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Cecchi Gori, Mario

Overview
Works: 205 works in 447 publications in 4 languages and 5,542 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  History  War films  Melodrama  Romance films  Biography  Interviews  Personal narratives‡vBosnian 
Roles: Producer, Author, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Mario Cecchi Gori
 
Most widely held works by Mario Cecchi Gori
Il postino The postman by Philippe Noiret Massimo Troisi( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in Italian and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mario, the postman, enlists the aid of the poet Pablo Neruda to win the heart of the beautiful Beatrice
Life is beautiful by Roberto Benigni( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in Italian and English and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film transports you to a world that even in its darkest moments, shines a light of hope and joy. A magical tale, it tells the captivating story of one man's love for his family and his ability to use the power of imagination to save them. A deeply moving, intensely funny and unforgettable masterpiece that will stay with you always. DVD
Il postino The postman by Michael Radford( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy mailman falls in love with a beautiful woman. A famous poet moves into town, he helps the mailman find words to express his love
Ciao, professore!( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in Italian and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of an upper-class teacher from conservative Northern Italy who, due to a computer error, finds himself teaching third-grade truants at a ramshackle school to the south."--Container
Lamerica by Gianni Amelio( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in Italian and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two men arrive in Albania from Italy with plans to exploit Albania's newly-begun conversion to capitalism. To provide themselves more cover, they name an Albanian, a former prisoner of war, as their company's acting "chairman". When the "chairman" disappears, the plan begins to involve unexpected elements of compassion
Mediterraneo by Gabriele Salvatores( Visual )

25 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a group of misfit Italian sailors invade a remote enemy Greek island, they soon become stranded and then ultimately forgotten by the Italian navy. The sailors quickly learn that they have invaded paradise, and that on this magical island, where enemies become friends -- anything can happen er ci da zhan qi jian ba ming yi da li jun ren dai zhu yi tou lue zi,feng ming gong zhan yi xi la xiao dao,bu liao deng lu hou de di er tian ta men de zhan jian bei zha chen le,shi ta men yu wai jie wan quan shi qu lian luo . dui zhe qun chi guan zhan zheng ku tou de jun ren er yan,dao shang you zai de sheng huo ji deng yu ren jian le yuan ,jian jian ta men wang ji jun ren de ji lu,qi jun fu yu cun min da cheng yi pian;ta men you de wei cun zhong jiao tang zuo bi hua,you de chen zui yu zi ran zhi mo,you de zhao xun dao li xiang de ai qing . dang zhan zheng jie jin wei sheng,yi sao ying guo zhan jian jiang ta men jie zai fan guo shi,na she bu xia tian tang de que tou tou qian fan xiao dao yu er jin ru yi ge quan xin de shi jie,shu bu zhi ta men zheng bu ru yi zui wei xian de jing di
Fiorile by Paolo Taviani( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Italian and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Benedetti family has been haunted by a curse for generations. On a long drive to visit their reclusive grandfather in Tuscany, Luigi Benedetti tells his children the mysterious story of their ancestors -- a tragic tale filled with forbidden love, passion, vengeance and betrayal."--Container
L'uomo delle stelle by Giuseppe Tornatore( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in Italian and English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Roman con man Joe Morelli comes to the villages of Sicily and introduces himself as the representative of Universalia Film in Rome for digging new faces in the movies in the 1950s. The applicants were assigned dialogues for "screen tests" but as most of the villagers are peasants and illiterate, they end up simply telling their personal stories on film. Amidst these hopefuls emerge the beautiful Beata who falls madly in love with Joe who was later arrested for the scam
House of cards by Michael Lessac( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a mother finds that her young daughter has withdrawn from reality, she and a well-meaning doctor struggle to come to the aid of the child. But when conventional science appears unable to reach the little girl, Ruth embarks on a journey within herself to unlock the mysteries that hold her daughter captive
Il sorpasso by Dino Risi( Visual )

13 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in Italian and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A waggish, free-wheeling bachelor and a bookish law student take a madcap trip from Rome to Tuscany. This unpredictable journey careers from slapstick to tragedy
Johnny Stecchino by Roberto Benigni( Visual )

21 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The drop-dead gorgeous wife of the notorious mafioso Johnny Toothpick discovers a naive bus driver who's a dead-ringer for her husband who is on the lam and under the gun; she schemes to switch the two men, creating one of the best comedies of the year
Sotto, sotto strapazzato da anomala passione by Lina Wertmüller( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in Italian and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oscar's wife Ester says she's in love with someone else and Oscar brawls his way up one side of the Coliseum and down the other to find out who has stolen his wife's heart
Volere volare by Maurizio Nichetti( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in Italian and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There's nothing Maurizio loves more than cartoons until he bumps into Martina, a beautiful woman who makes her living acting out bizarre sexual fantasies for off-beat clients. But when Maurizio and Martina get together, something magical happens. Romance slowly turns this shy, loving man into a cartoon character"--Slipcase
Mille bolle blu a delightful comedy about lovers, dreamers and an eclipse that changes everything( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in Italian and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bubbly nostalgic look at the motley residents of a single block in Rome eagerly awaiting a rare solar eclipse. The children see the fun and beauty of it, while the adults sense it may mean more and hope it will reveal solutions for their troubles
Opera( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young opera singer (Betty) gets her big chance when the previous star of a production of Verdi's Macbeth is run over by a car. Convinced the opera is bad luck she accepts, and becomes the target (in Argento's unmistakable style) of a psychopath - a man she has been dreaming of since childhood."--IMDb
L'armata Brancaleone( Visual )

10 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in Italian and Spanish and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brancaleone leads an inept group of Crusaders to the sea in this offbeat war comedy. The Crusaders hope to find a ship that will take them to the Holy Land to reclaim the area for Christianity
La voce della luna by Federico Fellini( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in Italian and French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The main character is certain that wells talk to him, that colonies are obsessed by echoes and that deserts are sad. His perceptions greatly increase during the time of the full moon
Iris blond( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in Italian and English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Desperate for some good news in his life, Romeo consults a tarot card reader who tells him that the woman of his dreams speaks in verse and has the name of a flower. So when after a false start, he stumbles upon the beautiful, poetry-writing Iris, Romeo is convinced that he's just come face-to-face with his destiny."--Container
My name is Tanino by Paolo Virzì( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Italian and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tanino, un giovane siciliano di vent'anni, incontra Sally, una ragazza americana in vacanza in Sicilia. I due si scambiano un bacio fugace e subito dopo Sally riparte per gli Stati Uniti, dimenticandosi la sua videocamera. Tanino, affascinato dal sogno americano e desideroso di rivedere la ragazza, decide di partire per l'America con la scusa di riportarle l'oggetto dimenticato, ma una volta arrivato
Il piccolo diavolo by Roberto Benigni( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in Italian and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 400 year old devil escapes from hell and finds a home in an Italian matron. Walter Matthau, a priest, performs an exorcism to rid the woman of the devil. The priest and the devil, who knows nothing of the current world, become friends
 
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Alternative Names
Cecchi-Gori, Mario 1920-1993

Gori, Mario Cecchi.

Gori, Mario Cecchi- 1920-1993

Mario Cecchi Gori Film producer

Mario Cecchi Gori italienischer Filmproduzent

Марио Чекки Гори

マリオ・チェッキ・ゴーリ

Languages
Italian (140)

English (12)

Spanish (4)

French (1)

Covers
L'uomo delle stelleHouse of cardsVolere volareMille bolle blu a delightful comedy about lovers, dreamers and an eclipse that changes everything