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De Sica, Vittorio 1901-1974

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Ladri di biciclette The bicycle thief by Vittorio De Sica ( Visual )
163 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 2,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Italian neo-realism classic depicting the loneliness of a man in a complex world. It is the story of a poor laborer who needs his bicycle for his job and what happens when it is stolen. Winner of an Academy Award and New York Film Critic's Award as Best Foreign Film
Umberto D by Vittorio De Sica ( Visual )
108 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shot on location with a cast of nonprofessional actors, Vittorio De Sica's film follows Umberto D. an elderly pensioner, as he struggles to make ends meet during Italy's postwar economic boom. DVD
The garden of the Finzi-Continis by Vittorio De Sica ( Visual )
61 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Italy in 1938, Mussolini's anti-Semitic edicts begin to isolate the Jews from their communities. Among them are the Finzi-Continis, an aristocratic Jewish family forced for the first time to acknowledge the world beyond its fenced garden
Two women by Alberto Moravia ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seeking escape from city bombing, an Italian mother and daughter travel war-torn Italy during World War II trying to survive near-starvation, rape by wandering soldiers, and other horrors of war
Madame de-- by Max Ophuls ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In order to pay her personal debts, Madame de... secretly pawns a pair of earrings given to her by her husband, telling him they are lost. As a tale of their possible theft surfaces in society, the exquisite jewels pass from pawnbroker to husband to mistress, from lover to wife, laying bare the hyprocisy and infidelity that lies beneath their veneer of opulent sophistication."--Container
Ladri di biciclette Bicycle thieves ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in Italian and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In post-WWII poverty-stricken Rome, a man struggles to earn a living for himself and his family. When his bicycle and main means of transport is stolen, with his young son in tow, he attempts to find the thief
A farewell to arms by Ernest Hemingway ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama about a wounded American ambulance driver who falls in love with his nurse during World War I
The shoes of the fisherman ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and German and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All eyes are focused on the Vatican, hoping to see the puffs of white smoke signaling the selection of the next Pope, but this time, much more is at stake, for the new pontiff may be the only person who can bring peace to a world on the brink of nuclear war
Il Generale Della Rovere by Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film of intrigue and heroism within the Italian underground during the German occupation of Italy. Emanuele Bardone, a petty con man, fleeces his victims by posing as a colonel. Persuaded by the Germans to impersonate a partisan leader they have killed, he assumes the admirable qualities of the heroic officer and the German plan backfires
The bicycle thief; a film by Vittorio De Sica ( Book )
14 editions published between 1968 and 1994 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miracle in Milan by Vittorio De Sica ( Book )
11 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I bambini ci guardano The children are watching us ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2006 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A four-year-old boy is trapped in a loveless family with his suicidal father and his adulteress mother
Yesterday, today and tomorrow ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three tales of women who use sex to get what they want out of the self-centered men in their lives
Sciuscià Ragazzi ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In post WWII Italy, Giuseppe and Pasquale work on the street shining the shoes of American troops. But when the boys are falsely accused of a crime, they are sent to a brutal state juvenile detention center
Marriage Italian style ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in Italian and English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Domenico first meets 17-year-old prostitute Filumena in a Neapolitan brothel in the 2nd World War. After the war they become lovers on and off for 22 years. Domenico eventually rents an apartment for Filumena and even lets her run his shop but is always chasing other women. Finally Filumena asks Domenico to marry her on her deathbed, just before he had planned to marry his young cashier, and admits she had his legitimate child. Dominico uses different subterfuges trying to find which teenager might be his son
Miracle in Milan by Vittorio De Sica ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy, satire, and realism are combined in a fantasy about the social conceits of man. An Italian orphan, with the aid of a miraculous dove, combats power and wealth and succeeds in bringing happiness to the inhabitants of a Milanese hobo camp
It started in Naples by Melville Shavelson ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arriving in Italy to settle his late brother's estate and care for a nephew whom he has never seen, Michael Hamilton soon begins to enjoy the Italian sights, including the boy's beautiful and spirited aunt
Indiscretion of an American wife & Terminal station ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American housewife (Jennifer Jones) vacationing in Italy reluctantly decides to put an end to her brief affair with an Italian academic (Montgomery Clift). She flees to Rome's Stazione Termini, where she bids him farewell, but he begs her to stay. The film's plot is simple; its production was not. The troubled collaboration between director Vittorio De Sica and producer David O. Selznick resulted in two cuts of the same film. De Sica's version, Terminal Station, was screened at a length of one-and-a-half hours, but after disappointing previews, Selznick severely re-edited it and changed the title to Indiscretion of an American Wife without De Sica's permission
After the fox ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1966 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A convicted con artist becomes a new wave Italian director as a front. Peter Sellers as the Fox dons no less than eight disguises en route to becoming director Federico Fabrizi
Indiscretion of an American wife ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American housewife takes a lover during her holiday in Rome
 
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Alternative Names
De Sica, V. (Vittorio), 1901-1974
De Sika, Vittorio.
De Sika, Vittorio, 1901-1974
DeSica, Vittorio 1901-1974
Sica, V. de (Vittorio de), 1901-1974
Sica, Vittorio de.
Sica, Vittorio de, 1901-1974
Ṭi. Cikā, Vikṭōriyā, 1901-1974
Vittorio De Sica
デ・シーカ, ヴィットリオ
Languages
Italian (420)
English (208)
French (71)
Spanish (20)
German (17)
Multiple languages (4)
Japanese (1)
Lithuanian (1)
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