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Comencini, Luigi 1916-2007

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Heidi by Luigi Comencini( Visual )

49 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic story of a little orphaned mountain girl living in the Alps with her grandfather. She is taken by her aunt into the city for a fine education and to be a playmate to her crippled cousin. A bit overwhelmed with it all, Heidi has a wonderful emotional adventure in growing up
Le avventure di Pinocchio = Les aventures de Pinocchio by Luigi Comencini( Visual )

55 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the adventures of a mischievous puppet who wants to become a real boy
Pane, amore e fantasia Bread, love and dreams by Luigi Comencini( Visual )

51 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic comedy set in a small Italian village
Lo scopone scientifico = L'argent de la vieille by Luigi Comencini( Visual )

29 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une vieille milliardaire américaine, passionnée de jeux de cartes, défie un couple de chiffonniers
House of D by Luigi Comencini( Visual )

37 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rimasto vedovo, console britannico a Firenze si trova impreparato ad avere un buon rapporto con i due figlioletti. Il più piccolo ha tutte le sue attenzioni, l'altro ne soffre. Dopo Vittorio De Sica, L. Comencini è in Italia il regista che meglio sa capire (e far recitare) i bambini e per far questo occorre conoscerli bene. Lo dimostra anche questo melodramma, tratto da un mediocre romanzo strappalacrime (1869) di Florence Montgomery che, in virtù di stile e di una lucida strutturazione dei fatti e delle emozioni, Comencini trasforma in un grave affresco dei sentimenti, delicato e coinvolgente
Marcelino pan y vino by Ladislao Vajda( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in Spanish and Italian and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of an orphaned baby found on a doorstep by friars of a humble monastery
Delitto d'amore( Visual )

9 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two factory workers living in Northern Italy form a romantic connection. The woman, torn between the freedoms of the North and her traditional Sicilian values, slowly allows herself to love, then marry, her co-worker. Soon after her wedding, she dies as a result of industrial pollution from her job. A historical document of the living conditions of the workers that migrated from Southern Italy to Milan to work in the factories there
Tutti a casa by Luigi Comencini( Visual )

21 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young second lieutenant, Alberto Innocenzi, vain yet attentive to his duties, is swept away by the announcement on 8 September 1943 by the Italian government of an armistice during World War II. He and the men of his brigade learn that it is better to quit than to let themselves be led into more trouble
La ragazza di Bube by Luigi Comencini( Visual )

28 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of a woman who falls in love with a complete stranger. The stranger turns out to have killed a fascist policeman during World War II and is sent to jail for 14 years. The woman pines for the convict and waits out his sentence, spurning the love of a writer who wants to marry her"--Website
Il compagno Don Camillo by Luigi Comencini( Visual )

21 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about the priest of a small Italian parish who goes to the Soviet Union with his friend Peppone to see what it's like to live in a Communist country
Infanzia, vocazione e prime esperienze di Giacomo Casanova, veneziano Casanova, un adolescent à Venise by Luigi Comencini( Visual )

18 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le jeune Casanova passe son enfance à Venise entre sa grand-mère et une mère volage, avant d'être envoyé en pension à Padoue. Il y fait la connaissance du père Don Gozzi, qui sera à l'origine de sa carrière ecclésiastique. Devenu adulte, Casanova revient à Venise où sous l'influence de son nouveau protecteur, le marquis Malipiero, et de l'illustre courtisane Millescudi, il décide d'abandonner la soutane et de désormais suivre les élégants, mais néanmoins mensongers, chemins du libertinage... (Source : jaquette)
La donna della domenica by Carlo Fruttero( Visual )

16 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il commissario Santamaria indaga sull'assassinio di un architetto un po' equivoco; gli indizi portano nell'ambiente della ricca borghesia torinese. E c'è una seconda vittima. (Mymovies)
Cuore by Luigi Comencini( Visual )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a diary of a 12-year-old boy Enrico during his upbringing. Enrico's father gave him a diary book, asking him to mark down everything in the last year..."
L'amore in Italia by Luigi Comencini( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in Italian and French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La valigia dei sogni : restauro di un ricordo by Luigi Comencini( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in Italian and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La fuga The runaway by Luigi Comencini( Visual )

17 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in Italian and French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Costretto a evadere dal carcere è denunciato, col suo consenso, dalla moglie e dal suo amante che, riscuotendo la taglia, possono pagare i debiti. (Mymovies)
L' ingorgo = Le grand embouteillage by Luigi Comencini( Visual )

16 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Les réactions de plusieurs automobilistes coincés dans un monstrueux embouteillage." (Source :
L'ingorgo by Luigi Comencini( Book )

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

L'imperatore di Capri( Visual )

16 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Totò goes to Capri where he's mistaken for the Bey of Agapur (a wealthy Indian potentate). His extravagances are admired. Women fall at his feet. His every wrong move is copied. He is about to be crowned "Emperor of Capri," when the real Bey shows up. However, when he saves the man from certain death, he is handsomely rewarded
La città si difende by Pietro Germi( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in Italian and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four men plan separate escapes after stealing the receipts from a soccer match
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Luigi Comencini cineasta italiano

Luigi Comencini Italiaans filmregisseur

Luigi Comencini Italian film director

Luigi Comencini italienischer Filmregisseur

Luigi Comencini olasz filmrendező, filmkritikus, forgatókönyvíró

Luigi Comencini réalisateur italien

Luigi Comencini regista italiano

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