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Serandrei, Mario 1907-1966

Overview
Works: 88 works in 160 publications in 3 languages and 2,287 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  War films  Reviews  Film and video adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Editor, Film editor, Author of screenplay, Other, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Mario Serandrei Publications about Mario Serandrei
Publications by  Mario Serandrei Publications by Mario Serandrei
posthumous Publications by Mario Serandrei, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Mario Serandrei
Salvatore Giuliano by Francesco Rosi ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1961 and 2004 in Italian and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary-style drama chronicling the rise and fall of the title character, a real-life Mob chieftain who rose to prominence in post-WWII Sicily
Rocco e i suoi fratelli by Luchino Visconti ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1960 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The story of four poor Italian brothers and their mother who leave their country home and move to bustling Milan with hopes of improving their bitter fortune. The family is thrown into chaos when two of the brothers are torn apart by their love for the same woman and their struggles to succeed in a viciously competitive world."--Container
Ossessione by Luchino Visconti ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in Italian and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After becoming lovers, a poor mechanic and an innkeeper's wife conspire to murder her husband. The police remain suspicious, however, and continue their investigation, driving the mechanic and his lover to attempt escape
La terra trema by Luchino Visconti ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in Italian and English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sicilian villagers plot to overthrow the tyranny of wholesalers depriving them of a decent living
The mask of Satan ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman executed as a witch by the Inquisition returns from the grave to seek gruesome revenge on the descendants of those who caused her death
Il momento della verità The moment of truth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in Italian and held by 203 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
La bataille d'Alger The battle of Algiers by Gillo Pontecorvo ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in French and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film is considered one of the most influential political films in history, by Gillo Pontecorvo. Vividly re-creates a key year in the tumultuous Algerian struggle for independence from the occupying French in the 1950s. As violence escalates on both sides, children shoot soldiers at point-blank range, etc. Shot on the streets of Algiers in documentary style, the film is a case study in modern warfare, with its terrorist attacks and the brutal techniques used to combat them
Ossessione Obsession ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in Italian and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspirada en la novela de James M. Cain 'El cartero siempre llama dos veces', este filme es uno de los precursores del neorrealismo
La maschera del demonio Black Sunday ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and French and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman executed as a witch by the Inquisition returns from the grave to seek gruesome revenge on the descendants of those who caused her death
Black Sunday The mask of Satan ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A beautiful witch is put to death by the Inquisition but returns from the grave to seek revenge her clan's survivors
The leopard Il gattopardo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Italian and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounting the years of Italy's Risorgimento-when the aristocracy lost its grip and the middle classes rose and formed a democratic Italy
Senso by Luchino Visconti ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in Italian and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Italian director Luchino Visconti dishes up his usual blend of elegance and decadence in Senso. The international cast includes French film star Alida Valli as an Italian countess married to a Venetian nobelman, and English leading man Farley Granger as an Austrian military officer. The two are swept up in the Austrian empire's evacuation of Italy in 1866. Valli and Granger fall in love, but Valli ultimately realizes that the officer in interested only in her wealth and prestige, whereupon she gives him over to a firing squad
Mario Serandrei, gli scritti : un film, Giorni di gloria by Mario Serandrei ( Book )
5 editions published in 1998 in Italian and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La rabbia : un film in due parti = The anger : a film in two parts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"La Rabbia employs documentary footage (from the 1950's) and accompanying commentary to attempt to answer the existential question, Why are our lives characterized by discontent, anguish, and fear? The film is in two completely separate parts, and the directors of these respective sections, left-wing Pier Paolo Pasolini and conservative Giovanni Guareschi, offer the viewer contrasting analyses of and prescriptions for modern society."--www.imdb.com
Vaghe stelle dell'Orsa Sandra ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Italian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman journeys back to her native town to attend a ceremony dedicated to her Jewish father, who died in a concentration camp. In reality, she is seeking answers and is attempting to confront old and new ghosts, both real and imagined
Girl with a suitcase ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rich young aristocrat abandons a young woman after a brief fling with her. She traces him to his home, where the sensitive younger brother of sixteen falls in love with her. She comes to have strong feelings for him, while realizing the relationship cannot last
Estate violenta Violent summer ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1959 and 2006 in Italian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
(Ragazza con la valigia) "16-year-old Lorenzo falls in love with cabaret singer Aida, spurned by his playboy brother Marcello. Secreting the sensuous Aida in a hotel and going into debt to feed and clothe her, Lorenzo can only stand by as Aida attracts a stream of new suitors and learns the hard truth that sometimes pure love is not enough."--Container
La maschera del demonio ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1960 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Princess Asa Vajda, before being burned at the stake with her evil brother Javutich for being a witch, places an evil curse on her family. Centuries later, Dr. Kruvajan and his assistant Dr. Gorobec accidentally revive the bodies of Asa and Javutich. Asa vampirizes Kruvajan, allowing the cunning witch to begin her campaign to possess the body of her lookalike descendant Katia and kill the remaining Vajdas. Dr. Gorobec has fallen in love with Katia, but can his love alone save her?
Verdi the king of melody by Giuseppe Verdi ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A romantic portrait of Giuseppe Verdi's career failures and triumphs, his respective marriages to Margherita and Giuseppina, and the uplifting and encouragement that his music provided during the war with Austria. Includes excerpts from his operas
Pane amore e gelosia ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1954 and 2004 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marshal Antonio Carotenuto returns to his native Sorrento and finds his home now inhabited by Sofia, an attractive fishmonger. He must share a house instead with Donna Violante, a spinster unlucky in love
 
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Alternative Names
Sirandrews Mark
Sirandrews, Mark 1907-1966
Suran Mark
Suran, Mark 1907-1966
Languages
Italian (44)
English (19)
French (6)
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