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Zeffirelli, Franco

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Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( visu )
119 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 4,310 libraries worldwide
Presents the Franco Zefferelli production of Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their families, and take their lives
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
100 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 3,659 libraries worldwide
Hamlet, a prince of medieval-era Denmark, senses treachery behind his royal father's death. His mother is all too dangerously entangled in that treachery. This film portrays Shakespeare's immortal tale of high adventure and evil deeds
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( visu )
71 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,866 libraries worldwide
Petruchio is a poverty-stricken gentleman from Verona who journeys to Padua in search of a wealthy wife. There he meets Katharina, a self-willed shrew who leads Petruchio on a merry chase before he successfully circumvents her attempts to avoid marriage. After the honeymoon, Kate helps Petruchio win a wager that he has the most obedient wife. In reality, Kate has found a more effective way to dominate her mate
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
73 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,764 libraries worldwide
Puccini's bittersweet opera of high-spirited bohemians and the doomed love between Rodolfo, the idealistic poet and Mimi, the consumptive flower-maker, is a beautifully balanced series of tableaux depicting the infectious joie de vivre of youth and the tragic waste of disease and separation
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
78 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,687 libraries worldwide
Performance of Verdi's opera, telling the story of a beautiful courtesan dying from consumption, her love for a poor nobleman and the sacrifices she makes for him
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( visu )
85 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,682 libraries worldwide
A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
Tea with Mussolini by Franco Zeffirelli( visu )
37 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,352 libraries worldwide
Based in part on his autobiography, director Franco Zeffirelli's Tea with Mussolini is a story about a group of British and American travelers on an indefinite visit to Italy in 1935. Luca is a boy living in Florence whose family situation is precarious at best; his mother has run off and his father has little time for him. Fortunately, he's a welcome guest with Mary, a English woman visiting Italy to soak up European culture. Mary and her friends enjoy the cultured, creative atmosphere of life in Italy, and their initial response to the rise of fascism is to arrange a polite meeting with Mussolini to make sure he and his soldiers mean well
Jane Eyre by Franco Zeffirelli( visu )
76 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,189 libraries worldwide
Een jong meisje komt als gouvernante in een afgelegen huis, waar veel spanning en geheimzinnigheid rond de bewoners heerst
Jesus of Nazareth by William Barclay( Book )
8 editions published between 1959 and 1981 in English and held by 1,039 libraries worldwide
Brother sun, sister moon by Franco Zeffirelli( visu )
45 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,007 libraries worldwide
The story focuses on the early years of St. Francis of Assisi
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
39 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 871 libraries worldwide
Set in mythical Peking, Princess Turandot declares she will marry any man of royal blood who can solve three riddles she sets him. Failure to solve the riddles will result in execution. Prince Calaf, in spite of many entreaties not to do so, wishes to seek the hand of Turandot. Calaf solves the riddles, but gives Turandot another chance to be rid of him. Ultimately, Turandot discovers that love is the answer she needs
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
59 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 866 libraries worldwide
In order to revenge himself against Othello, Iago uses deceit to awaken in Othello a suspicion that his wife, Desdemona, has been unfaithful to him. After he kills Desdemona he learns of Iago's treachery, and then plunges a dagger into his own heart
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
33 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 657 libraries worldwide
Opera, in three acts
Antony and Cleopatra by Samuel Barber( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 606 libraries worldwide
Opera in three acts
Pagliacci a film by Ruggiero Leoncavallo( visu )
25 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 425 libraries worldwide
Opera in one prologue and two acts
Pietro Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana Pagliacci by Pietro Mascagni( visu )
16 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in Italian and English and held by 422 libraries worldwide
Pagliacci : A traveling troupe of entertainers, Canio, his wife Nedda, Peppe and Tonio, arrive in the village for an evening performance. Nedda and her lover, Silvio, a young lad from the village, plan to leave together that night. Tonio overhears the plot and tells Canio. Nedda will not identify her lover. Mad with rage and jealousy, Canio stabs her during a performance
Callas forever by Franco Zeffirelli( visu )
31 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 357 libraries worldwide
Beautifully recreates the magic, passion and artistry of the opera diva Maria Callas, known as "the voice of the century". Gives a loving tribute to what could have possibly happened at the end of Callas's life, whose death came at the age of 53. Callas was a temperamental diva. She captured all the fiery intensity of legend on and off the stage. Her tempestuous relationship with her former manager is what finally persuades her to re-launch her career, despite her fading powers
Tosca opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
6 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in Italian and held by 321 libraries worldwide
An opera in three acts about an escaped political prisoner, a prima donna, and the chief of the secret police
Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni( visu )
44 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 321 libraries worldwide
Revenant du service militaire, Torrido apprend le mariage de Lola, qu'il aimait. Il se fiance alors avec Santuzza ; mais Lola, jalouse, le reconquiert. Pour se venger d'un tel abandon, Santuzza révèle au mari de sa rivale l'infortune qui l'accable. Les deux hommes s'affrontent dans un duel qui se termine par la mort de Torrido. Santuzza s'écroule, désespérée
Antony and Cleopatra : opera in three acts by Samuel Barber( score )
8 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Corsi, Franco
Corsi, Gian Franco
Corsi, Gian Franco, 1923-
Corsi, Gian Franco 1923- Wirklicher Name
Corsi, Gianfranco.
Corsi, Gianfranco 1923-
Franco Zeffirelli
ゼッフィレッリ, フランコ
English (536)
Italian (353)
French (31)
German (30)
Spanish (20)
Multiple languages (6)
Japanese (3)
Chinese (1)
Russian (1)
Persian (1)
Turkish (1)
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