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Volonté, Gian Maria 1933-

Overview
Works: 226 works in 712 publications in 8 languages and 6,192 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Western films  War films  Police films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Artist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Gian Maria Volonté, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Gian Maria Volonté
For a few dollars more by Sergio Leone ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Western drama in which two bounty hunters join forces to capture an outlaw gang leader. This is a mile-stone action western and a classic in every sense of the word
Fistful of dollars by Sergio Leone ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in English and held by 1,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A mysterious gunman (Eastwood) has just arrived in San Miguel, a grim, dusty border town where two rival bands of smugglers are terrorizing the impoverished citizens. A master of the 'quick draw', the stranger soon receives offers of employment from each gang"--Container
Le cercle rouge Red circle by Jean-Pierre Melville ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A master thief is fresh out of prison. But instead of toeing the line, he finds his steps leading back to the shadowy world of crime. He, a notorious escapee, and an alcoholic ex-cop plan a jewel heist, while being persued by a police superintendent
Cristo si è fermato a Eboli Christ stopped at Eboli by Francesco Rosi ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Levi, an intellectual exiled by the Fascist government during World War II to a mountain village in southern Italy, discovers the resilience and dignity of people who live close to the land
Indagine su un cittadino al di sopra di ogni sospetto by Elio Petri ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elio Petri's acclaimed Oscar-winning thriller. Petri maintains a tricky balance between absurdity and realism in telling the Kafkaesque tale of a Roman police inspector investigating a heinous crime-which he committed himself. Both a penetrating character study and a disturbing commentary on the draconian crackdowns by the Italian government in the late 1960s and early '70s, Petri's kinetic portrait of surreal bureaucracy is a perversely pleasurable rendering of controlled chaos
Porte aperte Open doors by Gianni Amelio ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in Italian and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A triple murder puts justice on trial in Fascist Palermo, Italy, 1937. An embezzler murders the boss who fired him, the clerk who replaced him, and the rapes and murders his wife
Investigation of a citizen above suspicion ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Kafkaesque tale of a Roman police inspector ... investigating a heinous crime-which he himself committed"--Container
The Sergio Leone anthology ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Good, the bad and the ugly. A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery
Sacco & Vanzetti by Giuliano Montaldo ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and French and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama about the 1927 Massachusetts trial and execution of two Italian-American immigrant anarchists
Cristo si è fermato a Eboli Christ stopped at Eboli ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in Italian and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carlo Levi, a political exile, is banished to a village in Southern Italy in 1935 by Mussolini for anti-fascist writings. It is an alien world of poverty and despair, when he discovers that human values are stronger than values of the state
Lucky Luciano by Francesco Rosi ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"[Film] about the man who started the largest international crime organization in history and the men who would stop at nothing to do him in."--External container
The Clint Eastwood collection ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In The good, the bad and the ugly, Clint Eastwood returns as the "Man With No Name," this time teaming with two gunslingers to pursue a cache of money and letting no one, not even the warring factions of the Civil War, stand in their way
Uomini contro by Francesco Rosi ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in Italian and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"On the Italian/Austrian front during World War I, a disastrous Italian attack upon the Austrian positions leads to a mutiny among the decimated Italian troops"--IMDb
El Chucho, quien sabe? A bullet for the general ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the Mexican Revolution, a guerilla band allows an American to join them unaware that he was hired by the Mexican government to assasinate their leader, El Chucho
La classe operaia va in paradiso by Elio Petri ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in Italian and French and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Lulù, a factory worker, realizes that he is a cog in the great capitalist machine of industry, he struggles to make sense of the world around him
Fistful of dollars For a few dollars more ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Fistful of dollars" : A mysterious gunman has just arrived in San Miguel, a grim and dusty border town where two rival bands of smugglers are terrorizing the impoverished citizens. A master of the "quick-draw", the stranger soon receives lucrative offers of employment from each gang. He accepts both offers, setting in motion a plan to destroy the criminals
A bullet for the general by Damiano Damiani ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the Mexican Revolution, a guerilla band allows an American to join them unaware that he was hired by the Mexican government to assasinate their leader, El Chucho
Sacco e Vanzetti ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le 5 mai 1920, deux Italiens, Nicola Sacco, un cordonnier, et Bartolomeo Vanzetti, un poissonnier, sont arrêtés pour détention d'armes illicite. Ils sont accusés d'un meurtre commis lors d'un hold-up. Leur avocat, Fred Moore, démontre la validité de leurs alibis. Cependant, par zénophobie, par peur du bolchévisme (Vanzetti est un anarchiste), le juge et le "district attorney" influencent le jury qui condamne Sacco et Vanzetti à mort. Malgré les preuves qui devraient accuser un autre homme, Joe Morelli, le juge refuse de rouvrir le dossier et les deux hommes mourront sur la chaise électrique le 23 août 1927
Christ stopped at Eboli by Francesco Rosi ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in Italian and English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A political exile is sent to live in Southern Italy by Mussolini in 1935 and discovers that life is more than something defined by political boundaries
Crónica de una muerte anunciada ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After marrying against her will, Angela Vicario's angry new husband returns her to her mother once he discovers she is not a virgin. Beaten by her mother, Angela is forced to name the man who deflowered her, prompting her brothers to undertake a murderous mission of revenge
 
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Alternative Names
Volonte, Dzhan Marii︠a︡ 1933-
Volontè, Gian M.
Volontè, Gian M. 1933-1994
Volontè, Gian Maria
Volonte, Gian Maria 1933
Volontè, Gian-Maria 1933-1994
Volonté, Gianmaria 1933-
Volonté, Gianmaria 1933-1994
Wells, John.
Wels, John
Wels, John 1933-
Wels John 1933-1994
Wels, Johnny.
Wels, Johnny 1933-
Wels, Johnny 1933-1994
Languages
Italian (138)
English (103)
French (43)
Spanish (17)
German (9)
Russian (2)
Hungarian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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