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Cecchi, Carlo 1939-

Overview
Works: 80 works in 207 publications in 4 languages and 3,612 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Musical settings  History  Anthology films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Editor, Author, Director, Performer, Narrator, Dedicatee, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Carlo Cecchi
Publications by Carlo Cecchi
Most widely held works by Carlo Cecchi
The red violin by François Girard( visu )
25 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,692 libraries worldwide
An appraiser of rare musical instruments traces the history of a blood-red violin and everyone whose lives it touched
Silk by Alessandro Baricco( visu )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 652 libraries worldwide
Herve Joncour is a married silkworm smuggler in 19th century France. He travels to Japan to collect his clandestine cargo after his original shipment was destroyed. While in Japan, he spots a beautiful Japanese woman who is the concubine of a local baron. He immediately becomes obsessed. Without speaking the same language, they communicate through letters until war intervenes. Their unrequited love persists however, and Herve's wife Helene begins to suspect something is going on with her husband
Opere by Elsa Morante( Book )
23 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in Italian and held by 255 libraries worldwide
La scorta by Ricky Tognazzi( visu )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 184 libraries worldwide
When a judge and his bodyguards are brutally murdered by the Mafia, four reluctant young cops are assigned to protect the new prosecutor where the only thing that lies ahead of them is more danger. Based on a true story
Hamam il bagno turco = The Turkish bath by Ferzan Özpetek( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in Italian and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Francesco, a succesful designer from Rome, arrives in Istanbul to despose of an inharitance left him by an Aunt he never knew. Once there he discovers that property is hamam, a traditional turkish steam bath. Mehmet, the beautiful son of the hamam's custodian, ushers Francesco into the sultry world of the baths. Enlightened and unbound, Francesco decides to remain in Istanbul and resore the hamam
Steam the Turkish bath ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in Italian and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Tired of his troubled marriage, an Italian businessman's life changes dramatically after he learns that an aunt has left him property in Istanbul. Francesco Alessandro Gassman arrives in the Turkish city hoping that he can take care of the matter swiftly and return to Italy. He is surprised to discover that the property is actually one of the last traditional hamams (old fashioned bath houses) in Turkey
The red violin Le violon rouge ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Upon unearthing a one-of-a-kind, blood red violin, appraiser Charles Morritz uncovers the spectacular journey of the long-lost masterpiece; how it changed hands and the lives of all who touched it
Miele ( visu )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Italian and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Een jonge vrouw haalt illegaal inslaapmiddelen naar Italië om terminaal zieken de kans te geven om vredig te sterven. Dan ontmoet ze iemand die niet terminaal is, maar toch niet verder wil leven
Partner by Bernardo Bertolucci( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in Italian and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Sua giornata di gloria: "Most of this film consists of a dialogue between the members of an idealistic group of Marxist rebels who plan to wage war against the Establishment. Ironically, the determined rebels seem to have no clue why they are fighting against the unnamed European country. The viewer is left to assume they are fighting for a worthy cause, though the fact is, the rebels may only be rebelling because it is fashionable to be against the existing power structures"Dan Pavlides, All Movie Guide
Racconti dimenticati by Elsa Morante( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Italian and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Recueil d'une cinquantaine de textes en prose écrits par E. Morante tout au long de sa vie et publiés dans des journaux divers. Ces récits tiennent à la fois de la fable et de l'anecdote, du réalisme et du rêve. Ils sont inédits en français
Honey ( visu )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in Italian and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Irene lives alone on the coastline outside Rome. To her father and her married lover, she's a student. In reality, she often travels to Mexico where she can legally buy a powerful barbiturate. Working under the name of Miele (Honey), her clandestine job is to help terminally-ill people to die with dignity by giving them the drug. One day she supplies a new client with a fatal dose, only to find out he's perfectly healthy but tired of life. Irene is determined not to be responsible for his death
Le violon rouge The red violin ( visu )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Upon unearthing a one-of-a-kind, blood red violin, appraiser Charles Morritz uncovers the spectacular journey of the long-lost masterpiece; how it changed hands and the lives of all who touched it
Arrivederci amore, ciao by Michele Soavi( visu )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in Italian and held by 20 libraries worldwide
"Giorgio Pellegrini, a former left-wing activist turned terrorist has fled to Central America and fought with a guerrilla movement. Fifteen years later he is fed up with living in the jungle and decides to return to Italy. What he wants is to lead a comfortable bourgeois life in his native country. Thanks to Anedda, a corrupt police inspector, and after giving away former comrades, he obtains a reduced jail sentence. Once released from prison he obsessively pursues his dream of becoming a "respectable" citizen, even if the way to it is paved with larceny, pimping, drug-dealing, rape, heist and murder."--IMDb
4 Film favorites Epic romance collection : Painted veil ; Dangerous liaisons ; Silk ; Affair of the necklace ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Silk : Herve Joncour is a married silkworm smuggler in 19th century France. He travels to Japan to collect his clandestine cargo after his original shipment was destroyed. While in Japan, he spots a beautiful Japanese woman who is the concubine of a local baron. He immediately becomes obsessed. Without speaking the same language, they communicate through letters until war intervenes. Their unrequited love persists however, and Herve's wife Helene begins to suspect something is going on with her husband. Painted veil : Set in the 1920s. A young English couple, Walter a middle class doctor and Kitty, an upper-class woman, get married for all the wrong reasons and relocate to Shanghai. Kitty falls in love with someone else. When Walter discovers her infidelity, in an act of vengeance, he accepts a job in a remote village in China that is being ravaged by a deadly epidemic. He takes his wife along and their journey brings meaning to their relationship and gives them purpose in one of the most remote and beautiful places on earth. Dangerous liaisons : A scene of lust, seduction and revenge, when a lady is scorned-- set just prior to the French revolution. Affair of the necklace : In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace
Don Perlimplin by Bruno Maderna( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in Italian and held by 17 libraries worldwide
The good Pope ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, was known for his profound spirituality as well as his extraordinary goodness all of his life. After studing theology in Bergamo and in Apollinare School (Rome), he became a priest and eventually a bishop and cardinal. When Pius XII died on October 9th, 1958, the 77 year-old Angelo went to Rome to choose a new pope. This time, however, it is he who hears gentle words of Jesus "Tu es Petrus!" ("You are Peter!") and from October 28th, 1958 until his death in 1966, led the church as Pope John XXIII
Opere by Elsa Morante( Book )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in Italian and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Luna rossa ( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 12 libraries worldwide
"Story of the long-unraveling lives of a once-powerful Mafia clan in Italy. Years of violence, neglect, and the shame of dark secrets such as incest have weakened their familial structure to the breaking point. The weight of this decay falls heaviest on the shoulders of the family's new generation faced with cleaning up the messes made years before by others"--IMBd
Opere by Elsa Morante( Book )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Amleto : nella traduzione di Cesare Garboli by William Shakespeare( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Italian and held by 9 libraries worldwide
 
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