|Three Forbidden Stories
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Three Forbidden Stories (Italian : Tre storie proibite) is a 1952 Italian drama film directed by Augusto Genina. It is loosely based on the same real events that inspired Giuseppe De Santis' Rome 11:00 .
Renata Tebaldi was an Italian lirico-spinto soprano popular in the post-war period, and especially prominent as one of the stars of La Scala, San Carlo and, especially, the Metropolitan Opera. Often considered among the great opera singers of the 20th century, she focused primarily on the verismo roles of the lyric and dramatic repertoires. Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini called her voice "la voce d'angelo", and La Scala music director Riccardo Muti called her "one of the greatest performers with one of the most extraordinary voices in the field of opera."
Italian rock is a form of rock music produced primarily in Italy. The music genre has roots in the country as it spread in the early 1960s from the United States with the earliest versions of rock and roll during this period being cover versions or interpretative covers of already existing songs.
Giovanni Francesco "Gianni" Rodari was an Italian writer and journalist, most famous for his works of children's literature, notably Il romanzo di Cipollino. For his lasting contribution as a children's author, he received the biennial Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1970. He is considered as Italy's most important 20th-century children's author and his books have been translated into many languages, though few have been published in English.
Gianna Nannini is an Italian singer and songwriter. Her most notable songs include "America" (1979), "Fotoromanza" (1984), "I Maschi" (1987), "Meravigliosa creatura" and "Bello e impossibile" (1986), the latter a European hit, with success in Austria, Germany, Italy and Switzerland.
Elio e le Storie Tese, often abbreviated EelST, is an Italian comedy rock band from Milan, formed in 1980. Their frontman is Stefano Belisari, better known as Elio.
Barbara Cupisti is an Italian director and actress. As a director, she focuses mainly on human rights documentaries.
Augusto Genina was an Italian film pioneer. He was a movie producer and director.
Rome 11:00, also known as Rome 11 o'clock, is a 1952 Italian neorealist film directed by Giuseppe De Santis. It is based on the real story of an accident that happened on 15 January 1951 on Via Savoia in Rome when a staircase collapsed because of the weight of two hundred women waiting for a job interview. One woman was killed and 76 were injured.
Eleonora Rossi Drago, born Palmina Omiccioli, was an Italian film actress. She was born in Quinto al Mare, Genoa, Italy, and had the leading role in Le amiche. She appeared in Un maledetto imbroglio. In 1960, for her performance in Estate violenta, she won the best actress prize of the Mar del Plata Film Festival and the Nastro d'argento. In 1964, she appeared in La Cittadella. She died in Palermo, Italy.
City Reading (Tre Storie Western) is a 2003 album by the French duo Air in collaboration with the Italian writer Alessandro Baricco. In this album, Baricco narrates some passages from his novel City with Air's music in the background. The impetus for the album was in 2001, when Air performed background music to a live theater reading of City at the request of Baricco. The following month, they recorded three excerpts from his book: Bird (track 1), La Puttana Di Closingtown (tracks 2–10) and Caccia All'Uomo (tracks 11–19). The album was mixed by Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich.
Franklin Latimore was an American actor.
Giuseppe Amato was an Italian film producer, screenwriter and director. He produced 58 films between 1932 and 1961, and is especially known for Bicycle Thieves. He was born in Naples and died in Rome from a heart attack.
Tutte storie is an album by Italian singer Eros Ramazzotti. It was released by Sony BMG on 19 April 1993. Tutte storie, which has sold over four million copies, helped Ramazzotti get his contract with BMG International.
Lea Padovani was an Italian film actress. She appeared in 60 films between 1945 and 1990. She starred in the film Black Dossier which was entered into the 1955 Cannes Film Festival.
Matilda Koen-Sarano, is an Israeli writer. Born to Turkish Jewish parents, she is one of the most widely known writers in the Ladino language.
Francesco Piccolo is an Italian author of novels, short stories and screen plays. In 2014, he won Italy's leading literary award the Premio Strega for Il desiderio di essere come tutti.
Le foto proibite di una signora per bene, also known as Forbidden Photos of a Lady Above Suspicion, is a 1970 giallo film directed by Luciano Ercoli. Written by Ernesto Gastaldi and Mahnahén Velasco, the film stars Pier Paolo Capponi, Simon Andreu and Dagmar Lassander. The film, featuring a score written by Ennio Morricone, has received mixed to positive reviews from critics.
Aldo Rossano Graziati was an Italian cinematographer.
13 at a Table is a 2004 Italian comedy film written and directed by Enrico Oldoini.
Renata Viganò (1900–1976) was an Italian writer best known for her neo-realist novel L'Agnese va a morire, published in 1949. She was an active participant in the Italian Resistance movement during World War II and included fictionalized accounts of her experiences as a partisan in her written work.