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Ferri, Elda

Overview
Works: 28 works in 49 publications in 3 languages and 2,888 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Animated films  Children's films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  War films  Fantasy films  Fiction 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elda Ferri
La vita è bella Life is beautiful by Roberto Benigni( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in Italian and English and held by 2,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II an Italian Jewish man uses his vivid imagination to convince his son they're playing a game at a concentration camp in order to keep his son's spirits up
Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story begins as a pinewood log falls out of a cart and lands in front of Gepetto the woodcarver's door. Gepetto carves a puppet out of the wood because he has been longing for a son. When the puppet comes alive and causes trouble, Gepetto is arrested and Pinocchio is left to his own naiv̈e world view. After getting a stern warning from the Blue Fairy, Pinocchio sets out to reunite with his father and become a real boy
Someday this pain will be useful to you( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Precocious yet vulnerable teenager James... has a deep appreciation for the world, but no idea how to live in it. Finding no help from his divorced parents..., nor his twenty-year-old memoir-writing sister ..., James decides to reject the assumptions that govern the adult world, starting with his potential college career. Grappling with his future, his sexuality, and his screwed up family, James embarks on a search for wisdom through nontraditional means, aided by the eccentricities of his grandmother..., and flings with his therapist..."--Container
Between strangers by Gérard Depardieu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natalia is a photojournalist whose powerful image of a young girl has just been printed in a magazine. Catherine is a concert cellist whose wife-abusing father has just been released from jail. Olivia is a housewife who has devoted her life to caring for her wheelchair-boung husband. Each of these women have visions of the same small girl at moments when they are each forced to confront their pain and each finds a way back to salvation through living out a dream
Corrupt lieutenant gambler, thief, junkie, killer-- cop!( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intense psychological thriller that finds a NYC policeman obsessed with administering his own form of justice against an admitted cop-killer. The cop is mysteriously confronted by a sociopathic punk who has witnessed his extreme methods of law enforcement. The sociopath, in a twisted form of street morality, engages the officer in a session of paranoid psychotherapy, if only to prove that life on the street can end up preying on those who are employed to ensure its safety
Sostiene Pereira by Roberto Faenza( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama set in Portugal in 1938. The journalist Pereira is a lonely editor at a second-rate Lisbon newspaper. He befriends some fighters against the dictatorship in Portugal and is enlisted to publish stories about the impending dangers to the public. He gradually becomes emboldened to help the cause of the freedom fighters
Prendimi l'anima( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Italian and English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Printemps 1905, Sabina Spielrein est internée pour hystérie et anorexie par ses parents. Le jeune médecin Carl Gustave Jung décide de prendre en charge la patiente, et d'expérimenter sur elle une nouvelle méthode révélée par un certain Sigmund Freud: la psychanalyse. De cette rencontre naît une histoire bouleversante, faite d'amour et de passion, qui traverse les moments les plus forts, mais aussi les plus terribles du siècle. [Allociné]
Corrupt( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vicious cop-killer who slits throats runs rampant. The police are involved in illegal activities and corruption that result in conspiracies and more murder
Strike force( Visual )

in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strike Force: In New York, a law enforcement agency is created to smash organized crime and an intricate drug scheme
Life is beautiful La vita è bella by Nicola Piovani( Recording )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woodcarver Geppetto has pets Figaro the cat and Cleo the fish. He has just made a little wooden puppet called Pinocchio. Wishing upon a star before he goes to bed, Geppetto wishes that Pinocchio would become a real boy. As Geppetto sleeps, the Blue Fairy arrives and partially grants his wish. Pinocchio can come to life, but he must prove himself worthy before becoming a real boy. He will require some guidance, and Jiminy Cricket agrees to act as his conscience. After some unfortunate incidents, Pinocchio finds himself in trouble. The Blue Fairy appears. Pinocchio lies to her and his nose grows. He is forgiven, but warned not to lie again
Anita B.( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Anita, a Jewish girl of Hungarian origin who has emerged alive from Auschwitz, is taken in after the war by her one surviving relative: her aunt Monika. Nobody - not even the good-looking Eli, with whom she soon embarks on a passionate affair - seems even to want to think about what has happened. All at once Anita has to face a new challenge and finally she takes a decision which requires a lot of courage."--Jewish Film Festivals and Films website
Alla luce del sole( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Father Pino Puglisi, a priest murdered by the Mafia in Palermo. When Father Puglisi is assigned to the parish of the Brancaccio neighborhood of Palermo where he grew up, one of his goals is to remove the pervasive and economically crippling influence of the Mafia, particularly among young people
The soul keeper L' âme en jeu by Roberto Faenza( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1905 a 19-year-old Russian girl suffering from severe hysteria is admitted into a psychiatric hospital in Zurich. A young doctor, Carl Gustav Jung, takes her under his care and for the first time experiments with the psychoanalytical method of his teacher, Sigmund Freud. Based on recently exposed secret correspondence between Jung, Freud and Sabina Spielrein, this true story begins with the Spielrein's healing, closely related to her passionate love affair with Jung
L'amante perduto( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen years ago, Asya and Adam witnessed the violent death of their three-year old son in London. Though the couple eventually moved to Tel Aviv, Asya never fully recovered from the misfortune, growing emotionally distanced from her husband and teenage daughter Dafi. When young Gabriel appears, however, Asya comes to believe that the youth is her dead child. Though Adam is simply happy that his wife is laughing again, the bond between Gabriel and Asya soon starts to navigate that disquieting gray area between parental love and carnal passion. Then, just as suddenly as he appears, he mysteriously disappears, driving the utterly distraught Asya to search the ends of Israel for him. Meanwhile, Dafi falls for a gentle Palestinian mechanic, though their young love is tested by cultural misunderstandings and prejudice
I giorni dell'abbandono( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Olga's life is shattered when her husband abandons her. This prompts her to fall into a period of self-degradation and self-destructive behaviors. "--IMDb
Il Mostro by Roberto Benigni( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A vicious serial killer is on the loose committing rape and murder. Landscape gardener and shop-window outfitter Loris is the prime suspect, due to his unfortunate habit of getting caught in compromising yet innocent situations. An undercover policewoman is assigned to watch the suspect and find evidence for his arrest
Life is beautiful (La vita e bella) (Italy, 1997) by Roberto Benigni( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In Italian with English subtitles
Mo lu tian shi Between strangers by Edoardo Ponti( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The bad cop chronicles Confessions of a police captain & Corrupt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Features 2 full-length movies. In Confessions of a police captain, a cop is caught up in big city corruption. In Corrupt, a crazed killer has one thing in common with his victims, an N.Y.P.D. badge
 
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Between strangers
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Italian (21)

English (19)

French (1)

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