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The divine comic : the cinema of Roberto Benigni

Author: Carlo Celli
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2001.
Series: Filmmakers series, no. 85.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Roberto Benigni gained overnight fame when his film "La Vita Bella/Life is Beautiful" won three Oscars in 1999. This study introduces Benigni's performances in film, stage and television, with an  Read more...

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Celli, Carlo, 1963-
Divine comic.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2001
(OCoLC)604065755
Named Person: Roberto Benigni; Roberto Benigni; Roberto Benigni
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carlo Celli
ISBN: 0810840006 9780810840003
OCLC Number: 45634546
Description: xiii, 175 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Biographical Summary --
Ancient Tuscan Origins --
Benigni and Dante --
Benigni's Cioni Persona, from Theater to Film --
Cioni on Film --
Berlinguer ti voglio bene/Berlinguer I Love You --
Cioni on Television --
Onda libera/Free Wave, Vita da Cioni/Cioni's Dog Life --
Later Television Appearances --
Film Apprenticeships and Cameos, 1979-1989 --
Four Cameos in 1979 --
Renzo Arbore --
Marco Ferreri: Chiedo asilo/Seeking Asylum --
Cesare Zavattini --
Citti and Echoes of Pasolini: Il minestrone --
Jim Jarmusch: Down by Law and Night on Earth --
Federico Fellini: La voce della luna/The Voice of the Moon --
Benigni's Religious Parody on Stage --
The Little Devil Meets Schopenhauer --
Benigni as Director --
Religious Parody and Tu mi turbi/You Bother Me --
Stopping Columbus with Troisi: Non ci resta che piangere/Nothing Left to Do but Cry --
From Bertolucci to Cerami --
Cioni in the City: Part 1 --
Il piccolo diavolo/The Little Devil --
Cioni in the City: Part 2 --
Johnny Stecchino --
Cioni in the City: Part 3 --
Il mostro/The Monster --
La vita e bella/Life Is Beautiful --
Homage to Chaplin --
Tackling a Fascist Past with Childhood Innocence --
Intellectuals and Riddles --
Fable versus Realism --
Interview with Roberto Benigni --
Benigni on La vita e bella/Life Is Beautiful.
Series Title: Filmmakers series, no. 85.
Other Titles: Cinema of Roberto Benigni
Responsibility: Carlo Celli.

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