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Amidei, Sergio

Overview
Works: 179 works in 622 publications in 5 languages and 4,978 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  War films  Motion pictures  Prison films  Historical films  Fiction 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Conceptor, Author, Author of dialog, Writer of accompanying material, Performer, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Interviewee, Other, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Sergio Amidei
 
Most widely held works by Sergio Amidei
Open city( Visual )

44 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 1,133 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
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
Sciuscià Ragazzi( Visual )

26 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In post WWII Italy, Giuseppe and Pasquale work on the street shining the shoes of American troops. But when the boys are falsely accused of a crime, they are sent to a brutal state juvenile detention center
Il Generale Della Rovere by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

21 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in Italian and German and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film of intrigue and heroism within the Italian underground during the German occupation of Italy. Emanuele Bardone, a petty con man, fleeces his victims by posing as a colonel. Persuaded by the Germans to impersonate a partisan leader they have killed, he assumes the admirable qualities of the heroic officer and the German plan backfires
Roma, città aperta by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

53 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under tyskernes besættelse af Italien i 1944 erklæres Rom for "åben by". En gruppe mennesker deltager i modstandskampen, der bliver skæbnesvanger for lederen Manfredi og præsten Don Pietro
La Nuit de Varennes by Ettore Scola( Visual )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early days of the French Revolution, a mixed coachload of travellers, including Restif de la Bretonne, Tom Paine and Casanova, make their way to Varennes, where King Louis is held captive
Paisà by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

35 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six episodes, employing non-professional actors, cover the period from mid-1943 to the end of 1944 and extend from the Sicilian beaches to the Po marshlands. This film attempts to capture the extraordinary atmosphere of the liberation, the confrontation of Italians and Americans, through a kaleidoscope of incidents covering a wide range of moods
Paisan by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

24 editions published between 1946 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six stories dealing with Italian and American soldiers meeting under battle conditions during World War II
Paisan Paisà( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Italian and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the liberation of Italy at the end of World War II, and taking place across the country, from Sicily to the northern Po Valley. Looks at the struggles of different cultures to communicate and of people living their everyday lives in extreme circumstances
Stromboli by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

14 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After World War II, a Lithuanian refugee marries a simple Italian fisherman she meets in a prisoner of war camp and accompanies him back to his isolated village on an island off the coast of Sicily. Cut off from the world, she finds herself crumbling emotionally, but she is destined for a dramatic epiphany
3 films by Roberto Rossellini starring Ingrid Bergman( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and Italian and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Europe '51. Ingrid Bergman plays a wealthy, self-absorbed Rome socialite racked by guilt over the shocking death of her young son. As a way of dealing with her grief and finding meaning in her life, she decides to devote her time and money to the city's poor and sick. Her newfound, single-minded activism leads to conflicts with her husband and questions about her sanity
Stromboli, terra di Dio = Stromboli by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

7 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in Italian and Spanish and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A refugee marries a poor Sicilian fisherman to escape internment in post-war Italy, but finds herself imprisoned by the rigidly traditional society of her husband
Rom, offene Stadt( Visual )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in German and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The loyalties of an impoverished mother-to-be and a parish priest are tested by the German forces which occupy their homeland during World War II
Shoeshine Sciuscià( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in Italian and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two orphaned shoeshine boys, abused by the state reform system in Nazi occupied Rome, become involved in black marketeering with tragic consequences
Tales of ordinary madness by Marco Ferreri( Visual )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and German and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hard-drinking poet living in the dark-alley of the world, specifically Los Angeles, is surrounded by desperate and depraved characters. One, a prostitute whom he loves deeply, inspires him to write incredible poems, but soon he must make the unhappy choice between her and his art
Two women Paisan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two women: "Seeking shelter in an abandoned church, Cesira (Loren) and her thirteen-year-old daughter, Rosetta (Brown) are brutally attacked and raped by Allied Moroccan soldiers during WWII."--Container
Sciuscià by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

19 editions published between 1946 and 2007 in Italian and French and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pasquale e Giuseppe sono due piccoli lustrascarpe napoletani legati da sincera amicizia. Coinvolti in una rapina, vengono inviati al riformatorio in attesa di giudizio. Mentre il tempo trascorre, la loro vita nell'istituto si fa sempre più penosa; i loro animi si inaridiscono al punto che anche la loro amicizia viene meno fino a culminare in un tragico finale
Citta aperta open city( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in Italian and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rossellini's classic is representative of neo-realistic cinema. The story takes place in Rome during the Nazi occupation where a priest who is helping the Italian resistance fighters is discovered and arrested by the SS
Rome open city by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

12 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Don Morosi, a priest and Resistance worker shot by the Germans in wartime Rome
Un borghese piccolo piccolo( Visual )

9 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his only son is killed in an armed robbery, a meek middle-aged man takes justice into his own hands
 
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Alternative Names
Amidei

Amidei, S.

Amidei, S. 1904-1981

Amidi, Sergio 1904-1981

Sergio Amidei Italian screenwriter

Sergio Amidei Italienischer Drehbuchautor

Sergio Amidei olasz forgatókönyvíró

سرجیو آمیدی فیلمنامه‌نویس و تهیه‌کننده ایتالیایی

セルジオ・アミデイ

Languages
Italian (233)

English (41)

German (33)

French (24)

Spanish (2)

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