name is Lampedusa and it is the most symbolic border of Europe, crossed by thousands of migrants in the last twenty years in search of freedom
Pranzo di Ferragosto = Mid-August lunch by Gianni Di Gregorio( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in Italian and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged man living with his elderly mother finds the best way to pay for their debts is to take care of the building manager's mother during the biggest festival of the year. Soon he finds himself with not two but four mothers to keep fed and happy
Bel ami by Pierre Laville( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tale of temptation and obsession chronicles Georges Duroy's rise to power from his meager beginnings as a penniless ex-soldier by using the city's most influential and wealthy women. Set in turn-of-the-century Paris, Duroy seduces Madame de Marelle then marries Madeleine Forester a former comrade's wife. Fueled by his insatiable quest and lustful greed, Duroy conquers Madame Walter, only to learn that every conquest is married by betrayal and that true love eludes him
Vincere by Marco Bellocchio( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Italian and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This strange and powerful blend of historical fact and dreamlike imagination captures both the charisma and the murderous madness of the young Benito Mussolini. In the years before World War I, in the northern city of Trent, he and Ida Dalser, daughter of a minor aristocrat, carried on a passionate affair. He's a charismatic anticlerical socialist, interventionist, and journalist who dreams of glory. She's a bourgeois who sells all her possessions to fund his newspaper. They married in secret, she bore him a son, and when he returned from World War I with another wife, she became an inconvenient woman. She would neither go away nor be quiet, so Mussolini had her sequestered in mental asylums where she lived out her days, she protested her imprisonment until the end, as Il Duce scrubbed from his life and from history. The film offers a devastating parallel between the rise of fascism and the bullying manner of Mussolini's personal relationships. Bend one inconvenient woman to his will and rewrite the truth, or bend a whole nation to one's will and rewrite history: The only difference is that of scale
La siciliana ribelle = The Sicilian girl( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Italian and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Inspired by the true story of Rita Atria, a 17-year-old Sicilian girl who suffers the loss of her father and brother, slain members of the Cosa Nostra in Sicily. Unwilling to grieve in silence, Rita collaborates with anti-Mafia police investigators to gring her family's murderers to justice. But in order to honour her family, she must betray another -- putting herself, and anyone willing to help her, in grave danger"--Container
Tale of tales by Matteo Garrone( Visual )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on three spellbinding stories of magic and the macabre by 17th-century folklorist Giambattista Basile, Tale of Tales unleashes a barrage of mind-bogglingly gorgeous and fantastical imagery as it brings to life the misadventures of three kings"--Container
Shun Li and the poet( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Italian and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the friendship between a Chinese woman and a fisherman who came to Italy from Yugoslavia many years ago, who live in a small city-island in the Veneto lagoon
John Rabe by Florian Gallenberger( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in German and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a German businessman who rescued more than 200,000 Chinese during the Nanking Massacre in China by courageously negotiating a safety zone to protect innocent civilians from the Japanese Army. Drawing from John Rabe's 1937 diaries as source material, Florian Gallenberger has crafted a portrait of a man revered as a saint in China to this day and yet never rewarded for his courage during his lifetime. Based on true events
Cesare deve morire by Paolo Taviani( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Italian and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Inmates at a high-security prison in Rome prepare for a public performance of Shakespeare's 'Julius Caesar.'"--IMDb database
Mia madre = My mother by Nanni Moretti( Visual )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Italian and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A harried filmmaker tries to juggle the demands of her latest movie with a personal life in shambles. The star of her film, a bombastic American actor imported for the production, presents nothing but headaches and her crew is close to mutiny. Away from the shoot, Margherita tries to hold her life together as her mother's illness progresses and her teenage daughter grows ever more distant
Corpo celeste by Lina Sastri( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in Italian and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen year-old Marta, who has recently moved back to southern Italy with her mother and older sister, struggles to find her place, restlessly testing the boundaries of an unfamiliar city and the catechism of the Catholic church
Luce dei miei occhi by Fei li lin da( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in Italian and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introverted chauffeur falls in love with a vulnerable single mother
Buongiorno, notte by Marco Bellocchio( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Italian and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young woman assumes a life of domesticity to conceal her true identity as a member of the Red Brigades, Italy's terrorist underground
Raye makhfi = Il vote è segreto by Babak Payami( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in Persian and English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's Election Day on a remote island off the coast of Iran and a ballot box is parachuted to shore. An unnamed soldier is assigned to escort a female bureaucrat to gather votes. Together, they embark on a chaotic journey, turning the island upside down desperately seeking anyone's vote. There is more to the secret ballot than the two could ever imagine
 
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Alternative Names
RAI Cinema

RAICinema (Firm)

Languages
Italian (82)

English (12)

German (6)

Persian (3)

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