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Di Leo, Fernando 1932-2003

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Most widely held works about Fernando Di Leo
 
Most widely held works by Fernando Di Leo
The boss by Earl Nightingale( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tourists get trapped in the middle of a mob war in Milan
The ruthless four ; Border Shootout( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ruthless four : After a lifetime of prospecting, Sam Cooper has struck gold. But he can't get it without partners, without trusting someone. The person he trusted to be his partner has betrayed him and now he must deal with a streak of bad luck as he fights off bandits, losing his horse and gun. In order to retrieve the gold, he must go back to the desert where it is hidden. Accompanied by his adopted son and some of his sinister friends, Cooper finds he still can't trust anyone to help him retrieve the gold. Border Shootout : A young rancher named Kirby Frye is appointed deputy in a small town that is being terrorized by a local gang of cattle rustlers. The aging sheriff cannot stop the gang's activities. While the sheriff is gone, Frye finds himself in charge and must find a way to deal with the outlaws
Shoot first, die later( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Italian and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desperately sought after, the tough, exciting, dramatically potent, action packed film Shoot first, die later is known as one of the most impressive Italian crime/police movies ever made. Luc Merenda gives the performance of his career as a highly regarded police detective who is taking syndicate money in exchange for departmental favors. His father, a simple man, also works for the department but on a lower rung; he isn't jealous of his son, but rather proud of him, little knowing that he's a crooked cop. A series of events leads the young detective to ask his father for a favor (he wants a certain police report that is desired by the syndicate) and it doesn't take long for the detective's father to realize his son is on the take ... which leads to numerous complications
The Italian connection( Visual )

4 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in Italian and English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a shipment of heroin disappears between Italy and New York, a small-time pimp in Milan is framed for the theft. Two professional hitmen are dispatched from New York to find him, but the real thieves want to get rid of him before the New York killers get to him to eliminate any chance of them finding out he's the wrong man. When the pimp's wife and daughter are murdered in the course of the 'manhunt, ' he swears revenge on everyone who had anything to do with it"--Internet movie database, as viewed on May 4, 2009
Wild west box( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pancho Villa: The story of the legendary Mexican bandit-revolutionary who made a successful invasion of the United States in 1916. Navajo Joe: After his village is razed by vicious outlaws, the lone survivor takes vengeance by thwarting their train heist
Live like a cop, die like a man( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in Italian and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Referenced in Tarantino's Kill Bill Vol. 2, Uomini Si Nasce Poliziotti Si Muore (Live like a cop, die like a man, 1976) opens with an insane motorcycle chase that was filmed in rush hour in downtown Rome with no permission from the local authorities. To top it off, this is one of the most violent and unconventional Italian style action films of its time. The credit goes to the director, Ruggero Deodato, best known for his infamous and censored film Canibal holocaust, and the scriptwriter Fernando Di Leo, author and director of some of the best Italian gangster films from the 70s such as Caliber 9, The boss and The Italian connection. Never before in film history have we seen such nihilistic and pathological behavior from protagonists, who in this film happen to be two policeman: Alfredo (Marc Porel) and Antonio (Ray Lovelock) members of an anti-crime squad who shoot down their assailants even before they have committed a crime
Fernando Di Leo crime collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in Italian and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fernando Di Leo was a prolific filmmaker who explored the political extremism and mafia corruption in Italy during the 1970's. Master of garish, intricately plotted, ultra-violent stories about pimps and petty gangsters, Di Leo has perfected the genre with an uncanny accuracy. Di Leo's films demonstrate the degradation of the working classes and how the mafia corrupted them. Though he slipped out of public consciousness after his death in 2003, his works have been revived and shown at the Tate Modern in London and The Venice Film Festival where Quentin Tarantino admitted that Di Leo truly inspired him to make gangster films. Contained in this box set: Naked violence (I Ragazzi del Massacro, 1969), Shoot first die later (Il Poliziotto E Marvio, 1974), and Kidnap syndicate (La Citta Sconvolta. Caccia Spietata ai Rapitori, 1975)
Fernando Di Leo crime collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in Italian and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fernando Di Leo was a prolific filmmaker who explored the political extremism and mafia corruption in Italy during the 1970's. Master of garish, intricately plotted, ultra-violent stories about pimps and petty gangsters, Di Leo has perfected the genre with an uncanny accuracy. Di Leo's films demonstrate the degradation of the working classes and how the mafia corrupted them. Though he slipped out of public consciousness after his death in 2003, his works have been revived and shown at the Tate Modern in London and The Venice Film Festival where Quentin Tarantino admitted that Di Leo truly inspired him to make gangster films. Contained in this box set is the Milieu Trilogy: Caliber 9 (Milano Calibro 9, 1972), The Italian connection (La Mala Ordina, 1972), The boss (Il Boxx, 1973). Exclusive to this box set is Rulers of the city (I Padroni della Citta, 1976)
Navajo Joe by Sergio Corbucci( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and French and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Navajo warrior seeks vengeance against the band of outlaws who massacred his village
Fernando Di Leo Crime Collection Volume 2. Shoot First, Die Later( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Shoot First, Die Later' is part of a series of films from Kino Lorber Edu. Fernando Di Leo was a prolific filmmaker who explored the political extremism and mafia corruption in Italy during the 1970's. Master of garish, intricately plotted, ultra-violent stories about pimps and petty gangsters, Di Leo has perfected the genre with an uncanny accuracy. Di Leo's films demonstrate the degradation of the working classes and how the mafia corrupted them. Though he slipped out of public consciousness after his death in 2003, his works have been revived and shown at the Tate Modern in London and The Venice Film Festival where Quentin Tarantino admitted that Di Leo truly inspired him to make gangster films. Contained in this box set: Naked Violence (I Ragazzi del Massacro, 1969), Shoot First Die Later (Il Poliziotto E Marvio, 1974), and Kidnap Syndicate (La Citta Sconvolta. Caccia Spietata ai Rapitori, 1975)
Fernando Di Leo Crime Collection Volume 2. Naked Violence( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Naked Violence' is part of a series of films from Kino Lorber Edu. Fernando Di Leo was a prolific filmmaker who explored the political extremism and mafia corruption in Italy during the 1970's. Master of garish, intricately plotted, ultra-violent stories about pimps and petty gangsters, Di Leo has perfected the genre with an uncanny accuracy. Di Leo's films demonstrate the degradation of the working classes and how the mafia corrupted them. Though he slipped out of public consciousness after his death in 2003, his works have been revived and shown at the Tate Modern in London and The Venice Film Festival where Quentin Tarantino admitted that Di Leo truly inspired him to make gangster films. Contained in this box set: Naked Violence (I Ragazzi del Massacro, 1969), Shoot First Die Later (Il Poliziotto E Marvio, 1974), and Kidnap Syndicate (La Citta Sconvolta. Caccia Spietata ai Rapitori, 1975)
Fernando Di Leo Crime Collection Volume 2. Kidnap Syndicate( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Kidnap Syndicate' is part of a series of films from Kino Lorber Edu. Fernando Di Leo was a prolific filmmaker who explored the political extremism and mafia corruption in Italy during the 1970's. Master of garish, intricately plotted, ultra-violent stories about pimps and petty gangsters, Di Leo has perfected the genre with an uncanny accuracy. Di Leo's films demonstrate the degradation of the working classes and how the mafia corrupted them. Though he slipped out of public consciousness after his death in 2003, his works have been revived and shown at the Tate Modern in London and The Venice Film Festival where Quentin Tarantino admitted that Di Leo truly inspired him to make gangster films. Contained in this box set: Naked Violence (I Ragazzi del Massacro, 1969), Shoot First Die Later (Il Poliziotto E Marvio, 1974), and Kidnap Syndicate (La Citta Sconvolta. Caccia Spietata ai Rapitori, 1975)
Westerns : 8 movie pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wanted: A newly-appointed sheriff is framed for murder, forcing him to prove his innocence and to fight for his freedom
Mister Scarface( Visual )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tony dreams of leaving the mob for good. By chance he meets Napoli, another enforcer, who's just been beaten and fired by crime boss, "Mister Scarface" Manzari. To avenge the death of Tony's father, Tony and Napoli con Mister Scarface out of a fortune
La mala ordina( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in Italian and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luca Carnali is a small-time mobster and pimp who ends up, through no fault of his own, in a web of a settlement of scores between two main men in the Mafia and is forced to fight against two killers from New York who were sent to Italy to eliminate him. The second film in a triology by Fernando Di Leo
I padroni della città( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Italian and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tony is a mob loan collector who is unsatisfied with his position in life. He constantly dreams of living it large in Brazil with his brother
Fernando di Leo crime collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in Italian and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four films by Fernando Di Leo, a prolific film maker who explored the political extremism and mafia corruption in Italy during the 1970s by showing how the mafia had debased the working class. Contained in this box set is the Milieu Trilogy: Milano calibro 9 (1972), The Italian Connection (La Mala Ordina, 1972), and The Boss (Il Boss, 1973). Exclusive in this box set is Rulers of the city (I Padroni della Città, 1976)
Caliber 9( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in Italian and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first film of a trilogy, small-time gangster Ugo Piazza has just been released from prison. He tries to convince the police, the mafia, and his one-time associate Rocco, a sadistic hoodlum who enjoys sick violence and torture, that he wants to go straight, but everyone believes he has $300,000 of stolen money hidden somewhere
Live like a cop die like a man = Uomini si nasce, poliziotti si muore( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in Italian and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antonio and Alfredo are part of a special Roman police squad and play by their own rules. They don't arrest their criminals, they kill them. They are on the hunt for Roberto Pasquini. High-powered motorcycles and helicopters add to the excitement of the chase
Fernando di Leo crime collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Small-time gangster Ugo Piazzo has just been released from prison. He tries to convince everyone that he wants to go straight, but they all know that he has $300,000 hidden somewhere
 
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Alternative Names
DiLeo, Fernando 1932-2003

Fernando Di Leo cinéaste italien

Fernando Di Leo director de cine italiano

Fernando Di Leo Italiaans filmregisseur

Fernando Di Leo Italian film director

Fernando Di Leo italienischer Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor

Leo, Fernando di 1932-2003

Lion , Fernand

Lion, Fernand 1932-2003

Lion, Fernando 1932-2003

Фернандо Ди Лео

פרננדו די לאו סופר איטלקי

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Italian (41)

English (24)

Spanish (2)

French (2)

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