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Ferri, Elda

Overview
Works: 21 works in 127 publications in 7 languages and 3,377 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  War films  Film adaptations  Children's films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Children's television programs  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Historical films 
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 )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,362 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
Life is beautiful by Roberto Benigni( Visual )

26 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1930s Italy a bumbling Jewish waiter who's gifted with a colorful imagination and an irresistible sense of humor has won the heart of the woman he loves and has created a beautiful life for his young family. But that life is threatened by World War II
Between strangers by Grard Depardieu( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 284 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
Someday this pain will be useful to you( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 173 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
Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in Italian and English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the book by Carlo Collodi. 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, become a real boy, and succumbs to some desire for adventure
Life is beautiful = La vita è bella( Visual )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film transports you to a world that even in its darkest moments, shines a light of hope and joy. A magical tale, it tells the captivating story of one man's love for his family and his ability to use the power of imagination to save them. A deeply moving, intensely funny and unforgettable masterpiece that will stay with you always
La vida es bella Life is beautiful by Roberto Benigni( Visual )

24 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guido, un camarero encantador pero torpe, dotado de una viva imaginación y un irresistible sentido del humor, se ha ganado el corazón de la mujer que ama y ha creado una vida bella para su joven familia. Sin embargo, esta vida se ve amenazada por la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Guido deberá confiar en sus habilidades y en su fantasía para salvar a su amada esposa y a su hijo de un destino fatídico
Sostiene Pereira by Roberto Faenza( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in Italian and held by 39 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
Corrupt( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 31 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
La vie est belle by Roberto Benigni( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in French and Italian and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this extraordinary tale, Guido, a charming but bumbling waiter who's gifted with a colorful imagination and an irresistible sense of humor, has won the heart of the woman he loves and created a beautiful life for his young family. But then, that life is threatened by World War II, and Guido must rely on those very same strengths to save his beloved wife and son from an unthinkable fate!
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
Jona che visse nella balena by Roberto Faenza( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jona, piccolo ebreo olandese, viene portato in un campo di concentramento insieme alla famiglia: perde il padre e, dopo la liberazione da parte dei russi, anche la madre impazzita. Aiutato da una coppia di anziani coniugi, troverà la forza per ricominciare a vivere. (Mereghetti)
Życie jest piękne( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Niezwykle zabawna i mądra opowieść o miłości i przyjaźni. Przedstawia obraz starań jakich podejmuje się kochający ojciec , by ustrzec syna przed okropnościami wojny
La vita è bella Life is beautiful = La vie est belle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En 1938, en Toscane, le Juif Guido tombe amoureux de l'institutrice Dora, promise en mariage à un bureaucrate fasciste. Mais Guido réussit à enlever Dora le jour de ses fiancailles, puis l'épouse. Cinq ans plus tard, Guido et son fils de quatre ans, Giosué, sont déportés dans un camp de concentration, où les rejoint Dora. Tentant de cacher à Giosué les horreurs qui les entourent, Guido lui fait croire qu'il ne s'agit en fait que d'un jeu
La vita è bella Życie jest piękne( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life is beautiful a film( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this extraordinary tale, Guido, a charming but bumbling waiter who's gifted with a colorful imagination and an irresistible sense of humor, has won the heart of the woman he loves and created a beautiful life for his young family. But then, that life is threatened by World War II, and Guido must rely on those very same strengths to save his beloved wife and son from an unthinkable fate!
Los días del abandono = I giorni dell'abbandono = The days of abandonment( Visual )

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

"Olga, una atractiva mujer entrada en los 40, cree tener una relación sólida con su esposo Mario; incluso han hablado de tener un tercer hijo. Por ello, el día que Mario le dice que se muda de la casa porque necesita estar solo y re-encontrarse con su vida, Olga siente una cubetada de agua fría. Con el paso de los días, Olga está cada vez más segura de algo: su esposo la dejó por otra mujer. Frustrada con la vida y con ella misma, cae en una depresión incontenible. Sus dias dan paso a una pesadilla interminable de abandono y negación. Poco a poco, intentará encontrar algo que la acerque un poco a la salvación..."--Envase
La vita áe bella Life is beautiful( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A charming but bumbling waiter who's gifted with a colorful imagination and an irresistible sense of humor has won the heart of the woman he loves and has created a beautiful life for his young family. Then that life is threatened by World War II
Pinokio( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Polish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The story begins as a pinewood log falls out of a cart and lands in front of Geppetto the woodcarver's door. Geppetto carves a puppet out of the wood because he has been longing for a son. When the puppet comes alive and causes trouble, Geppetto is arrested and Pinocchio is left to his own naïve world view. After getting a stern warning from the Blue Fairy, Pinocchio sets out to reunite with his father, become a real boy, and succumb to a desire for adventure
Almas al desnudo = The soul keeper( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Sabina Spielrein fue la primera paciente con la cual el Dr. Carl Jung probó su método "la cura hablada" aprendido de su maestro Sigmund Freud. Spielrein también se convirtió en psicoanalista, haciendo grandes contribuciones en el campo de la psiquiatria infantil. Roberto Faenza con su rica narrativa nos presenta la vida de Spielrein y Jung a través de la química que proyectan en la pantalla los actores Emilia Fox e Iain Glen."--Envase
 
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