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Di Venanzo, Gianni 1920-1966

Works: 88 works in 324 publications in 5 languages and 4,802 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Political films  Experimental films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Autobiographical films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Videographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Gianni Di Venanzo
8 1/2 by Federico Fellini( Visual )

39 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fellini's autobiographically-inspired film about a famous film director (Guido Anselmi) who loses his inspiration in the midst of making a film, and retreats into his memories and fantasies
L'eclisse by Michelangelo Antonioni( Visual )

33 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a young woman who leaves one lover only to drift into a relationship with another. Using the architecture of Rome as a backdrop for the couple's doomed affair, the director reaches the apotheosis of his modernist style, returning to his favorite themes: alienation and the difficulty of finding connections in an increasingly mechanized world
I soliti ignoti = Big deal on Madonna Street by Mario Monicelli( Visual )

13 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in Italian and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quatre voleurs sans envergure cherchent un gros coup. Cosimo a bien une idée, mais il est en prison. Ses complices trouvent un "pigeon", Pépé, qui accepte d'avouer le crime de Cosimo et de prendre sa place derrière les barreaux. Mais Pépé vole le plan des malfrats et forme sa propre bande
Salvatore Giuliano by Francesco Rosi( Visual )

11 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La vida del bandido Salvatore Giuliano, partidario del separatismo y controvertido héroe del pueblo siciliano. Culpable del asesinato de un carabinieri, Giuliano se oculta en la campiña de la isla donde organiza una banda de forajidos
La notte by Michelangelo Antonioni( Visual )

26 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During one evening, an author and his wife begin to explore their deteriorating marriage and the indifference that they feel towards their circle of friends
Il Grido = Outcry by Michelangelo Antonioni( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The narrative follows Aldo, a young refinery mechanic who, when faced with the sudden end of a seven-year affair with a married woman, abandons his past and embarks on an aimless quest with their young daughter in tow. His travels take him to the home of an old flame, to a filling station owned by a lonely widow on a desolate stretch of highway, and into the arms of a prostitute in an impoverished fishing community. But he can find no relief from his undying love for Irma and must return to her village
Il momento della verità = The moment of truth( Visual )

2 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in German and Italian and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[A] visceral plunge into the life of a famous torero played by real-life bullfighting legend Miguel Mateo, known as Miguelin. Charting his rise and fall with a single-minded focus on the bloody business at hand, the film is at once gritty and operatic, placing the viewer right in the thick of the ring's action, as close to death as possible. ... [T]his is a not just an electrifying drama but also a profound and moving inquiry into a violent world and it's perhaps the greatest bullfighting movie ever made."--Container
Le amiche by Michelangelo Antonioni( Visual )

11 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clelia comes from Rome to her native Turin, to set up a new fashion salon. On her first night, the woman in the next room of her hotel takes an overdose of pills. Clelia becomes involved with this woman, Rosetta, and three of her rich women friends, Momina, Nene, and Mariella
Giulietta degli spiriti by Federico Fellini( Visual )

26 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juliet is a bored, timid, frumpy and unfulfilled housewife who suspects her husband is being unfaithful. To escape the reality of her situation, she enters into a surreal fantasy world of her own by conjuring up spirits who lead her into a world of sensual pleasure. In his first colour feature film Fellini creates images that are both dazzling and hypnotic in their effect
The honey pot( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A millionaire pretends to be dying and summons three former mistresses to his bedside in Venice. He then lies back to enjoy their greedy scramble to inherit his fortune. One of them suddenly dies mysteriously, and an elaborate murder scheme unfolds
Le mani sulla città = Hands over the city by Francesco Rosi( Visual )

9 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prior to a city council election, the collapse of a building leaves a land developer and his political backers defending themselves against a scandal
Eva by Joseph Losey( Visual )

5 editions published between 1962 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tyvian Jones (Stanley Baker) es un escritor en la cima de éxito que vive en Venecia. Acaba de publicar un éxito de ventas y planean llevar su novela al cine, por lo que su vida social se mueve entre fiestas y recepciones en su honor, al mismo tiempo que es feliz al lado de su prometida Francesca (Virna Lisi). Pero un día conoce a Eva (Jeanne Moreau), una bellísima mujer que le hará perder el sentido. Eva es fría, calculadora, atrayente como un imán, cruel y vengativa en sus juegos de seducción... y Tyvian caerá en sus redes sin posibilidad de escape posible
Love in the City by Carlo Lizzani( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Italian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology film composed of six segments on the topic of love in Rome
Gli indifferenti by Alberto Moravia( Visual )

6 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in Italian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leo Merumeci, an unscrupulous opportunist, preys upon an old Roman family which has fallen on hard times
La sfida( Visual )

4 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in Italian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Vito Polara, a young and enterprising Neapolitan hood, who attempts to muscle his way into the lucrative fruit and vegetables market, a trade already firmly under the control of an established underground syndicate
Gli sbandati = Les égarés by Francesco Maselli( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in Italian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"En 1943, la comtesse Luisa, son fils Andrea, son neveu Carlo, fils d'un dirigeant fasciste et Ferrucio, un ami de la famille, quittent Milan pour la campagne et ainsi échapper aux bombardements. Contre l'avis de sa mère, Andrea accepte d'héberger des sans-abri, dont la jeune ouvrière Lucia...[Source : Jaquette]. Le premier long métrage de Maselli aborde la question des choix dans l'Italie de 1943 avec une pertinence politique qui échappe largement à la rhétorique et capte la lumière d'automne dans la plaine du Po avec un sens atmosphérique exceptionnel." (Claude RIEFFEL,, 4 mai 2016)
The honey pot = Guêpier pour trois abeilles by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cecil Fox fait croire à ses trois anciennes mîtresses qu'il est sur le point de mourir. Il pense -avec raison- que la nouvelle va les attirer auprès de lui à Venise et l'idée que ces trois femmes vont se battre entre elles et rivaliser d'amour auprès de lui l'amuse déjà" (Jacquette)
La Noche( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El retrato cotidiano de un matrimonio burgués en crisis compuesto por un novelista (Marcello Mastroianni) y su mujer (Jeanne Moreau) supuso una de los mayores éxitos de crítica y público de Antonioni
Liebe 1962( Visual )

4 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in German and Undetermined and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cronache di poveri amanti = Chronicle of poor lovers by Carlo Lizzani( Visual )

5 editions published between 1954 and 2016 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pour se rapprocher de sa fiancée, Bianca, Mario prend pension dans la Via del Corno chez le forgeron Maciste. Ayant refusé de verser de l'argent aux fascistes, Alfredo l'épicier est battu et envoyé à l'hôpital. Antifasciste notoire, Maciste est abattu et son ami Ugo arrêté. Mario tombe amoureux de la jeune épicière, Milena et rompt avec Bianca. L'idylle de Milena et Mario reste très pure et Alfredo qui a deviné leur amour, conseille à sa jeune femme de refaire sa vie lorsqu'il ne sera plus ; ce qui ne tarde guère. Mais Mario, qui milite dans les rangs rouges est emprisonné à son tour. Ce n'est qu'après s'être évadé qu'il pourra enfin rejoindre, en France, Milena." (Source :
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Canni Di Venanso

DiVenanzo, Gianni 1920-1966

Gianni Di Venanzo directeur de la photographie italien

Gianni di Venanzo Italiaans director of photography (1920-1966)

Gianni Di Venanzo Italian cinematographer

Gianni di Venanzo italienischer Kameramann

Gianni di Venanzo olasz filmoperatőr

Venanzo, G. 1920-1966

Venanzo, Gianni 1920-1966

Venanzo, Gianni Di.

Venanzo Gianni di 1920-1966

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Italian (157)

German (25)

Spanish (14)

English (8)

French (6)

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