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Volonté, Gian Maria 1933-1994

Overview
Works: 299 works in 1,218 publications in 8 languages and 7,404 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Spaghetti Westerns  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  History  Crime films  Documentary films  Interviews  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Costume designer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gian Maria Volonté
For a few dollars more by Sergio Leone( Visual )

90 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Western drama in which two bounty hunters join forces to capture an outlaw gang leader. This is a mile-stone action western and a classic in every sense of the word
Fistful of dollars by Sergio Leone( Visual )

42 editions published between 1967 and 2018 in English and Italian and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A mysterious gunman (Eastwood) has just arrived in San Miguel, a grim, dusty border town where two rival bands of smugglers are terrorizing the impoverished citizens. A master of the 'quick draw', the stranger soon receives offers of employment from each gang"--Container
Le cercle rouge( Visual )

8 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in French and English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A master thief is fresh out of prison. But instead of toeing the line, he finds his steps leading back to the shadowy world of crime. He, a notorious escapee, and an alcoholic ex-cop plan a jewel heist, while being pursued by a police superintendent
Cristo si è fermato a Eboli = Christ stopped at Eboli by Francesco Rosi( Visual )

61 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the peasants, and to overcome his isolation
Indagine su un cittadino al di sopra di ogni sospetto by Elio Petri( Visual )

36 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kafkian story: a fascistoid police inspector kills his mistress, and deliberately leaves clues just to find out how big is his reputation of "a citizen above suspicion."
The Clint Eastwood collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The good, the bad and the ugly, Clint Eastwood returns as the "Man With No Name," this time teaming with two gunslingers to pursue a cache of money and letting no one, not even the warring factions of the Civil War, stand in their way
Porte aperte = Open doors by Gianni Amelio( Visual )

34 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A triple murder puts justice on trial in Fascist Palermo, Italy, 1937. An embezzler murders the boss who fired him, the clerk who replaced him, and then rapes and murders his wife
Le cercle rouge by Jean-Pierre Melville( Visual )

36 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A master thief is fresh out of prison. Instead of toeing the line he finds his steps leading back to the shadowy world of crime. He, a notorious escapee, and an alcholoic ex-cop plan a jewel heist, while being persued by a police superintendent
The Sergio Leone anthology( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Good, the bad and the ugly. A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery
El Chucho, quien sabe? = A bullet for the general by Klaus Kinski( Visual )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Mexican Revolution, a government agent is hired to kill a revolutionary army general. By doing so, he gains the loyalty of a guerilla leader named El Chuncho
Uomini contro by Francesco Rosi( Visual )

21 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the Italian/Austrian front during World War I, a disastrous Italian attack upon the Austrian positions leads to a mutiny among the decimated Italian troops"--IMDb
La classe operaia va in paradiso = La classe ouvrière va au paradis by Elio Petri( Visual )

31 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lulù, a factory worker, realizes that he is a cog in the great capitalist machine of industry, he struggles to make sense of the world around him
Sacco & Vanzetti by Giuliano Montaldo( Visual )

6 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and French and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about the 1921 Massachusetts trial and execution of two Italian-American immigrant anarchists for murder
Fistful of dollars : For a few dollars more( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fistful of dollars" : A mysterious gunman has just arrived in San Miguel, a grim and dusty border town where two rival bands of smugglers are terrorizing the impoverished citizens. A master of the "quick-draw", the stranger soon receives lucrative offers of employment from each gang. He accepts both offers, setting in motion a plan to destroy the criminals
Lucky Luciano by Francesco Rosi( Visual )

31 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[Film] about the man who started the largest international crime organization in history and the men who would stop at nothing to do him in."--External container
Sacco e Vanzetti = Sacco et Vanzetti by Giuliano Montaldo( Visual )

28 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic account of the arrest, murder trial and execution of the Italians Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti in the Boston area during the 1920's
Le cercle rouge by Jean-Pierre Melville( Visual )

14 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in French and English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-con fresh out of prison, a notorious escapee, and an alcoholic ex-cop plan a heist against impossible odds as a relentless inspector pursues them
Girl with a suitcase by Valerio Zurlini( Visual )

13 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lorenzo, who's 16 and born to a wealthy family in Parma, tries to make things right toward a showgirl, Aida, whom his older brother has mistreated. In extending kindness and standing up for her, he comes of age. But, is there anything he can do that will alter Aida's situation or her prospects?
Crónica de una muerte anunciada by Francesco Rosi( Visual )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in Spanish and German and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After marrying against her will, Angela Vicario's angry new husband returns her to her mother once he discovers she is not a virgin. Beaten by her mother, Angela is forced to name the man who deflowered her, prompting her brothers to undertake a murderous mission of revenge
The man with no name trilogy( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three "spaghetti westerns" featuring Clint Eastwood's nameless anti-hero. A fistful of dollars: Borrowing the plot of Akira Kurosawa's Yojimbo, Eastwood plays a gunfighter who comes to a small border town and offers his services to two rival gangs. For a few dollars more: Western drama in which two bounty hunters join forces to capture an outlaw gang leader. The good, the bad and the ugly: Three gunmen set out to find a hidden fortune in this tale of greed, revenge, and epic warfare
 
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Gian Maria Volontè acteur italien

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Gian Maria Volonté actor italian

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Gian Maria Volontè aktor włoski

Gian Maria Volonté attore italiano

Gian Maria Volonté Italiaans acteur

Gian Maria Volonté Italian actor

Gian Maria Volonté Italienesche Schauspiller

Gian Maria Volonté italienischer Schauspieler

Gian Maria Volontè italiensk skådespelare

Gian Maria Volonté italiensk skodespelar

Gian Maria Volonté italiensk skuespiller

Gian Maria Volonté olasz színész

Ioannes Maria Volontè

Volonte, Dzhan Marii︠a︡ 1933-

Volonte, Dzhan Marii︠a︡, 1933-1994

Volontè, Gian M.

Volontè, Gian M. 1933-1994

Volontè, Gian Maria

Volonté, Gian Maria, 1933-

Volontè, Gian-Maria 1933-1994

Volonté, Gianmaria 1933-

Volonté, Gianmaria 1933-1994

Wells, John.

Wels, John

Wels, John 1933-1994

Wels, Johnny.

Wels, Johnny 1933-1994

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