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De Rita, Massimo

Overview
Works: 69 works in 155 publications in 6 languages and 1,416 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Nonfiction films  Horror films  Vampire films  Made-for-TV movies  Biographical films  Spaghetti Westerns  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Scenarist, Conceptor, Director, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Massimo De Rita
La sconosciuta by Duo na tuo lei( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Italian and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irena is a mysterious Ukrainian woman with a secret who works her way into the lives of an Italian, affluent young family. She stops at nothing to become the couple's trusted maid and beloved nanny to their fragile young daughter. But deep cracks underneath Irena's dedication soon become apparent as her horrific past and chilling obsession are revealed
The mask of Satan by Mario Bava( Visual )

28 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 368 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
Everybody's fine by Giuseppe Tornatore( Visual )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in Italian and French and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired Sicilian bureaucrat who has seen the best and the brightest - including his own five children - leave his island for success on the Italian mainland, is determined to reunite the family. He travels to Italy to surprise his children, but is forced to realize that his children are hiding a wrenching family secret
Padre Pio( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Italian and Spanish and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religious biography of Francesco Forgione, better known to Catholic believers as the modern day saint Padre Pio. The friar's intense devotion manifested itself in the appearance of the stigmata - the wounds suffered by Christ at Calvary
Compañeros( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Swedish arms dealer with a love for fast money and a trigger-happy Mexican bandit team up to kidnap a professor who holds the key to a fortune in gold. They find themselves hunted by the American army, stalked by a marijuana-crazed sadist (Jack Palance) and trapped in the middle of a revolution. Can these two enemies blast their way across Mexico together without killing each other first?"
Violent city( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a New Orleans hit man who resists joining the mob, Bronson initiates an all out war on the syndicate and its boss
The holy family Jesus, Mary and Joseph( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is one of the greatest love stories ever told. The Holy Family delves into the human side and familial relationship between Mary and Joseph, s the raise the Son of God. A love that survives the flight to Egypt, the hardships of survival in a foreign country, the task of raising and educating a young boy, and the many problems that are unwittingly provoked by Jesus becuase of who he is
Blef The con artist( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Target of an assassin: "Things aren't exactly what they seem when an ailing African leader is kidnapped"--Container
The big racket( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in Italian and English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Nico Palmieri, a tough police detective, tears apart Rome to bust a ruthless protection racket
Revolver( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kidnappers have snatched the wife of a violent prison warden (Oliver Reed) and demand the release of an inmate (Fabio Testi) as ransom. But when the warden allows his prisoner to escape, the two become trapped in a deadly conspiracy that reaches from the halls of government to the bullet-riddled city streets. Can an obsessed lawman and an escaped convict survive the forces of corruption as well as each other, or does the ultimate law of society belong to the REVOLVER?
Assassination( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The family: As a New Orleans hit man who resists joining the mob, Bronson initiates an all out war on the syndicate and its boss
Street law( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlo, a self-employed industrial engineer, is taken hostage during a bank robbery and later brutally beaten and abandoned. Carlo is determined to see his captors brought to justice, and when the police prove to be ineffective, he takes on the relentless search himself, fueled by revenge
De Gasperi : l'uomo della speranza( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nell'agosto del 1954 Alcide De Gasperi, ormai alla fine della sua parabola umana e politica, esce dalla sede romana della Democrazia Cristiana e va a trovare Lucia, la figlia suora alla quale rivela che ha lasciato definitivamente la politica attiva e che partirà per Sella per un periodo di riposo necessario alle sua precarie condizioni di salute. Arrivato a Sella, dove si ricongiunge alla famiglia, lo statista con il nipotino Giorgio va a fare una passeggiata in montagna e qui, stimolato dalle domande del ragazzo, prende a raccontare la sua vita, un viaggio nella memoria spesso anche doloroso. (Mymovies)
The heroin busters( Visual )

2 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in Multiple languages and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cold-blooded cop gone deep undercover to take down an international drug ring. When a quick on the draw agent joins on the investigation, the case takes a deadly detour
Il camorrista by Giuseppe Tornatore( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in Italian and Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En una cárcel, un recluso, llamado "Profesor" empieza a hacerse respetar desafiando a un jefe de la camorra más anciano que él. Éste organiza dentro de la cárcel los cuadros del ejército de la futura camorra reformada. Después de suplantar al viejo jefe, el Profesor, ayudado siempre desde fuera por su hermana, consigue fugarse del manicomio al que sus abogados han conseguido que le trasladen como enfermo mental
Enzo Ferrari 1898-1988 his life, his cars, his legacy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of the man who created the greatest automobile empire in history, from poverty to riches, through passion, ruthlessness and brutal character
Il cuore nel pozzo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Multiple languages and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

E' il 1945 e la seconda guerra mondiale volge al termine quando una piccola comunità istriana è sconvolta dall'arrivo dei partigiani di Tito. Il piccolo Carlo assieme a altri bambini dell'orfanotrofio di don Bruno inizia una dura marcia verso la salvezza attraverso le campagne dell'Istria fino al confine con l'Italia. Solo il coraggio di Don Bruno, della sua ssistente Anja e del reduce Ettore rende possibile questa lunga e pericolosa fuga dall'orrore dell'odio etnico e dalle foibe, verso la speranza
Cosa Nostra by Terence Young( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"L'histoire vraie de Joe Valachi, ancien lieutenant de Don Vito Genovèse, dont le témoignage permit d'établir définitivement l'existence de la mafia aux Etats-Unis
Maria, figlia del suo figlio( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in Spanish and Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un relato humano que muestra la faceta más terrenal y profunda de María, Madre de Jesús. Una mujer con las mismas ansias e incertidumbre de todas las madres y que a través de la senda del amor y de la fe, se convertirá en la Madre de Dios
La guerra è finita( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of three young Italian friends, the two men in love with the same woman, during the period 1940-1944; one of them is aligned with the fascists
 
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Alternative Names
De Rita, Max.

Rita, M. de.

Rita Massimo de

Rita, Max de.

Ryt, Max von.

Von Ryt, Max.

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