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Maccari, Ruggero 1919-1989

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Most widely held works about Ruggero Maccari
Most widely held works by Ruggero Maccari
Una giornata particolare = a special day by Ettore Scola( Visual )

49 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An accidental meeting brings a worn out and weary housewife and a former radio announcer together for almost two hours of comic and touching confidences, arguments, and self-searching. The day is May 8, 1938, the day of a huge rally celebrating Hitler's visit to Rome which underscored the infamous alliance between the Nazis and Mussolini's fascist regime
Il sorpasso by Dino Risi( Visual )

54 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A waggish, free-wheeling bachelor and a bookish law student take a madcap trip from Rome to Tuscany. This unpredictable journey careens from slapstick to tragedy.--Abridged from container
Io la conoscevo bene = I knew her well( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prismatic portrait of the days and nights of a party girl in sixties Rome is a revelation. It follows the gorgeous, seemingly liberated Adriana as she dallies with a wide variety of men, attends parties, goes to modeling gigs, and circulates among the rich and famous. Despite its often light tone, though, the film is a stealth portrait of a suffocating culture that regularly dehumanizes people, especially women
La familia by Ettore Scola( Visual )

30 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of a man's life, his loves and his family through 80 years
Profumo di donna = Scent of a woman by Dino Risi( Visual )

16 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A naive army private is assigned to assist a blinded, embittered ex-army captain on his journey from Turin to Naples. The captain is rude and eccentric, prone to say and do the unexpected. Their hilarious yet heartrending misadventures with prostitutes, clerics, and others they encounter along the way bring these odd companions to a deeper understanding of each other and their own shortcomings
Le bal by Ettore Scola( Visual )

20 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an ensemble cast set in a Parisian dance hall where stories are communicated with dance and music throughout five decades of French history. The film is done in pantomime, without dialogue. The music and dance illustrate key moments in French social history
Brutti, sporchi e cattivi Affreux, sales et méchants by Ettore Scola( Visual )

27 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four generations of sprawling, crooked clan, live in a cramped home on the outskirts of Rome. A work accident leaves Giacinto blind in one eye. He suddenly finds himself rolling in insurance money. Giacinto refuses to share the wealth with his relatives, so they concoct several plots in hopes of wresting the riches away
Passione d'amore by Ettore Scola( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1862 a handsome young Italian cavalry captain is transferred far from his mistress. At his new post, the captain meets an ugly woman who falls madly in love with him and seduces him with the force of her passion, intelligence, and sadness
Adua e le compagne = Adua and her friends( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in Italian and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wonderful example of Italian realism, this film tells the story of four prostitutes forced to fend for themselves when a new law closes the bordellos of Rome. They pool their savings to open a trattoria, but find they cannot get a license. A prominent fixer with connections obtains the license for them, on the condition that they conduct their old business upstairs and pay him an exorbitant monthly fee
Macaroni( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in German and English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two World War II buddies are reunited in modern day Naples. Antonia has been sending his sister forged letters from Robert since the war ended. Now it's up to Robert, a jaded, ulcer-ridden American executive, to try to live up to the legend Antonio has created
Une journée particulière Una giornata particolare by Ettore Scola( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in French and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mots-clés : fascisme ; homosexualité masculine ; relations hommes-femmes ; Italie
I mostri by Dino Risi( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An episodic comedy of cliches about the Italians in the 1960s
La visita( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in Italian and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thirty-something stunning beauty Pina (Sandra Milo) takes out an ad in the personal column hoping to find a man to take her away from the tiny Italian village where she lives. For months now she has been trying to find the right one - a man with a solid career, a family in mind, and plenty of stamina. Adolfo (Francois Perier) lives in Rome running a profitable business. Looking to share his life with that special person willing to raise a family Adolfo replies to Pina's ad. The couple arrange to meet in the village where Pina lives."--Container
Una giornata particolare : soggetto e sceneggiatura by Ruggero Maccari( Book )

8 editions published between 1977 and 2001 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Affreux, sales et méchants by Ettore Scola( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in French and Italian and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La vie d'une famille dans un bidonville romain. Le patriarche Giacinto possède un magot que ses enfants tentent de lui voler chaque nuit. Mais Giacinto ne dort pas tout à fait, il trouve toujours de nouvelles cachettes et défend son bien avec un fusil dont il se sert sans scrupule. La famille subit de mauvais gré l'autorité de Giacinto jusqu'au jour où celui-ci se met en tête d'implanter Iside, sa concubine, dans le baraquement
Se permettete parliamo di donne Parlons femmes by Ettore Scola( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Italian and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedic sketches with Vittorio Gassman playing 8 different roles commenting on women, love and romance
L'ingorgo by Luigi Comencini( Book )

6 editions published in 1979 in Italian and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The priest's wife( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman falls in love with the priest who answered her call to a suicide hot line, who must navigate his feelings for her and his vow of celibacy
Parfum de femme Profumo di donna by Dino Risi( Visual )

9 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"M. Fausto est un ancien militaire, aujourd'hui aveugle. Méchant et irascible, il parcourt pendant une semaine l'Italie aux côtés d'un cadet, dépêché par l'armée pour le guider. Fasciné et énervé par ce vieux militaire aigri qui reconnaît les femmes à leur parfum, le jeune homme finit par être intrigué. Ils rencontrent Sara, jeune femme amoureuse du capitaine."
Telefoni bianchi carrière d'une femme de chambre by Dino Risi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"En Italie, sous le fascisme. Les aventures galantes d'une jeune femme ambitieuse devenue star de cinéma"--[allociné.fr]
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Maccari, Ruggero Boezio 1919-1989

Mascari Ruggero 1919-1989

Ruggero Maccari Italiaans filmregisseur (1919-1989)

Ruggero Maccari Italian screenwriter

Ruggero Maccari Italienischer Drehbuchautor

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