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Mangano, Silvana 1930-1989

Overview
Works: 234 works in 743 publications in 8 languages and 6,097 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Anthology films  Short films  Erotic films  Peplum films  Film and video adaptations  Religious films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Artist, Collector, Author, Other, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Silvana Mangano
Death in Venice by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

34 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in Venice, this drama centers around a world-famous composer and conductor who, on a solitary rest holiday spies an innocent young boy and becomes obsessed over him. This secret passion carries him to his doom
Barabbas by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

23 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 703 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 sulphur 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
Ulysses( Visual )

13 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ulysses' return from the Trojan Wars sets him upon a legendary adventure. He and his crew sail under the curse of Cassandra, and encounter Circe, the sirens and the cyclops
Dune by David Lynch( Visual )

13 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MacLachlan is Paul Atreides, son of Duke Leto, who struggles with the native inhabitants of the dry planet Arrakis (Dune) to overthrow the terrible Baron Harkonnen and his family and come to control the special product of the planet, a mind-altering spice produced by giant sand worms
Teorema by Pier Paolo Pasolini( Visual )

37 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handsome stranger enters the lives of a bourgeois Italian family, playing both God and the Devil as he proceeds to seduce each member, including the maid. His divine and diabolical interaction with each causes them to re-evaluate their belief systems--Adapted from the container
Ludwig by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

15 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An operatic portrait of Ludwig II, the 19th century mad king of Bavaria. Tormented by his unrequited love for his cousin, Empress Elisabeth of Austria, coupled with his obsession for the music of Wagner, Ludwig retreats into a fantasy world. He builds fairytale castles and ultimately loses his already-fragile grip on his sanity
Oedipus Rex by Pier Paolo Pasolini( Visual )

14 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A dark and riveting retelling of the classic Greek tragedy. Set in Morocco, the film is a visual wonder of desert landscapes and powerful Moorish architecture."
Riso amaro Bitter rice( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in Italian and held by 266 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
Edipo re by Pier Paolo Pasolini( Visual )

24 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sophocles' play, with added prologue and epilogue set in modern times, is extended into the present and points out that the motives of the ancient tragedy still exist today
Dark eyes( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in Italian and English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 19th century Italy, a middle-aged husband is torn between his love for a young Russian woman and his loyalty to his tolerant wife and family. Years later he tells his story to a fellow passenger on an ocean liner
Gruppo di famiglia in un interno by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

18 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About a lonely art collector who lives in Rome and how his life is changed when the wife of a rightist industrialist, Marchesa Bianca Brumonti, her gigolo Konrad, her precocious daughter and her daughter's boyfriend Stefano end up renting the upper portion of his luxurious apartment. He gets involved in the affairs of complete strangers much against his will and ends up being even lonelier than before
Riso amaro by Giuseppe De Santis( Visual )

32 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 99 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
Gold of Naples( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in Italian and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of plays featuring Toto as a little clown imposed on by a bullying racketeer, Silvana Mangano as a prostitute, Sophia Loren in her celebrated comic turn as a pizza seller, and Vittorio De Sica himself as a gambler
The '50s pop revival( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conversation piece by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and French and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired professor living a solitary life in a luxurious Roman palazzo is confronted by a vulgar Italian marchesa and her clique. He is strong-armed into renting them an apartment on the top floor of his home and his quiet routine is turned into chaos
Lo scopone scientifico = L'argent de la vieille by Luigi Comencini( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in Italian and French and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une vieille milliardaire américaine, passionnée de jeux de cartes, défie un couple de chiffonniers
La grande guerra by Mario Monicelli( Visual )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during WW1, the two protagonists are cowards whose main concern is to survive at all costs
L'oro di Napoli by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in Italian and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of vignettes celebrating various aspects of Neapolitan life, including Toto as a clown imposed upon by a bullying racketeer, Silvana Mangano as a prostitute, Sophia Loren in her celebrated comic turn as a pizza seller, and Vittorio De Sica himself as a gambler
The witches Le streghe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of five short films each starring Silvana Mangano
Morte a Venezia = rt à Venise by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

14 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in Italian and English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A laserdisc version of the film presented in its original widescreen format. A German musician on holiday in Venice becomes fascinated with a boy of 14 years and decides to stay in Venice despite the spread of a sudden epidemic
 
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Alternative Names
Mangano, Silvana

Silvana Mangano actrice italienne

Silvana Mangano aktorka włoska

Silvana Mangano Italiaans acteur

Silvana Mangano Italian actress

Silvana Mangano italienische Schauspielerin

Silvana Mangano italiensk skådespelare

Silvana Mangano italiensk skodespelar

Silvana Mangano italiensk skuespiller

Silvana Manganová

Silvana Manganu

Мангано, Сильвана

Сільвана Мангано

سیلوانا مانگانو بازیگر ایتالیایی

სილვანა მანგანო

シルヴァーナ・マンガーノ

西尔瓦娜·曼加诺

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UlyssesLudwigRiso amaro Bitter rice