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Rizzoli Films

Overview
Works: 73 works in 177 publications in 4 languages and 3,046 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Horror films  History  Slasher films  Fiction  Romance films  Film noir  Historical films 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997,
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Rizzoli Films
Publications by Rizzoli Films
Most widely held works by Rizzoli Films
Giulietta degli spiriti by Federico Fellini( visu )
19 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in Italian and English and held by 916 libraries worldwide
Fantasy thoughts and temptations of a middle aged woman who believes her wealthy husband is unfaithful to her
Madame de-- by Max Ophuls( visu )
16 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in French and held by 720 libraries worldwide
A spoiled socialite married to a general flirts with an amorous diplomat. As the affair escalates, the glittering shallowness of their priveileged existence plunges into disaster, as all three risk everything for love and honor
Umberto D by Vittorio De Sica( visu )
10 editions published between 1952 and 2003 in Italian and held by 273 libraries worldwide
A retired civil servant struggles to live on a meager pension. Evicted from his boarding house, Umberto maintains his diginity, in isolation except for the priceless companionship of his dog
Deep red by Dario Argento( visu )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 253 libraries worldwide
A psychic who can read minds picks up the thoughts of a murderer in the audience and soon becomes a victim. An English pianist gets involved in solving the murders, but finds many of his avenues of inquiry cut off by new murders, and he begins to wonder how the murderer can track his movements so closely
Que la bête meure by Claude Chabrol( visu )
5 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in French and held by 198 libraries worldwide
A story of revenge in which Charles sets out to hunt down the driver of the car that killed his son in a hit-and-run accident. His quarry turns out to be one of Chabrol's bourgeois savages whose son would also like to be rid of him. Ultimately the story can be viewed in different ways. As a classical revenge story it recalls the fatalistic cinema of Fritz Lang (Rancho Notorious, The Big Heat). Alternatively as a story of guilt and redemption it is more in line with Hitchcock's morally ambiguous "transference of guilt" dramas such as I Confess. Finally the cool deliberation in portrayal of the monstrous Paul and the encouragement of our complicity with the tragically flawed Charles is Lang and Hitchcock plus Chabrol
L'innocente by Luchino Visconti( visu )
11 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 107 libraries worldwide
A sensual epic of an aristocrat's marriage and mistress
Passione d'amore Passion of love by Ettore Scola( visu )
7 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in Italian and held by 79 libraries worldwide
In Italy in 1862, a young cavalry captain is transferred far from his mistress. At his new post, the captain meets an incredibly ugly woman who falls madly in love with him
La Bonne année by Claude Lelouch( visu )
7 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 68 libraries worldwide
A comedy about two men who plan a jewel heist at Van Cleef and Arpels, but fate may have other plans for them as unexpected problems start accuring
Toute une vie by Claude Lelouch( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in French and held by 52 libraries worldwide
An intricately constructed film spanning three generations, with Marthe Keller as the mother, daughter, and granddaughter in intertwining stories covering the history of the twentieth century, and the history of cinema and its place in the life of the century. Filmed entirely with hand-held camera, it includes an opening sequence of silent film (with musical accompaniment) and ends with a "film within a film."
In the name of the Pope King In nome del Papa Re ( visu )
4 editions published between 1977 and 1991 in Italian and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Comédie dramatique située à Rome en 1867 au moment où un mouvement révolutionnaire contestait le pouvoir temporel du pape. Un évêque doit protéger un jeune terroriste qu'il découvre être son fils né d'une brève liaison vingt ans auparavant. Récit inspiré d'un incident vingt ans auparavant. Récit inspiré d'un incident historique. Avec Nino Manfredi, Carlo Bagno, Carmen Scarpitta, Danilo Matei, Salvo Randone
Don Camillo and, The return of Don Camillo ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 41 libraries worldwide
The return of Don Camillo: Don Camillo and Peppone once fought alongside one another, against the Fascists. Now, in their unnamed Po Valley town, priest Don Camillo and local Communist Mayor Peppone fight each other. Because of his bad behavior, Don Camillo is sent to a remote parish in the mountains. Soon, however, all the villagers--Peppone included--realize that the priest is indispensable, and they demand his return. Don Camillo returns to work side by side with Mayor, as a flood wreaks havoc in the village
Lovers and liars The driver's seat ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
The driver's seat: Lise is a woman who finds her life spinning away from her. Forced to take a break from her job, the increasingly distraught woman travels to Rome in search of love -- however, in a chilling turn, Lise's idea of romance is finding a man who is willing to kill her
L'important c'est d'aimer by Andrzej Żuławski( visu )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in French and held by 23 libraries worldwide
"Un jeune photographe reporter Servais Mont rencontre sur un plateau de tournage Nadine Chevalier, une actrice ratée contrainte, pour survivre, de tourner dans des films pornographiques. Immédiatement séduit, Servais Mont se rend chez elle pour faire une série de photos. La jeune femme est mariée à Jacques, un être fragile, à la fois drôle et amer, qui fuit les réalités de la vie. Très attirés l'un vers l'autre, Nadine et Servais se revoient. Ce dernier décide d'aider Nadine à son insu. Il veut commanditer une pièce de théâtre dans laquelle elle aura enfin un rôle digne de son talent..."--[allociné.fr]
Si può fare ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 19 libraries worldwide
"Nello (Claudio Bisio) is an out of work former trade unionist who has been sent to run a cooperative of mental patients who were released from Italy's psychiatric hospitals when the government closed the hospitals down under the 1980's Basaglia Law. Nello doesn't like the over medicated clients way of life at the cooperative and he seeks to find a more beneficial life for them and possibly learn a profession to suit their capabilities."--Http://www.imdb.com
The driver's seat ( visu )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
A deranged, psychotic spinster embarks on a series of chilling adventures as she seeks to keep a date with a mystery lover
Beat the devil by John Huston( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Spoof of caper movies in the vein of The Maltese falcon and Key Largo about of bunch of misfits scrambling after some uranium
Amici miei by Mario Monicelli( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in Italian and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Amusing story of a group of friends who like to laugh and joke and sometimes do the crazy things they did in their youth
Fantozzi ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in Italian and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Depicts the misadventures of a modest accountant, unlucky in love and life, whose victimization at the hands of others has earned him a cult following in Italy
Il deserto rosso by Michelangelo Antonioni( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in Italian and held by 13 libraries worldwide
A masterpiece of color cinematography, RED DESERT uses its carefully rendered color scheme to heighten the emotional impact of Michelangelo Antonioni's portrayal of the alienating effect of the modern world on one woman. Giuliana (an atypically brunette Monica Vitti in a marvelous performance) lives in the northern Italian town of Ravenna with her husband, Ugo (Carlo Chionetti), a factory engineer who fails to appreciate the depth of her despair, and with her young son, Valerio (Valerio Bartoleschi), upon whom she dotes. The city's grim industrial landscape weighs heavily on Giuliana. Corrado (Richard Harris), who has come to recruit workers for a South American project, is attracted to her and understands her depression, realizing that the auto accident ostensibly responsible for her malaise was really a suicide attempt. Giuliana's struggle to come to terms with her environment is not easily resolved. -- TVGuide.com
Il prefetto di ferro ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
I am the law: An iron-fisted judge is sent to pre-World War II Sicily to end the stranglehold of the Mafia on the peasants. A mother is desparate to protect her young son from the mob. Based on a real life incident in the life of a judge who rose through the ranks of the Italian judicial system through his tough and unorthodox methods
 
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Rizzoli Film (Firm)
Languages
Italian (59)
French (36)
English (18)
German (1)
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