Most widely held works about Vittorio Gassman
Most widely held works by Vittorio Gassman
War and peace ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 677 libraries worldwide
Set during Napoleon's invasion of Russia in 1812, the film centers around disenchanted aristocrat and unhappily married Pierre and Prince Andrei, who both are in love with an innocent young woman, Natasha.
Abraham ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 616 libraries worldwide
Abraham leaves the pagan land of Ur for the promised land of Canaan, after being promised by God that doing so will cause his descendents to become a great and numerous tribe.
Barabbas ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 512 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 sulphur 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.
Tempest ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 496 libraries worldwide
Comedy loosely based on Shakespeare's play "The Tempest" has a New York City architect who tries to solve his midlife crisis by moving to a Greek island with his teenage daughter.
I soliti ignoti ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in Italian and held by 443 libraries worldwide
Five men conspire to burglarize a small-time jeweler's safe. When the time comes to carry out the scheme, the men become hopelessly clumsy and have to eventually give up and go home.
Sharky's machine ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and Chinese and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Tom Sharky, an undercover cop, is on a tough narcotics assignment and finds the game is rigged against him. He blows his cover by blowing away a drug dealer on a crowded bus, and buys himself a one-way ticket to Vice Squad duty.
Quintet ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Survivors struggling to stay alive during the final ice age spend their last hours playing Quintet, a macabre kind of backgammon, as packs of wild dogs roam around looking for corpses to feed upon.
Riso amaro Bitter rice ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in Italian and held by 111 libraries worldwide
In the rice fields of the Po Valley, a thief on the run meets a girl who tries to steal his loot.
La vie est un roman ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in French and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Divided into three narratives. First section is set around the first decade of the twentieth century in the Ardennes, where Count Forbeck unveils his architect's design for a utopian city. In a modern day mirroring of the first story, a group of professors now inhabiting Forbeck's castle seek a new form of education through the use of the imagination, under the guidance of a guru named Guarini. The last segment depicts a Wagnerian fantasy landscape of kings and dragons, which arises from the imagination of the children of some of the professors at the school.
Woman times seven 7 stories of adultery ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
A collection of seven sexy stories of love and adultery set against a Paris backdrop. Widow, seductress, model wife, or passionate lover, Shirley Maclaine stars in the seven roles of a woman's life in seven sketches.
La famiglia ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 103 libraries worldwide
On his 80th birthday, an old Italian man reflects upon his past, reliving personal triumphs, family comedies, volatile politics, a war-torn world, and most importantly, the people and the passions that have changed his life.
Il deserto dei tartari Desert of the tartars ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in Italian and English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
"For his first commission, infantry lieutenant Drogo is stationed at a remote desert garrison on the mist-shrouded border of the North Kingdom. Filling their days with endless drilling, the soldiers of Fortezza Bastiani spend the long nights wondering about an enemy no one has ever seen. As the days stretch into months, the strain of waiting for attack takes its toll on Drago's comrades: sadistic major Mattis, sardonic Lieutenant Simeon, cynical medic Rovine, and humiliated Captain Hortiz, who lives with the shame of having once sounded the alarm against an attack that vanished before anyone else could see." --Container.
C'eravamo tanto amati We all loved each other so much ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in Italian and held by 97 libraries worldwide
"In a retrospective allegory, Ettore Scola examines the lives of three resistance fighters and their transformation over thirty years. Each of these friends falls in love with the beautiful Luciana, an aspiring actress, testing the friendship and idealism they all shared. Throughout the story Scola pays tribute to the masters of Italian cinema by weaving classic film clips and iconic personalities into the background, as the film reveals which of the three friends remains true to the spirit of liberation they had once fought to achieve."--Container.
La Famiglia The family ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in Italian and held by 87 libraries worldwide
At his 80th birthday party, Carlo reflects back on his personal triumphs, family comedies and tragedies, volatile politics and a war-torn world from his birth in 1906.
Profumo di donna Scent of a woman ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in Italian and held by 80 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.
A wedding ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
The wedding of Muffin to Dino Corelli becomes a big event when an aging priest isn't too sure of the ceremony, the Corelli family might have a connection to the mob, security guards are everywhere, and Dino's grandmother dies in bed before the reception.
Un grande avvenire dietro le spalle by Vittorio Gassman ( Book )
13 editions published between 1981 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Rhapsody ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
A soap opera with classical music background. Elizabeth Taylor plays a woman involved with a violinist and a pianist. They take out their frustration with flamboyant concerts.
The nude bomb ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
"Join Don Adams as Maxwell Smart (aka Agent 86) of the original Get Smart TV series ... [as] Agent 86 is assigned to battle an evil villain who is threatening to drop a "nude bomb" capable of destroying all the fabric in the world"--Container.
C'eravamo tanto amati We all loved each other so much ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1974 and 1989 in Italian and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Sensitive comedy about the friendship of three men and the one woman each has loved.
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falsche Namensform Gassmann, Vittoria 1922-2000
Gasmann, Vittorio, 1922-2000
Gassmann, Vittorio 1922-2000 M.
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