WorldCat Identities

Rossi, Franco 1919-2000

Overview
Works: 46 works in 145 publications in 7 languages and 404 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Short films  Anthology films  Filmed operas  Nonfiction films  Comedy films  Religious films  Horror films  Television mini-series  History 
Roles: Director, Editor, Author, fmd, Performer, Scribe, Restager
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Franco Rossi
The witches = Le streghe( Visual )

7 editions published between 1968 and 2018 in Italian and English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of five short films each starring Silvana Mangano
Odissea by Homer( Visual )

15 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in Italian and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il film narra il lungo viaggio che compie Ulisse, alla conclusione della guerra di Troia, per ritornare in patria. Sono narrati tutti gli episodi salienti del capolavoro omerico: l'incendio di Troia, l'incontro con la Maga Circe, la fuga da Polifemo, l'avventura con le Sirene, l'amore della dolce Nausicaa, fino allo sbarco su Itaca, all'incontro con la fedele Penelope e alla sconfitta dei Proci. Protagonisti accanto agli uomini, gli dei che intervengono direttamente nelle vicende umane, a sottolineare che un elemento di imponderabilità è in grado di sconfiggere qualunque previsione e qualunque volontà umana (LaFeltrinelli)
Il crociato in Egitto : melodramma eroico in due atti by Giacomo Meyerbeer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Italian and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armando, a Knight of Rhodes, is living in Egypt pretending to be Egyptian. He is secretly married to Palmide, the daughter of Sultan Aladino
Quo vadis by Max von Sydow( Visual )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claudius Caesar Nero is the extravagant and maniacal emperor of 63 AD Rome. Fueled by a prophecy that his reign will soon end, Nero's outrageous behavior intensifies. Meanwhile, as the Apostle Peter expands his following of Christians by preaching the word of Jesus of Nazareth, Nero's rule is threatened and Rome is thrown into a chaos of conspiracy, tragic romance and mysterious deaths
Capriccio all'italiana by Steno( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This six-story compilation was made in the 1960s by some of Italy's leading directors of the time. As the film unfolds we see a maniac (who loathes long-haired young men) kidnap the offending young men and give them all a draconian haircut ; a woman passenger who, for no apparent reason, incites her boyfriend to drive in a dangerous manner ; a troupe of live puppets put on an unusual production of Shakespeare's Othello and give it an unexpected ending ; a queen goes on an official visit to an African country and delivers a speech intended for another country ; a nanny who forbids her charges to read violent comics only to read out to them the more acceptable fairytales of Chales Perrault, so reducing th epoor children to tears ; and an obsessively jealous woman who shadows her husband for an entire day only to find out that the man had an appointment with his tailor
Bambole( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four romantic and comedic stories loosely based on Giovanni Boccaccio's The Decameron
Morte di un amico = death of a friend( Visual )

5 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in Italian and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tale is about two youthful layabouts who become pimps seeking the easy life. While one of them is a confirmed delinquent the other merely goes along for the ride, ending in tragedy
Odissea nuda di Franco Rossi by Marco Leto( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in Italian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I complessi by Dino Risi( Visual )

10 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three episodes of Italian comedy on the subject of the "complex": shyness, modesty, and uneasiness from a physical abnormality
Il seduttore( Visual )

7 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clumsy seducer of women, who used to boast of erotic adventures, ends up at the center of a complex emotional intrigue in this comedy
Die Odyssee die unglaublichen Abenteuer des Odysseus( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odysseus' List mit dem hölzernen Pferd hat den Griechen endlich Sieg und Vernichtung der Stadt Troja eingebracht. Doch der Eroberer zahlt einen hohen Preis für seine Überheblichkeit den Göttern gegenüber. Deren kollektiver Fluch verdammt ihn zu einer Odyssee über die Weltmeere, wobei er viele Gefahren zu bestehen hat. Odysseus kämpft gegen einen einäugigen Zyklopen, widersteht der Zauberin Zirze und entkommt dem verführerischen Gesang der Sirenen. Bis in die Unterwelt muss er hinabsteigen, damit die Götter sich endlich seiner erbarmen und ihn in seine Heimat Ithaka zurückkehren lassen. Hier muss er sein letztes Abenteuer bestehen. Wird er seine Nebenbuhler bei einem Wettkampf im Bogenschiessen besiegen und die Liebe seiner Frau Penelope zurückgewinnen?
Controsesso( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This trilogy of short episodes by different directors ran afoul of Italian censors for its caustic, humorous treatment of drugs and sex
Le chien et le loup (Victor) = Il randagio e il lupo by Alexsandra Vieira( )

1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amis pour la vie by Franco Rossi( Book )

4 editions published between 1956 and 1957 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odissea nuda by Franco Rossi( Book )

3 editions published in 1961 in Italian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child called Jesus by Francesco Scardamaglia( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the childhood of Jesus, with emphasis on His human nature and family relationships
Porgi l'altra guancia( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in Italian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verso la fine dell'Ottocento in un villaggio caraibico due missionari predicano il Vangelo, soprattutto aiutando, anche con i cazzotti, le loro pecorelle a difendersi dai soprusi del signorotto locale. (Mymovies)
Un niño llamado Jesus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It begins with the birth of Jesus, and follows Jesus through his early years while Sefir, an evil servant of King Herod, attempts to murder Jesus and fulfill Herod's edict that all male children born in the last three years must die
Un bambino di nome Gesù( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesús se encuentra lejos de su madre y vive emocionantes aventuras en el desierto, en donde cada prueba que confronta se transforma en un acto defé
Il novellino( Book )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Franco Rossi cinéaste italien

Franco Rossi Film director and screenwriter

Franco Rossi Italiaans filmregisseur (1919-2000)

Franco Rossi italienischer Filmregisseur und Filmproduzent

Rossi, Franco, 1919-

Φράνκο Ρόσι ιταλός σκηνοθέτης και σεναριογράφος

Франко Роси

Франко Росси

Франко Россі

פרנקו רוסי

فرانكو روسي

فرانکو روسی فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان ایتالیایی

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