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Matarazzo, Raffaello 1909-1966

Overview
Works: 54 works in 151 publications in 5 languages and 824 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Educational films  Internet videos  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Motion pictures  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Scenarist, Conceptor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Raffaello Matarazzo
I figli di nessuno( Visual )

11 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in Italian and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mountain of misfortune is heaped upon an impoverished village girl and a wealthy count who try to come together romantically despite the nasty machinations of his mother
Tormento( Visual )

12 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in Italian and English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna flees her home, where she has been victimized for years by her spineless father's mean-spirited second wife, to be with her lover, Carlo, an honest businessman yet to make his fortune. When he is accused of a murder he didn't commit, the couple's domestic tranquility is upended, and a desperate Anna must rely on her cruel stepmother to help support their child
Catene( Visual )

14 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matarazzo's breakthrough melodrama concerns the virtuous wife of a mechanic whose happy family is torn asunder when a former flame reenters her life by chance and pursues her relentlessly
L'angelo bianco( Visual )

11 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The torment isn't over for the couple from Nobody's children: in this imensely satisfying, almost surreal sequel, the ship of sorrow sails on, this time with a plot that includes a boat accident, a doppelgänger, a prison riot, and so much more
Raffaello Matarazzo's runaway melodramas( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in Italian and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects four neorealist dramas by Italian director Raffaello Matarazzo starring film icons Amedeo Nazzari and Yvonne Sanson in complex plots involving splintered love affairs and broken homes
Una mujer entre los brazos : comedia en cuatro actos, el primero dividido en dos cuadros by Raffaello Matarazzo( Book )

4 editions published in 1956 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verdi : the king of melody by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paints a romantic picture of Giuseppe Verdi's struggle for success, his loves and his musical triumph over the forces of political domination. Includes excerpts from various operas
Torna!( Visual )

8 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'eredità di un cantiere funestata da debiti e ipoteche mette a confronto tre cugini: Roberto, integerrimo lavoratore, Susanna, bella e appassionata, Giacomo, un poco di buono che divide tra il gioco e le donne. Il felice matrimonio tra Roberto e Susanna e la loro prosperità economica fomentano il rancore di Giacomo, che pur di vendicarsi non esita a instillare maldestramente al cugino dei dubbi sulla fedeltà della moglie e a indurlo ad affidare la figlia che non crede più sua a dei contadini. Solo un tragico incidente restituirà a Roberto la certezza della paternità consentendo il ricongiungimento con la famiglia
Malinconico autunno( Visual )

8 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in Italian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un capitano italiano sbarcato a Barcellona aiuta il piccolo Luca a uscire da una imbarazzante situazione scolastica: in questo modo ne conosce la madre e dopo aver conquistato l'affetto del bambino conquista anche l'amore della donna
Chi è senza peccato--( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il film ha per protagonista un bandito che si redime e decide di abbandonare definitivamente la strada del crimine. Per ricominciare una vita onesta, lontano dalle tentazioni della malavita, l'ex fuorilegge parte per il Canada alla ricerca di un lavoro e, nel frattempo, sposa per procura la sua innamorata. Tuttavia la strada della redenzione e della felicità si rivelerà lastricata di imprevisti e problemi e problemi che metteranno a dura prova la forza d'animo dei due innamorati. La giovane sposa dovrà affrontare molte difficoltà quando sua sorella, sedotta e abbandonata, morendo lascerà un figlio orfano
La risaia( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in Italian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tra le mondine ingaggiate per il lavoro nella sua risaia, Pietro riconosce la propria figlia, nata dalla relazione con una donna che egli ha abbandonato, dopo averla sedotta. Pietro non ha il coraggio di rivelarsi alla figlia, ma cerca di proteggerla; l'interesse ch'egli mostra per la ragazza, viene però male interpretato
Il birichino di papà( Visual )

6 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in Italian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicoletta, una ragazzina dal temperamento ribelle e dai comportamenti maschili, scappa dal collegio per smascherare i tradimenti del marito di sua sorella, ma la situazione si ricomporrà in extremis. (Mereghetti)
Nobody's children (1952) by Raffaello Matarazzo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treno popolare( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The white angel (1955) by Raffaello Matarazzo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chains (1949) by Raffaello Matarazzo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La schiava del peccato( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mara Gualtieri, a former prostitute and now dancer in a dreary nightclub, is saved from a terrible railroad accident along with a Polish girl who lost her parents in the disaster. The woman would like to keep the girl with her, but her occupation and reputation prevent her from adopting the girl. Her attempts to free herself from her current lifestyle in order to secure the adoption prove to be useless when her former lover appears
Giuseppe Verdi by Carmine Gallone( Visual )

5 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considered the greatest of all opera composers, Verdi was a zealous nationalist who wrote his music not to please critics or the aristocracy but to entertain the masses. Known for his soaring arias and unforgettable melodies, his goal was to infuse dramatic power into opera. With paintings, photos, and extensive musical excerpts, this program looks at the life and enduring works of Verdi. Opera and stage directors Gerard Mortier and Lucchino Visconti discuss his contributions to the art. Featured recordings include Luciano Pavarotti performing in Rigoletto; Sir George Solti conducting Falstaff; Herbert von Karajan conducting Messa da Requiem and Otello; and selections from Don Carlo, La Traviata, Aida, Nabucco, and Macbeth
La nave delle donne maledette( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a noble but nearly-ruined family, a girl (Isabella) gets rid of her new-born baby. It is done in secrecy, but the facts become known and the police want to arrest the woman responsible for the crime. The family is anxious to avoid a scandal that would soon be followed by financial ruin. So they manage to convince Consuelo, a poor relation, to take on her shoulders the responsibility for the baby's death. In the judgment she is condemned to 10 years of forced labor in a colony. The sentence is harsh and Consuelo is boarded with other "damned" women, in a ship destined for a distant colony. The voyage is long and anything could happen
Nobody's Children( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Nobody’s Children is the first half of an overflowing diptych of melodramas chronicling the labyrinthine misfortunes of a couple torn cruelly apart by fate (and meddling villains). When Guido (Amedeo Nazzari), a young count, falls for Luisa (Yvonne Sanson), the poor daughter of one of the miners who works at his family’s quarry, his mother and her nefarious henchman scheme epically to separate the two forever
 
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Alternative Names
Matarasso , R.

Raffaello Matarazzo cinéaste italien

Raffaello Matarazzo director de cine, guionista italiano

Raffaello Matarazzo Italiaans filmregisseur

Raffaello Matarazzo Italian filmmaker

Raffaello Matarazzo italienischer Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor

Raffaello Matarazzo regista italiano

Ραφαέλο Ματαράτζο ιταλός σκηνοθέτης

ラファエッロ・マタラッツォ

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