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|Also Known As:||Died:||December 16, 1989|
|Born:||April 21, 1930||Cause of Death:||heart attack during cancer surgery|
|Birth Place:||Italy||Profession:||Cast ...|
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A chronicle of the bel paese--Italy after the war (1945-48): the devastated aftermath, its deliverance from fascism, abandonment of the monarchy, and transition to a democratic republic.
In pre-war Italy, a young couple have a baby boy. The father, however, is jealous of his son - and the scene moves to antiquity, where the baby is taken into the desert to be killed. He is rescued, given the name Edipo (Oedipus), and brought up by the King and Queen of Corinth as their son. One day an oracle informs Edipo that he is destined to kill his father and marry his mother. Horrified, he flees Corinth and his supposed parents - only to get into a fight and kill an older man on the road...
A middle-aged waiter reminisces about his family and his one great love affair.
In the year 10,991 a race ensues for the discovery of a valuable spice found on a farawy planet.
Retired professor of American origin lives solitary life in luxurious palazzo in Rome He is confronted by vulgar Italian marchesa and her companions: her lover, her daughter and daughter's boyfriend and forced to rent to them an apartment on upper floor of his palazzo. From this point his quiet routine is turned into chaos by his tenants' machinations, and everybody's life is taking unexpected but inevitable turn.
An old American millionairess comes to Rome every year with her chaffeur to play a game of cards with a destitute ragman Peppino and his wife Antonia. She gives them the initial stakes and the game can begin. The rite has repeated itself over the years and each time the lady has won shattering their dream of winning a large sum off her. Actually the real good card player is Antonia and she decides to play the decisive game (with a 200.000.000 stake) together with a professional cheater. Once again however the old lady wins. It will be Cleopatra, the couple's daughter, who will take a terrible revenge on her.
Historical evocation of Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from his crowning in 1864 until his death in 1886, as a romantic hero. Fan of Richard Wagner, betrayed by him, in love with his cousin Elisabeth of Austria, abandonned by her, tormented by his homosexuality, he will little by little slip towards madness.
An adaptation of nine stories from Bocaccio's "Decameron": A young Sicilian is swindled twice, but ends up rich; a man poses as a deaf-mute in a convent of curious nuns; a woman must hide her lover when her husband comes home early; a scoundrel fools a priest on his deathbed; three brothers take revenge on their sister's lover; a young girl sleeps on the roof to meet her boyfriend at night; a group of painters wait for inspiration; a crafty priest attempts to seduce his friend's wife; and two friends make a pact to find out what happen= s after death. Pasolini is up to his old tricks satirizing the Church, and throwing in liberal doses of life and love.
An aging author on vacation becomes obsessed with a young aristocrat.
The various members of a middle-class Milanese household are deeply affected by the arrival, and eventual departure, of a stranger.
This Dino De Laurentiis production from 1965 is actually an anthology of five different directors'' work, each telling their own stories about witches. The five stories are "The Witch Burned Alive," "Civic Sense," "The Earth As Seen From The Moon," "The Girl From Sicily," and "A Night Like Any Other."
Sei persone sono sullo stesso treno, in viaggio dall'Italia verso Montecarlo. Alcuni vorrebbero giocare (e vincere) al Casinò, altri stanno portando un cagnolino ad una anziana e ricca signora per ottenere una ricompensa, un altro sta raggiungendo la moglie in vacanza. Ma la vecchia donna viene uccisa e, per paura e per goffaggine, tutti si ritrovano sospettati dell'omicidio.
A thief is pardoned so Jesus can be crucified in his place.
Two reluctant Italian army draftees try to avoid going to the battle front during World War II. When they are sent into town for supplies they scam a way to spend the night partying and falling in love. The next morning, they wake up to find that their whole battalion has been killed. It changes t
Epic tale of a Russian soldier who gets involved with a Cossack rebel, saving his life. Soon, that Cossack overthrows the Empress and becomes the self-appointed tsar, Peter III.
A sultry dancer is torn between two men--one a wealthy nobleman who is enamored of her and wishes to help her rise to the top and the other a sleazy, macho type who tries to convince her to bilk the richer man out of his money.
Epic tale of Ulysses' travels and his return home to Ithaca to be reunited with his wife who has long thought him dead.
A clown, a pizza chef, a gambler and a lady of the evening enliven six stories of Neapolitan life.
A runaway thief joins a group of women picking rice.
Returning home after a night of love spent in a woodman's hut with Orsola (Luisa Rossi), Pietro (Vittorio Gassman) is arrested by the police for a crime he did not committ. His mother (Olga Solbelli) and youngest sister, Rosari (Laura Cortese), go to Orsola begging her to provide Pietro with the alibi that will clear him. But Rocco (Amedeo), Orsola's brother, dreading a family scandal, constrains Orsola to silence. Condemned despite his innocence, Pietro escapes from prison, but the police track him down and kill him, and his mother, before the eyes of Rosaria. Years pass, and one day Rocco stumbles upon a half-frozen young woman lying in the snow. He takes her home and confides her to the care of Orsola. Later, yielding to the pleas of Orsola, Rocco and Rocco's son, Salvatore (Jacques Sernas), the girl stays on in the house, and Salvatore falls in love with the beautiful stranger, who is careful to keep the family members from learning she is Rosaria (Silvana Mangano), the grown up sister of Pietro seeking revenge for the deaths of her brother and mother.
BG43214 ( 2007-08-03 )
Source: the movie "ANNA"...........
If you look closely, and don't blink, you will see a very young Sophia Loren in Mangano's film, "Anna"..it's the scene right after Silvana has done her nightclub number; Sophia is seen with a white wig and very short white costume & has a line or two.....
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