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    Il postino = Le facteur = The postman /
    Facteur | Postman | Postino di Neruda Catalog Record Only
    In 1952, Mario, the unemployed son of an Italian fisherman, sees in a newsreel that the exiled Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, is to live on their island. Impressed by the number of women mobbing his train, Mario secures the job of Neruda's personal postman. They eventually become friends. Mario is smitten by Beatrice, the local bar owner's niece, and tries to enlist Neruda as ...
    • Date: 1996
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    The best of youth.
    Best youth Catalog Record Only
    As Italy explodes in an era of social unrest, a single ill-fated incident sends the lives of equally idealistic brothers Nicola and Matteo Carati careening in opposite directions. Divided by politics but bonded by blood, the next 40 years will find the brothers' divergent paths intersecting through some of the most tumultuous events in recent history.
    • Date: 2005
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    Nuovo Cinema Paradiso / Catalog Record Only PA495-766 PA495-747 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Cristaldifilm & les Films Ariane. DCR 1988; PUB17Nov88; REG 18Jul90; PA495-766. Minor change version: [English subtitled version] -- United States: Miramax, 1990. Copyright for minor change version: Cristaldifilm & les Films Ariane. NM: English subtitles for original motion picture. DCR 1990; PUB 2Feb90; REG 24Sep90; PA495-747. Title from New York times: Cinema Paradiso. Director of photography, Blasco Giurato ...
    • Date: 1989
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    Il relitto = The wastrel /
    Wastrel Catalog Record Only
    A wealthy alcoholic living in the West Indies, quarrels with his wife and leaves the cocktail party he is hosting to board his speedboat with his 10-year-old son, Cam. The boat explodes, and as the two cling to debris, Duncan reviews his past.
    • Date: 1960
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    Diavolo in corpo = Devil in the flesh / Catalog Record Only PA456-420 PA456-421 (English language subtitled version) U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: LP Films. DCR 1986; PUB 24Apr86; REG 27Dec89; PA456-420. Minor change version: [English language subtitled version] / subtitles by Helen Eisenman. -- United States : Orion Classics, 1987. Copyright for minor change version: Orion Pictures Corporation. DCR 1987; PUB 29May87; REG 27Dec89; PA456-421. LC holds the U.S. release copy of the English language subtitled ...
    • Date: 1986
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    Ladri di biciclette Catalog Record Only In post-World War II Rome, Antonio is desperate for work to support his family. He is offered a job he can't accept because it requires a bicycle. His wife pawns her fine bedsheets, which bring enough to redeem Antonio's bicycle. On his first day of work, the bicycle is stolen. The police tell Antonio there is little they can do, so he and his ...
    • Contributor: De Sica, Vittorio - Amato, Giuseppe - Zavattini, Cesare - Biancoli, Oreste - Cecchi D'amico, Suso - Franci, Adolfo - Gherardi, Gherardo - Maggiorani, Lamberto - Staiola, Enzo - Carell, Lianella ... De Sica, Vittorio - Amato, Giuseppe - Zavattini, Cesare - Biancoli, Oreste - Cecchi D'amico, Suso - Franci, Adolfo - Gherardi, Gherardo - Maggiorani, Lamberto - Staiola, Enzo - Carell, Lianella - Saltamerenda, Gino - Antonucci, Vittorio - Chiari, Giulio - Produzioni De Sica S.A. - Ente Nazionale Industrie Cinematografiche - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1948
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    Falstaff / Catalog Record Only PA625-557 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Unitel. Appl. au.: production, Unitel, Munich. NM: audiovisual recording of preexisting opera. DCR 1985; PUB 13Dec85; REG 3Aug93; PA625-557. Copyright notice on data sheet: Educational Broadcasting Corporation ; 1985. 1/2 in. viewing copy formerly listed under title Great performances. No. 1213, Falstaff in M/B/RS Acquisition files (LC Off-Air Taping file). Condutor, Sir George Solti. Gabriel Bacquier, Richard Stilwell, Max-Rene ...
    • Date: 1985
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    La Dolce vita / Catalog Record Only A celebrity journalist is drawn into the decadent life of contemporary Rome.
    • Date: 1960
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    Tutto a posto e niente in ordine = All screwed up / Catalog Record Only A drama set in Italy about some Southern Italians seeking their roots and how they move to Northern Italy hoping to gain their identity.
    • Date: 1974
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    I'm not scared / Catalog Record Only While playing outside one day, nine-year-old Michele discovers Filippo, who is chained to the ground at the bottom of a hole. Michele witnesses town baddie Felice nearby and suspects something bad is happening. Michele is unsure whom he should tell about his discovery, eventually spilling the beans to his closest friend. Michele's parents learn of his discovery and warn him to forget whatever he ...
    • Date: 2004
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    Un'Avventura di Salvator Rosa / Catalog Record Only An historical romance built around the gallant figure of the Neapolitan painter and revolutionary of the 17th century, a masked knight who aids poor people at the expense of the rich. He has two love affairs, one with a duchess to win victory for the poor, and the other with a voluptuous peasant woman.
    • Date: 1940
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    La Cenerentola /
    Cinderella Catalog Record Only
    This 1817 version of the children's classic substitutes broad humor for the tale's traditional fantasy elements.
    • Date: 1989
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    [The wastrel--trailers] /
    Relitto--trailers Catalog Record Only
    Copyright: no reg. Van Heflin, Ellie Lambetti, Franco Fabrizi. Sources used: American Film Institute catalog, feature films, 1961-1970, F6.5449; Variety film reviews, 5-16-61; LCCN 97-514151. Received: 1982-02-02; viewing print, dupe neg pic and neg track; gift, ATM 133; AFI/Triangle Laboratories Estate Collection.
    • Date: 1960
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    Melissa P. /
    Diary of Melissa P. | Hundred strokes of the brush Catalog Record Only
    An adolescent girl, living with her mother and her grandmother, will have her first sexual experiences in a heavy and excessive way.
    • Date: 2005
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    Salo, or the 120 days of Sodom /
    Salo, or the one hundred and twenty days of Sodom Catalog Record Only
    PA1-029-061 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: United Artists Corporation. Appl. au.: Produzioni Europee Associate S.A.S. (PEA), Les Productions Artistes Associes. NM: additional text, narrative, music, audio, visual and other dramtic and cinematographic material. DCR 1975; PUB 1Mar76; REG 7Sep99; PA1-029-061. Editor, Nino Baragli ; music, Ennio Morricone ; director of photography, Tonino Delli Colli. Paolo Bonacelli, Giorgio Cataldi, Uberto P. Quintavalle. In Italian with English ...
    • Date: 1999
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    The bicycle thief Catalog Record Only In post-World War II Rome, Antonio is desperate for work to support his family. He is offered a job he can't accept because it requires a bicycle. His wife pawns her fine bedsheets, which bring enough to redeem Antonio's bicycle. On his first day of work, the bicycle is stolen. The police tell Antonio there is little they can do, so he and his ...
    • Contributor: De Sica, Vittorio - Amato, Giuseppe - Zavattini, Cesare - Biancoli, Oreste - Cecchi D'amico, Suso - Franci, Adolfo - Gherardi, Gherardo - Maggiorani, Lamberto - Staiola, Enzo - Carell, Lianella ... De Sica, Vittorio - Amato, Giuseppe - Zavattini, Cesare - Biancoli, Oreste - Cecchi D'amico, Suso - Franci, Adolfo - Gherardi, Gherardo - Maggiorani, Lamberto - Staiola, Enzo - Carell, Lianella - Saltamerenda, Gino - Antonucci, Vittorio - Chiari, Giulio - Produzioni De Sica S.A. - Mayer-Burstyn - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1949
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    The best of youth.
    Meglio giovent├╣ atto secondo Catalog Record Only
    As Italy explodes in an era of social unrest, a single ill-fated incident sends the lives of equally idealistic brothers Nicola and Matteo Carati careening in opposite directions. Divided by politics but bonded by blood, the next 40 years will find the brothers' divergent paths intersecting through some of the most tumultuous events in recent history.
    • Date: 2005
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    Lezioni di volo /
    Flying lessons Catalog Record Only
    Chicken and Curry are two schoolmates whose nicknames refer to the fact that they are always together. After failing their high school finals, they try to deflect the wrath of their families by claiming that Curry (an adopted Indian boy) is suffering from an identity crisis and needs to go to India (in the company of his inseparable friend) to discover his roots. The ...
    • Date: 2007
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    Storia di ragazzi e di ragazze = The Story of boys and girls / Catalog Record Only PA546-501 U.S. Copyright Office Minor change version: [English language subtitled version]. -- United States : Aries Film Releasing, L.P., 1991. Copyright for minor change version: DUEA Film, S.R.L., & Unione Cinematografica, S.R.L. (employers for hire). Prev.: Italian version prev. pub. 1989. NM: "English subtitles." DCR 1989; PUB 23Aug91; REG 25Nov91; PA546-501. Story by Pupi Avati ; editing, Amedeo Salfa ; music, Riz Ortolani ; ...
    • Date: 1989
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    Una storia moderna--l'ape regina = Le lit conjugal = The Conjugal bed--in a modern fable of the queen bee / Catalog Record Only PA578-801 (English language subtitled version) PA578-798 (English language dubbed version) U.S. Copyright Office Minor change version: [English language subtitled version]. -- United States : Embassy Pictures Corp., 1963. Copyright for minor change version: Embassy Pictures Corp. [DCR and REG unknown] PUB 16Sep63; PA578-801. Minor change version: [English language dubbed version]. -- United States : Embassy Pictures Corp., 1963. Copyright for minor change version: Embassy ...
    • Date: 1963
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    La tigre e la neve / Catalog Record Only Soon after the start of hostilities in Iraq, Rome-based, love-struck poet and lecturer Attilio heads to Baghdad when he learns from his friend, an Iraqi poet, that the woman he loves has been critically injured in a bomb explosion. Attilio does everything in his power to save her, risking his own life amidst the chaos of war.
    • Date: 2005
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    Otello / Catalog Record Only Otello, a Moor appointed governor of Cyprus on behalf of the 15th century Venetian Republic, loves and is loved by his young bride, Desdemona. Soon, however, he is deceived by the evil Iago, his ensign, into believing that Desdemona is unfaithful to him. Otello's jealousy overwhelms him and he murders Desdemona. Upon learning the truth, he kills Iago and himself.
    • Date: 1986
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    The bicycle thief
    Bicycle thieves Catalog Record Only
    In post-World War II Rome, Antonio is desperate for work to support his family. He is offered a job he can't accept because it requires a bicycle. His wife pawns her fine bedsheets, which bring enough to redeem Antonio's bicycle. On his first day of work, the bicycle is stolen. The police tell Antonio there is little they can do, so he and his ...
    • Contributor: De Sica, Vittorio - Amato, Giuseppe - Zavattini, Cesare - Biancoli, Oreste - Cecchi D'amico, Suso - Franci, Adolfo - Gherardi, Gherardo - Maggiorani, Lamberto - Staiola, Enzo - Carell, Lianella ... De Sica, Vittorio - Amato, Giuseppe - Zavattini, Cesare - Biancoli, Oreste - Cecchi D'amico, Suso - Franci, Adolfo - Gherardi, Gherardo - Maggiorani, Lamberto - Staiola, Enzo - Carell, Lianella - Saltamerenda, Gino - Antonucci, Vittorio - Chiari, Giulio - Produzioni De Sica S.A. - Image Entertainment (Firm) - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1998
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    Mediterraneo / Catalog Record Only In 1941, a small group of misfit Italian soldiers is sent to a tiny Greek island in the Agean for four months of lookout duty. Their relief ship is torpedoed and their radio destroyed. As they lose all touch with the world outside, they are absorbed into the life of the idyllic island.
    • Date: 1991
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    La cenerentola /
    Cenerentola by Gioacchino Rossini Catalog Record Only
    Comic opera in two acts. A filmed performance of Rossini's La Cenerentola, a witty and vivacious adaptation of the Cinderella story. The story is the familiar fairy tale but with the fairy element left out. In place of the fairy godmother is Alidoro, a philosophic person and friend of the Prince. The glass slipper is replaced in the opera with a pair of bracelets. ...
    • Date: 1984