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Soavi, Michele 1957-

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Most widely held works by Michele Soavi
Problèmes d'organisation économique européenne by Michele Soavi( Book )

11 editions published in 1966 in French and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cemetery man( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and German and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francesco is a cemetery watchman whose job is to slaughter the living dead when they rise hungry from their graves. Following a tragic tryst with a lusty young widow, Francesco begins to ponder the mysteries of existence
Francesco( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the life of St. Francis of Assisi, who renounced nobility in order to live among the poor and found a monastic order
Arrivederci amore, ciao by Michele Soavi( Visual )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Giorgio Pellegrini, a former left-wing activist turned terrorist has fled to Central America and fought with a guerrilla movement. Fifteen years later he is fed up with living in the jungle and decides to return to Italy. What he wants is to lead a comfortable bourgeois life in his native country. Thanks to Anedda, a corrupt police inspector, and after giving away former comrades, he obtains a reduced jail sentence. Once released from prison he obsessively pursues his dream of becoming a "respectable" citizen, even if the way to it is paved with larceny, pimping, drug-dealing, rape, heist and murder."--IMDb
Uno bianca( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in Italian and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For more than a year, the uno bianca gang - they always use a white Fiat Uno - has plagued the area. Their crimes are violent, sometimes killing carabineri, and there's no particular pattern: a bank one day, a petrol station the next, extortion of a small business the next. Are they terrorist-s? A foreign gang? Tied to the Mafia? After a particularly bloody shootout, two detectives are assigned to start fresh: they go through the notebooks of previous investigators and they interview a few witnesses again. They find a pattern in the crimes."
Stage fright( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While a group of young actors rehearse a new musical about a mass murderer, a notorious psychopath escapes from a nearby insane asylum. But when the show's director locks his cast in the theater overnight, the madman is accidentally locked inside as well. Now, a killer with acting in his blood has gone berserk for the blood of actors (including several scenes that EuroHorror fans worldwide consider to be the most violent of the decade) and the stage is set for one unforgettable evening of shock!
Church by Young Jean Lee( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visitors to a Gothic cathedral are trapped by the ghosts of victims of a massacre perpetrated by crusading knights
Dellamorte, dellamore by Michele Soavi( Visual )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The caretaker of a cemetery finds the dead won't stay dead, arising from their graves to seek nourishment from the living
Il sangue dei vinti( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This powerful film relates a story of a fractured family during the period immediately after the fall of Italy in WW II, when bloody revenge was visited on the Fascists by resistance fighters in a ferocious civil war. The family was split by a division of loyalties; and tragedy ensues."--Ken Rudolph's Movie Site web site (3/19/10)
A blade in the dark( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A composer working on the score for a new horror film rents an isolated villa. But when several beautiful young women are brutally murdered within the house, he becomes obsessed with solving the crimes. The killer's identity may be hidden in the film, or it there may be a more horrifying secret lurking deep in the dark
Hanging shadows : perspectives on Italian horror cinema( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With its roots in the pulpy crime novels of the 1920s and 30s, Giallo cinema or Italian horror cinema, as it's more commonly known, first emerged in the late 1960s. Following the neo-realists, the giallo films represented a radical break with Italy's cinematic past. This documentary presents an informative historical overview of the giallo genre, exploring its genesis and chronicling the films, directors, and personalities that made up its golden age. Includes interviews with a fascinating group of filmmakers who redefined the horror genre and forever changed the way we think of horror films
Attacco allo stato( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in Italian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The return of the Red Brigade wreaks havoc in Italy
Dario Argento's world of horror( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the work of horror film-maker Dario Argento, explaining the philosophy, technology and techniques behind his special effects, hack and chop sequences, and buckets of gore. Features excerpts from most of his films
St. Francis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Italian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[Follows] Francesco Bernardone, the son of a cloth merchant in 12th Century Italy whose humility, piety and charitable works would see him canonized as the beloved St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals ... St. Francis retells the popular story of Francesco's youth as a soldier for Pope Innocent III"--Container
Adriano Olivetti : la forza di un sogno( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adriano ha solo undici anni quando entra per la prima volta nell'azienda di famiglia. Alla morte del padre, diventa il leader della Olivetti. Nel secondo dopo guerra la sua guida innovativa e ispirata destabilizza operai e sindacalisti, soci e imprenditori avversari. La Lettera 22 diventa un simbolo dell'Italia nel mondo. I contrasti in famiglia crescono fino a che Adriano viene costretto a lasciare la guida dell'azienda al fratello minore. Fuori dalla fabbrica Adriano si dedica alla costituzione delle comunità, piccoli centri rurali di solidarietà e produzione etica. La scomparsa prematura del fratello lo costringe a riprendere le redini dell'azienda. Con Grazia al suo fianco, la giovanissima moglie, Adriano affronta il tradimento di Mauro, l'amico di sempre. Contro ogni parere, Adriano apre una fabbrica a Pozzuoli, nel sud depresso e bisognoso di lavoro. Ma l'odio dei nemici cresce, e l'Olivetti conosce momenti di difficoltà
The devil's daughter( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ruthless leader of homicidal minions seeks to corrupt an attractive, innocent, school teacher. Unknowingly she aids him in his sinister mission and her reality becomes a hellish nightmare. Ultimately she uncovers their plans for her, and her own demonic heritage
Nassiryia : per non dimenticare( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un gruppo di Carabinieri viene mandato a Nassirya, in Irak, per svolgere una missione di pace. Dopo un duro lavoro sul territorio per riportare l'ordine e fornire assistenza alla popolazione, il giorno prima della partenza la squadra subisce un attacco kamikaze, in cui rimarranno uccisi 19 carabinieri, quattro soldati iracheni e due civili. (Mymovies)
Rocco Schiavone( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Per Rocco, nato e cresciuto a Trastevere, la vita prende un'altra piega rispetto a quella degli amici d'infanzia che finiscono in brutti giri: lui si laurea in giurisprudenza, entra in polizia, vota la sua vita alla lotta contro il crimine. Dopo anni di onorato servizio nella Capitale, però, arriva il trasferimento ad Aosta, a causa delle pressioni di un politico, il cui figlio, stupratore seriale, è stato ridotto in fin di vita proprio dal vicequestore. Rimasto vedovo dopo la morte dell'amatissima moglie Marina, morta ammazzata, Schiavone continua a intrattenere con lei - o meglio con il suo ricordo - lunghe conversazioni, che lo rendono più "umano". (LaFeltrinelli)
La chiesa( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In una cattedrale gotica nella Germania dei nostri giorni accadono fatti misteriosi. I sotterranei, aperti incautamente da un bibliotecario troppo curioso, fanno uscire un'orda di creature maligne che possiedono e contaminano tutti i visitatori. La porta della chiesa si chiude misteriosamente. Tutti gli occupanti sono uccisi o invasati. L'unico che resiste è un prete di colore che, a prezzo della vita, fa crollare la cattedrale seppellendo nuovamente tutti i suoi terribili segreti. Michele Soavi, allievo di Dario Argento (che ha anche prodotto e scritto il film), si conferma buon evocatore d'atmosfere, ma confuso e farraginoso narratore. (Mymovies)
The sect( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Michele Soavi actor italiano

Michele Soavi cinéaste italien

Michele Soavi Italiaans filmregisseur

Michele Soavi Italian actor

Michele Soavi italienischer Drehbuchautor, Filmregisseur und Schauspieler

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