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Gassman, Vittorio

Overview
Works: 552 works in 1,251 publications in 6 languages and 8,004 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Biography  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Chronology  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Editor, Director, Translator, Other, Interviewee, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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War and peace by Leo Tolstoy ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Epic story set during Napoleon's invasion of Russia in 1812
Abraham ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abraham is a powerful film based on the most dramatic and moving tale from the Old Testament in which an ordinary shepherd is called upon by God to show his abiding faith in extraordinary ways
Barabbas by Richard Fleischer ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and French and held by 608 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
I soliti ignoti Big deal on Madonna Street by Mario Monicelli ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in Italian and held by 600 WorldCat member 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
Tempest ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member 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
C'eravamo tanto amati We all loved each other so much by Ettore Scola ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 269 WorldCat member 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
Riso amaro Bitter rice ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the rice fields of the Po Valley, a thief on the run meets a girl who tries to steal his loot
Profumo di donna Scent of a woman by Dino Risi ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 194 WorldCat member 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
Sharky's machine ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and French and held by 189 WorldCat member 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
La Famiglia The family by Ettore Scola ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrait of a man's life, his loves and his family through 80 years
La vie est un roman by Alain Resnais ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in French and German and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Divided into three narratives, this is a bewitching allegory contrasting the accounts of a rich man (Ruggero Raimondi) constructing a "temple of happiness" around the time of World War I, and a seminar on education being held at that location decades later
Quintet ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 139 WorldCat member 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
Il deserto dei tartari Desert of the tartars ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 137 WorldCat member 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
Woman times seven 7 stories of adultery ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member 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
Il sorpasso by Dino Risi ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in Italian and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roberto, a shy law student, meets Bruno, a egotistical forty-year-old man who loves his fast Lancia car and spends all his time speeding around Italy. Bruno drives Roberto through the Roman country in his sports car. While Bruno's easy going manner and social success attract Roberto's great admiration, he also slowly realizes Bruno's unhappiness
Riso amaro by Giuseppe De Santis ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the rice fields of the Po Valley, a thief on the run meets a girl who tries to steal his loot
Rhapsody by Charles Vidor ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member 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
A wedding by Robert Altman ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member 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
Big deal on Madonna Street I soliti ignoti = persons unknown ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1958 and 2004 in Italian and held by 71 WorldCat member 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
The nude bomb ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member 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
 
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Alternative Names
Gasmann, Vittorio
Gasmann, Vittorio, 1922-2000
Gassmann, Vittoria 1922-2000
Gassmann, Vittorio
Gassmann, Vittorio 1922-2000
VITTORIO GASSMAN
Languages
Italian (240)
English (45)
French (33)
German (12)
Spanish (10)
Russian (1)
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