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Amato, Giuseppe 1899-1964

Overview
Works: 42 works in 128 publications in 6 languages and 2,896 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Melodrama  History  Film and video adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Producer, Adapter, Director, 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 )
5 editions published between 1960 and 2005 in Italian and held by 1,464 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 )
21 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,104 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
La dolce vita by Federico Fellini ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un journaliste, Marcello, est appelé à se mêler aux milieux les plus faisandés de Rome. Lâche et sensuel, sa vie se passe à courir les cabarets et les femmes. Certains évènements, et notamment le suicide d'un ami qu'il admirait, font naître en lui certaines velléités de remonter la pente. Mais il est vite repris par le tourbillon des plaisirs. Lorsqu'un jour il rencontre sur son chemin l'image de la pureté, il s'en détourne
Don Camillo and Il ritorno di Don Camillo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 leader Peppone fight each other. Don Camillo preaches fiery sermons and occasionally breaks a few heads, while Peppone a plain man of conscience who sincerely believes in his ideology. All the while, Don Camillo carries on the most crucial battle of all: the struggle within himself to love and care for those whose politics he opposes
Don Camillo ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1951 and 2008 in Italian and held by 21 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?
Seven hills of Rome by Roy Rowland ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in English and held by 16 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
Il ritorno di Don Camillo ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1952 in Italian and held by 10 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
Nella città l'inferno by Renato Castellani ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1958 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 9 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 )
2 editions published between 1939 and 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
La cena delle beffe ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1941 and 2002 in Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tale of animosity and rivalry between two Florentine youths in the time of Lorenzo the Magnificent
Yvonne la nuit ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 5 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 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
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
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
Ladri di biciclette The bicycle thief by Vittorio De Sica ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vittorio De Sica's 1948 drama of desperation and survival in Italy's post-war depression, filmed on the streets and alleys of Rome with a cast of non-professional actors, earned a special Oscar for its affecting power. Antonio's new job delivering cinema posters is threatened when a street thief steals his bicycle. Too poor to buy another, he and his son take to the streets in a vain search for the bike. De Sica uses the wandering pair to witness the lives of everyday folk whilst depicting a story of love and hope between father and son
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
4 passi fra le nuvole ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1942 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
 
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Alternative Names
Amato, Peppino 1899-1964
D'Amato, G. 1899-1964
Vasaturo Giuseppe 1899-1964
Languages
Italian (78)
Spanish (11)
English (10)
German (1)
French (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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