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Magnani, Anna 1908-1973

Works: 248 works in 889 publications in 7 languages and 7,479 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Biography  War films  Comedy films  Musical films  Fiction  Motion pictures 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Anna Magnani
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Most widely held works by Anna Magnani
Open city( Visual )

46 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Production on this film began during the German occupation of Rome in 1943, continued when they withdrew, and was completed just as the Allies were liberating the city. Ultra-realistic portrayal of life in the occupied city of Rome. Adapts the true story of the plights of a priest and a Resistance leader being sought by the Germans
Mamma Roma by Pier Paolo Pasolini( Visual )

78 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged prostitute attempts to extricte herself from her sordid past for the sake of her son. Mamma Roma offers an unflinching look at the struggle for survival in postwar Italy
The rose tattoo by Daniel Mann( Visual )

17 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Serafina is a Sicillian woman who now lives in the American South. She is mourning the death of her beloved husband, constantly telling herself stories of their time together. Her fragile, emotional existence is shattered when she discovers that her husband had been having an affair. Luckily, Serafina meets truck driver Mangiacavello and their tentative romance may help her through this troubling time
The fugitive kind by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

20 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A smoldering, snakeskin-jacketed Val Xavier is a guitar-strumming drifter trying to go straight. He finds work and solace in a Southern small-town variety store run by Lady Torrance, who's lonely, sexually frustrated, and abused by her vile, deathly ill husband, and who proves as much a temptation for Val as local wild child Carol, who tries to seduce him
The golden coach by Jean Renoir( Visual )

33 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eighteenth-century comic fantasy about a viceroy in Central America (Peru) who receives a golden coach and gives it to the star of a touring commedia dell'arte company. Shot and released simultaneously in English, French, and Italian language versions; Renoir was said to prefer the English language version of the three
Roma by Federico Fellini( Visual )

14 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Federico Fellini's look at the many layers of Rome-- ancient, his own past, and the present day. A semi-autobiographical, poetic comedy-drama film
Roberto Rossellini's War trilogy by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in French and Italian and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With their stripped-down aesthetic, largely nonprofessional casts, and unorthodox approaches to storytelling, these intensely emotional works were international sensations and came to define the neorealist movement. Shot in battle-ravaged Italy and Germany
Roma, città aperta by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

59 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Nazis occupied Rome, a brave few fought against it. An underground agent who is cornered by the Germans in a certain quarter of Rome, flees the Germans. In the course of his flight he imperils his resistance friends
Bellissima by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

52 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maddalena Cecconi glaubt, ihre kleine Tochter Maria sei zum Filmstar berufen und hofft, mit der Karriere der Kleinen zu einem glanzvollen Leben aufsteigen zu können
L'Amore by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

21 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents two episodes. In the first part, a woman talks on the phone to the man who has forsaken her. In the second part, a peasant woman is seduced and is convinced she will give birth to a new Messiah
Stage & spectacle three films by Jean Renoir( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Near the end of his long and celebrated career, master filmmaker Jean Renoir indulged his lifelong obsession with life-as-theater and in rapid succession directed The golden coach (1953), French cancan (1955), and Elena and her men (1956), three delirious films infatuated with the past, love, and artifice. Awash in jubilant technicolor, each film interweaves public display and private feelings, expressed through the talents of three immortal film icons: Anna Magnani, Jean Gabin, and Ingrid Bergman
The secret of Santa Vittoria( Visual )

9 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drunken buffoon (Anthony Quinn) is elected as mayor a small Italian village that must hide its one million bottles of wine from the occupying Nazis
Rom, offene Stadt( Visual )

25 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in German and Multiple languages and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Aktivitäten, die Verfolgung und das grausame Ende einer italienischen Widerstandsgruppe zur Zeit der deutschen Besatzung Roms (1944). Im Mittelpunkt die Schicksale eines in einer illegalen Druckerei beschäftigten Arbeiters und eines Priesters, der ihm und anderen Verfolgten Schutz gewährt. Der Film wurde noch während des Krieges konzipiert und beruft sich auf historisch belegte Begebenheiten. Rossellini inszenierte mit persönlichem, spontanem Engagement in dokumentarischem Stil. Ein Zeugnis der Zeitgeschichte - und ein Meilenstein der Filmgeschichte, der den italienischen "Neorealismus" weltweit berühmt machte
Rome open city by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

17 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This was Roberto Rossellini's revelation, a harrowing drama about the Nazi occupation of Rome and the brave few who struggled against it. Though told with more melodramatic flair than the other films that would form this trilogy and starring some well-known actors, Aldo Fabrizi as a priest helping the partisan cause and Anna Magnani in her breakthrough role as the fiance of a resistance member, Rome open city (roma citt aperta) is a shockingly authentic experience, conceived and directed amid the ruin of World War II, with immediacy in every frame. Marking a watershed moment in Italian cinema, this galvanic work garnered awards around the globe and left the beginnings of a new film movement in its wake
The miracle( Visual )

17 editions published between 1948 and 1998 in Italian and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A religious woman, tending goats on a hillside, decides that life is worthless. A stranger, whom she identifies as St. Joseph, appears to her. Through this stranger, a series of events take place which lead the woman to a dramatic and enlightening understanding at the conclusion of the story
Citta aperta open city( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in Italian and English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A leader in the Italian underground resists Nazi control of the city
Teresa Venerdì by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in Italian and French and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about a young physician working in an orphanage who finds himself innocently involved with three women. What unfolds is a hilarious comedy filled with action, intrique and jealousy
Roma ciudad abierta by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

16 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in Spanish and Italian and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La ciudad de Roma está ocupada por los nazis, y la Gestapo sólo piensa en arrestar a Manfredi, miembro del Comité Nacional de Liberación. Annie Marie ofrece refugio en su casa a Manfredi y a alguno de sus compañeros, pero son descubiertos y los alemanes rodean la casa en la que se esconde el líder de la resistencia y sus camaradas
Fellini - Roma by Federico Fellini( Visual )

6 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film adaptation of Federico Fellini's reminiscences of Rome before World War II, as compared to the present as it was when the film was originally produced (1972)
L'onorevole Angelina by Luigi Zampa( Visual )

17 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in Italian and French and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of one woman's journey as she leads a group of women to revolt against tyranny, her subsequent arrest, and coming to grips with her role as wife and mother
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