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Amato, Giuseppe 1899-1964

Overview
Works: 43 works in 124 publications in 3 languages and 3,041 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Melodrama  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Director, Adapter, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Giuseppe Amato, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Giuseppe Amato
Federico Fellini's La dolce vita ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1960 and 2005 in Italian and held by 1,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marcello Rubini, a frustrated 'serious' writer, does tabloid journalism to make ends meet. He spends every evening in Via Veneto awaiting the next scandal, party invitation, or sexual proposition. From an enigmatic woman named Maddalena, to wealthy intellectual Steiner's penthouse, to a famous actress named Sylvia, Marcello finds himself caught up in the carnival spectacle of nightlife and its fleeting happiness. The empty evenings seem to weave together, a decadent rhythm punctuated only by the regret of the following morning. Marcello is consumed by self-doubt and unable to enjoy the success he has, and so stumbles on, dreaming of attaining the elusive sweet life
Umberto D by Vittorio De Sica ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shot on location with a cast of nonprofessional actors, Vittorio De Sica's film follows Umberto D. an elderly pensioner, as he struggles to make ends meet during Italy's postwar economic boom. DVD
Federico Fellini's La dolce vita by Federico Fellini ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fellini's La Dolce Vita follows tabloid writer and press agent Marcello Rubini as he wanders from party to party, mixing with the aristocracy of Rome. Rubini hopes to write the great Italian modern novel, yet he is reduced to chasing celebrities and compiling tabloid gossip about Italian socialites. After his wife takes an overdose of pills, he spends the night in the seaside villa of a Roman aristocrat where he participates in an all night orgy. As dawn breaks, the evening's guests find themselves wandering on the beach, where they discover an enormous sting ray rotting in the early morning sun
Don Camillo and, The return of Don Camillo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The return of Don Camillo: Don Camillo and Peppone once fought alongside one another, against the Fascists. Now, in their unnamed Po Valley town, priest Don Camillo and local Communist Mayor Peppone fight each other. Because of his bad behavior, Don Camillo is sent to a remote parish in the mountains. Soon, however, all the villagers--Peppone included--realize that the priest is indispensable, and they demand his return. Don Camillo returns to work side by side with Mayor, as a flood wreaks havoc in the village
Seven hills of Rome by Roy Rowland ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While in Rome, a popular American singer and his cousin befriend a beautiful young Italian girl, which does not sit well with the singer's fiancée
Don Camillo ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in Italian and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Humor and humanity flow as the explosive Don Camillo and the hard-headed mayor Peppone clash over what's best for the people
The return of Don Camillo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After his battles with Peppone, Don Camillo is exiled to a remote village where war is about to break out. Can the strong hand of the priest persuade the two sides to make peace?
Il ritorno di Don Camillo ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in Spanish and Italian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peppone is forced to call on the help of his enemy, Don Camillo, in order to persuade a local landlord to let the city build a dike on his land
And the wild, wild women ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama about an innocent housewife falsely convicted of theft. Sent to a women's prison in Rome, she is trying to survive and learn to cope in the company of murderers, thieves and prostitutes
I grandi magazzini ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bruno and Lauretta, both employed by a department store, fall in love, but their relationship is put to the test by a series of misunderstandings
Yvonne la nuit ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Italian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman who's lover is killed in WW I and her child kidnapped by her lover's aristocratic father, pours out her heart in song at every opportunity. Only in her dotage is Yvonne permitted a measure of happiness with a buffoonish companion who has loved her from afar
La dolce vita ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A journalislt ventures into the decadence of modern Rome and finds that his values are being destroyed, leaving him disillusioned
Ladrón de bicicletas ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in Spanish and Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
En la Roma de la posguerra, un obrero en paro consigue un sencillo trabajo pegando carteles a condición de que posea una bicicleta, de este modo, a duras penas consigue comprarse una, pero en su primer día de trabajo se la roban. Es así como comienza toda la aventura de Antonio junto con su hijo Bruno por recuperar su bicicleta mientras su esposa María espera en casa junto con su otro hijo
La Dolce vita The sweet life ( Visual )
in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This controversial and award-winning film tells of the decadent life on Rome's Via Veneto through the eyes of a cynical journalist
La dolce vita ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A journalislt ventures into the decadence of modern Rome and finds that his values are being destroyed, leaving him disillusioned
Federico Fellini's La dolce vita ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A journalist ventures into the decadent society of modern Rome and finds that his values are being destroyed, leaving him totally disillusioned
Quattro passi fra le nuvole by Alessandro Blasetti ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maria, a young unwed mother-to-be, desperately casts about for a means of avoiding disgrace. Making the acquaintance of good-natured Paolo Bianchi, Maria persuades him to pose as her husband and meet her family. Immediately ingratiating himself with Maria's parents, Paolo plays his part so well that only a completely unforeseen disaster could spoil the charade. And when that disaster inevitably arrives, it is Paolo who comes to the rescue, simply by telling the truth for the first time
4 passi fra le nuvole ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maria, a young unwed mother-to-be, returns home to her family from the big city in order to avoid disgrace. On her way home she meets the good-natured Paolo Bianchi. The woman persuades him to pose as her husband and meet her family. Immediately ingratiating himself with Maria's parents, Paolo plays his part so well that only a completely unforeseen disaster could spoil the charade. When the disaster does arrive, it is Paolo who comes to the rescue, by simply telling the truth
Gli ultimi cinque minuti ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Renata and Carlo covet the same apartment in Rome. They first quarrel but Carlo finds an original way out: what if they married and shared the place? Renata agrees but on one condition: that she should be allowed to go on trying to find the man of her dreams. For a while suitors follow each other, each time ridiculed by Carlo. Things get harder however with Dino, a more serious rival. After dallying with the charming young man, Renata winds up realizing it is Carlo she really loves. Written by Guy Bellinger.--IMDB
Francesco, giullare di Dio Francisco, Juglar de Dios ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Francisco de Asis deja su vida mundana para predicar la fe y llega a fundar una de las órdenes religiosas más importantes de la historia. Los primeros pasos -de quien llegará a ser santo- estńa guiados por su aprecio por las cosas pequeñas y la gente sencilla o necesitada."--Envase
 
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Alternative Names
Amato, Peppino 1899-1964
D'Amato, G. 1899-1964
Vasaturo Giuseppe 1899-1964
Languages
Italian (74)
Spanish (15)
English (7)
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