Knowledge Identifier: +Luchino_Visconti
Giuseppe De Santis - In 1942, De Santis collaborated on the script for "Ossessione", Luchino Visconti's debut film, which is usually considered one of the first neo-realist films
During the years 1946-1960 he directed many performances of the Rina Morelli-Paolo Stoppa Company with actor Vittorio Gassman as well as many celebrated productions of operas.
In 1948, he wrote and directed La terra trema, based on the novel I Malavoglia by Giovanni Verga.
Visconti's love of opera is evident in the 1954 Senso, where the beginning of the film shows scenes from the fourth act of Il trovatore, which were filmed at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice .
La Strada - When the 1954 Venice Film Festival jury *awarded "La Strada" the Silver Lion while ignoring Luchino Visconti's "Senso", a physical brawl broke out when Visconti's assistant Franco Zeffirelli started blowing a whistle during Fellini's acceptance speech, only to be attacked by Moraldo Rossi
Annie Girardot - In 1956 she was *awarded the Prix Suzanne Bianchetti as best up-and-coming young actress, but only with Luchino Visconti's epic "Rocco e i suoi fratelli" , she was able to draw the public's attention to her
A significant 1958 Royal Opera House production of Verdi's five-act Italian version of Don Carlos followed, along with a Macbeth in Spoleto in 1958 and a famous black-and-white Il trovatore with scenery and costumes by Filippo Sanjust at Covent Garden in 1964.
Fedora Barbieri - Altogether, she gave 96 performances of 11 operas in that house, and sang Eboli in the famous Luchino Visconti production of the Verdi opera for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden's centenary in 1958
Alessandra Panaro - Panaro is best known for her films in the early 1960s notably Luchino Visconti's crime drama "Rocco e i suoi fratelli" in 1960
Ida Galli - One of her significant roles was the part of Carolina in Luchino Visconti's 1963 film adaptation of the novel "Il Gattopardo"
Charlotte Rampling - In 1969, in Luchino Visconti's "The Damned" , she played a young wife sent to a Nazi concentration camp
Marisa Berenson - Eventually she was cast in several prominent film roles, including Gustav von Aschenbach's wife in Luchino Visconti's 1971 film "Death in Venice", the Jewish department store heiress Natalia Landauer in the 1972 film "Cabaret", for which she received some acclaim , and the tragic beauty Lady Lyndon in the Stanley Kubrick film "Barry Lyndon"
He died in Rome of a stroke at age 69.
Tinto Brass - Brass' films in the 1980s and early 1990s had mainly been adaptations of famous literary works usually in the erotic genre, namely "The Key" , "The Mistress of the Inn" , the novel "Le lettere da Capri" by Mario Soldati , the novel "Snack Bar Budapest" by Marco Lodoli and Silvia Bre , "Fanny Hill" , and the novel "L'uomo che guarda" by Alberto Moravia , while 2002 film "Senso '45" is an adaptation of "Senso", previously filmed by Luchino Visconti
Ivo van Hove - Since 2001, he has worked at the Toneelgroep Amsterdam, where he has directed "Angels in America" by Tony Kushner, the marathon performance of "Romeinse Tragedies" , "Opening Night" by John Cassavetes, "Rocco and his brothers" by Luchino Visconti, and "Teorema" , "Antonioni-project" in tribute to Michelangelo Antonioni, "Kreten en gefluister" by Ingmar Bergman, "La voix humaine " by Jean Cocteau, "Zomertrilogie" in tribute to Carlo Goldoni, and "Kinderen van de Zon" by Gorki for Toneelgroep Amsterd