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Pontecorvo, Gillo 1919-2006

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Most widely held works by Gillo Pontecorvo
La Bataille d'Alger = The Battle of Algiers by Gillo Pontecorvo( Visual )

190 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Views the revolution against the French in the city of Algiers from 1954 to 1962. Focuses on Ali la Pointe, a leader in the FLN (Front de Liberation Nationale) who joins the movement in 1954 and dies with three comrades, including a child, rather than surrendering to the French in 1957
Burn!( Visual )

23 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir William Walker is sent to secure a plantation at a Portuguese colony. While there he befriends Jose and Teddy, and plants the seeds of revolution in their heads. Years later he must go back and stop the revolution that he helped begin
Gillo Pontecorvo's The Battle of Algiers by Franco Solinas( Book )

5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kapò by Gillo Pontecorvo( Visual )

43 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a Jewish girl from Paris sent to a concentration camp during World War II and her struggle to survive by becoming a collaborator
Indagine su un cittadino al di sopra di ogni sospetto by Elio Petri( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in Italian and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Kafkaesque tale of a Roman police inspector ... investigating a heinous crime-which he himself committed"--Container
The wide blue road( Visual )

16 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in Italian and English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fisherman struggling against harsh living conditions fishes illegally with bombs, leading to tragedy
Burn! by Gillo Pontecorvo( Visual )

53 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir William Walker is sent to secure a plantation at a Portuguese colony. While there he befriends Jose and Teddy, and plants the seeds of revolution in their heads. Years later he must go back and stop the revolution that he helped begin
La bataille d'Alger = The battle of Algiers( Visual )

6 editions published in 2004 in French and English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the harrowing events of 1957, a key year in Algeria's struggle for independence from France. Recreates the tumultuous Algerian uprising against the occupying French in the 1950s. As violence escalates on both sides, the French torture prisoners for information and the Algerians resort to terrorism in their quest for independence. Children shoot soldiers at point-blank range, women plant bombs in cafés. The French win the battle, but ultimately lose the war as the Algerian people demonstrate that they will no longer be suppressed
The battle of Algiers( Visual )

17 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1954 Algiers, an ex-convict joins the terrorists in rebellion against the French government
La Batalla de Argel by Gillo Pontecorvo( Visual )

27 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

És el document cinematogràfic més fidedigna sobre el conflicte bèl.lic que va portar a Argèlia a la seva independència de França
Operación Ogro by Gillo Pontecorvo( Visual )

22 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En diciembre de 1973, un comando de ETA asesinó al Almirante Carrero Blanco, quien había sido nombrado sólo unos días antes Presidente del Gobierno por el General Franco. En esta película se describe la preparación y ejecución de este atentado que cambió la historia de España
Ogro by Gillo Pontecorvo( Visual )

21 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In December 1973 a commando of ETA assassinated Admiral Carrero Blanco who, a few days earlier, had been named President of the Spanish government by General Franco. The film dramatizes the preparations and execution of this event which changed the history of Spain
Pontecorvo : the dictatorship of truth( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and uncompromising cinema of the Italian film director Gillo Pontecorvo. Includes a view of his life and political activities before and during World War II, interviews with Pontecorvo and associates, and excerpts from his films which center around political unrest and the self destructive nature of colonialism
Fernando Solanas ou La rage de transformer le monde( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La bataille d'Alger by Gillo Pontecorvo( Visual )

16 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature film from Algeria/Italy. Drama. History. Recreates a key year in the tumultuous Algerian struggle for independence from the occupying French in the 1950s
Investigation of a citizen above suspicion : Indagine su un cittadino al di sopra di ogni sospetto( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Italian and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Kafkaesque tale of a Roman police inspector ... investigating a heinous crime-which he himself committed"--Container
The battle of Algiers by Gillo Pontecorvo( Visual )

9 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film commissioned by the Algerian government that shows the Algerian revolution from both sides. The French foreign legion has left Vietnam in defeat and has something to prove. The Algerians are seeking independence. The two clash. The torture used by the French is contrasted with the Algerian's use of bombs in soda shops. A look at war as a nasty thing that harms and sullies everyone who participates in it
The battle of Algiers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reenactment of the events which occurred during the revolution in Algeria between 1952-1957, using no newsreel or archival footage
Giovanna : storia di un film e del suo restauro by Gillo Pontecorvo( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in Italian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

GIOVANNA( Visual )

10 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This short is set in the early 1950s, in a small textile factory in central Italy (Prato). Giovanna and her fellow female workers decide to enact a protest against the direction of the factory's dismissal plan, by occupying the factory and continuing to work until the proprietor cancels the dismissals. None of these women really cannot afford to lose their jobs, as it is the only income in the family. All workers receive moral and material support from their families, apart from Giovanna, who bravely endures her husband's disapproval. Almost all the women hold out for thirty-five days in spite of the proprietor's attempts to break their resistance. He first blocks the road to the factory and then cuts off electric power to increase their isolation; finally, he tries to convince them to accept the dismissal of at least a smaller number of them. But the women overcome these obstacles, determined to resist ..."--Internet Movie Database
 
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Alternative Names
Gilbertus Pontecorvo

Gillo Pontecorvo cinéaste italien

Gillo Pontecorvo director de cine italiano

Gillo Pontecorvo Italiaans filmregisseur

Gillo Pontecorvo Italian filmmaker

Gillo Pontecorvo italienischer Filmregisseur

Gillo Pontecorvo regista italiano

Gillo Pontecorvo włoski reżyser i scenarzysta

Pontecorvo , Gilberto

Pontecorvo Gilberto 1919-2006

Pontecorvo, Gillo, 1919-

Τζίλο Ποντεκόρβο ιταλός σκηνοθέτης

Джилло Понтекорво

Понтекорво, Джилло

ג'ילו פונטקורבו שחקן איטלקי

جيلو بونتيكورفو

جیلو پونته‌کوروو فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان ایتالیایی

질로 폰테코르보

폰테코르보, 질로 1919-2006

ジッロ・ポンテコルヴォ

吉洛·彭特克沃

Languages
French (164)

Italian (141)

English (105)

Spanish (48)

Arabic (12)

Multiple languages (12)

German (8)

Iban (1)