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Cortese, Valentina

Overview
Works: 171 works in 463 publications in 7 languages and 7,340 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Religious films  Action and adventure films  Film noir  Biographical films  Christian films  Television mini-series  Bible television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Valentina Cortese
 
Most widely held works by Valentina Cortese
La nuit américaine = Day for night by François Truffaut( Visual )

54 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis Truffaut's 1973 film, an "homage to moviemaking," details the loves and lunacy of the closely-knit family of strangers that comprises an on-location film, cast and crew
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

17 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
Giulietta degli spiriti by Federico Fellini( Visual )

38 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she suspects her husband of infidelity, a naive yet clairvoyant housewife unleashes an unconscious ripe with erotic fantasies
Barabbas by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and French and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pardoned instead of Christ, Barabbas is haunted for the rest of his life. After watching his former lover, Rachel, being stoned to death for her belief in Jesus, Barabbas returns to his life of thievery. Arrested again, he is sent to the sulpher mines and then to gladiator school where he witnesses yet another friend give his life in the name of the Nazarene. It is only at the end, when Barabbas himself faces crucifixion, that he discovers his faith
The barefoot contessa by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

8 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and French and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With extraordinary beauty, talent and grace, Spanish dancer Maria Vargas (Ava Gardner) was born to be a star. Aided by American movie director Harry Dawes (Humphrey Bogart), she attains great success and fortune in Hollywood's land of dreams. But, though she gives her all for stardom, there is one thing Maria will never compromise - her soul
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and French and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baron von Munchausen sails in a balloon to find old comrades and save a city from the forces of a Turkish sultan
Thieves' highway by Jules Dassin( Visual )

14 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Vividly depicts the perilous world of 'long-haul boys', who drive by night to bring their goods to the markets of America's cities. Ex-G.I. Nick Garcos [is] a tyro trucker bent on satisfaction from the man responsible for crippling his father, ruthless market operator Mike Figlia. But when Figlia gets wise to his plan, Nick finds himself in a web of treachery and heartbreak."--Container
Brother sun, sister moon by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

9 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling, insightful look at the early years of Francis of Assisi, who abandoned a life of wealth and comfort to seek a spiritual union with the world
Le amiche by Michelangelo Antonioni( Visual )

28 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman returns to her home town of Turin to set up a new fashion salon and gets involved with a troubled woman and her three wealthy friends
The house on Telegraph Hill( Visual )

5 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Victoria Kowelska is tortured in a concentration camp during the final days of World War II, and her family in Poland is slaughtered. Her best friend, Karin, who is ill, hopes to recover and make it to San Francisco, where a wealthy aunt is taking care of her son. But when Karin dies and the camp is liberated, Victoria exchanges identity papers with the dead woman, thereby gaining a new identity and family. After five years in relocation camps, Victoria finally gets to America, only to learn that Karin's aunt has recently died, and her nephew is in charge of the estate and Karin's son."--Booklet
The glass mountain by Nino Rota( Visual )

5 editions published between 1950 and 2005 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The glass mountain:"In the Dolemites, a married composer loves an Italian girl who saved his life during the war."--Halliwell's Film Guide (2004)
When time ran out--( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A South Pacific island's dormant volcano unexpectedly erupts in fury. Tourists are surprised by a volcanic eruption in a lonesome hotel in the Caribic. Shelby Gilmore is the hotel owner who ignores all the warnings and advises his guests to wait for a rescue team. Hank is a wildcat oil driller who gathers a small group of followers and heads toward higher ground. Kay Kirby is a PR executive who must choose between the two men
La ragazza che sapeva troppo = The girl who knew too much by Mario Bava( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman witnesses a murder while vacationing in Italy and can't get anyone to belive her until
Malaya( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, this exciting wartime adventure weaves a tale of danger and intrigue as it focuses on the daredevil exploits of a handful of extraordinary men
The assassination of Trotsky( Visual )

6 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chiefly historical account of the assassination of Leon Trotsky in Mexico
Roma città libera( Visual )

4 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in Italian and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Post-war Rome is the setting for a lyrical and heartbreaking character study of bitterness, loneliness and reconciliation in the months following Italy's liberation by the Allies
Bava( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Italian and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Operazione paura: The hallucinatory tale of a remote village tormented by the specter of a dead little girl
Calabuch by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired atomic scientist settles in a peaceful Spanish village. But he can't remain sedentary for long, and soon he's off and about developing a new kind of rocket. So much for his retirement, and so much for the peace and quiet in his village, which is soon overrun with reporters and spies
Jesus of Nazareth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
Evil eye( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While vacationing in Italy, a young woman with a passion for crime fiction (Letícia Román) witnesses a brutal murder. With the help of a handsome young doctor (John Saxon), she launches her own investigation and uncovers a series of crimes known as the 'Alphabet Murders,' only to realize that she may be next on the killer's list."--Container
 
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Giulietta degli spiriti
Alternative Names
Cortesa, Valentina

Cortesa Valentina 1923-....

Cortesa, Valentina 1925-

Valentina Cortese actrice italienne

Valentina Cortese attrice italiana

Valentina Cortese Italiaans actrice

Valentina Cortese Italian actress

Valentina Cortese italienische Filmschauspielerin

Valentina Cortese italiensk skådespelare

Valentina Cortese italiensk skodespelar

Valentina Cortese italiensk skuespiller

Valentina Cortese włoska aktorka filmowa i telewizyjna

Валентіна Кортезе

Кортезе, Валентина

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ולנטינה קורטז

والنتینا کورتس بازیگر ایتالیایی

발렌티나 코르테세

バレンチーナ・コルテーサ

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花蘭天娜·歌蒂斯

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Giulietta degli spiritiThieves' highwayWhen time ran out--The assassination of Trotsky