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Franco Cristaldi

Franco Cristaldi


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Also Known As: Died: July 1, 1992
Born: October 3, 1924 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Italy Profession: Producer ...


Producer (feature film)

Gangsters (1997) as Producer ("Presents")
A group of vigilantes fights Fascist forces in post-World War II Italy.
Flight of the Innocent (1992)
After his family is massacred by a rival clan, a young boy must flee for his life.
C'era un castello con 40 cani (1990) as Producer
Cinema Paradiso (1989)
A boy coming of age in WWII Italy develops a lifelong love affair with movies.
Control (1987)
A television movie about fifteen volunteers from different countries who agree to participate in a psychological experiment set in a nuclear bomb shelter in Germany. While inside, they learn that an accidental launch of armed missiles is targeted for their location. As the international experiment i
Name of the Rose, The (1986)
A progressive monk solves a mysterious death in a monastery with the help of his young novice.
And The Ship Sails On (1984)
Taking on a horde of refugees upsets a luxury liner''''s trip to bury a famous opera singer.
Domani Si Balla (1982) as Producer
Ho Fatto Splash (1980) as Producer
Cafe Express (1980) as Producer
Ogro (1979)
Ratataplan (1979) as Producer
Operazione Ogro (1979) as Producer
Cristo si e Fermato a Eboli (1978)
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.
Mogliamante (1977)
Since her husband pronounced her frigid on her wedding night, Antonia DeAngelis has been an invalid. When he disappears, she believes him dead: she leaves her bed and takes over his business, traveling to see clients. She discovers her husband's passions, his political writing, mistresses, and his indifference to the peasants on her family's land. She improves their lot, begins an affair with a young foreign doctor, and publishes her husband's writings. All this time, he's hiding from a murder charge in a house across the square. Amazed, he watches her become his sexual and social equal. After the police drop the murder charge, will he disappear, end his life, or rejoin her on new terms?
Beato Loro (1975) as Producer
Amarcord (1974) as Producer
A young Italian deals with his awakening sexual urges during the days of Fascism.
Lucky Luciano (1973)
After ordering the slaughter of fellow consigliere, mafioso Lucky Luciano is finally put in jail. In 1946, he is pardoned and is sent back to Sicilia. There, he becomes a head mafia boss as the U.S. Army appears to turn a blind eye.
Lady Caroline Lamb (1972) as Executive Producer
Set during the early 19th century, a romantic drama about the controversial, free-thinking wife of William Lamb, a British politician who eventually became Prime Minister. While married, Lady Caroline Lamb conducts a scandalous affair with the notorious Lord Byron, which threatens to ruin her husban
Mattei Affair, The (1972)
Enrico Mattei helped change Italy's future, first as freedom-fighter against the Nazis, then as an investor in methane gas through a public company, A.G.I.P., and ultimately as the head of ENI, a state body formed for the development of oil resources. October 27, 1962, he died when his private airplane crashed, one minute before it should land at Milan airport. Officially, he died of a flight accident. Actually, many journalists explored other plausible reasons for the untimely landing of the small aircraft.
Udienza, L' (1971) as Producer
A young provincial attempts to deliver a personal message to the Pope but his efforts are constantly frustrated by Vatican officials.
In Nome del Padre (1971) as Producer
Red Tent, The (1970) as Producer
The commander of a failed 1928 Arctic airship expedition is remembering the events of the "Italia" airship flight, crash and subsequent rescue efforts. The "ghosts" of people involved in the events appear in his memories to assist him in determining his guilt in the affair. The reminiscences are mixed with the real action: the flight of the "Italia", the air rescue operation from Kings Bay airfield, the expedition of the "Krassin" ice-breaker. A sort of human touch is added by the ever beautiful C.C. playing Malmgren's girlfriend.
A Fine Pair (1969) as Executive Producer
A detective gets involved with a beautiful jewel thief.
China Is Near (1968) as Producer
A satirical look at Italian politics.
A Rose for Everyone (1967) as Producer
Sandra (1966) as Producer
Sandra comes back to Volterra, in Tuscany, the little town where she spent her childhood. She is with her American husband, Andrew. She wishes to pay homage to her father who died in Auschwitz where she was still a little child. In Volterra, Andrew meets for the first time Gianni, Sandra's brother. He soon realizes that Sandra and Gianni have a secret since their childhood.
Salvatore Giuliano (1966) as Producer
A film that chronicles the rise to power and the eventual murder of one Sicily's most notorious gangsters in the 1940s.
Time of Indifference (1965) as Producer
The Lady Killer of Rome (1965) as Producer
A well-to-do antique dealer is wrongly accused of murder, brought to trial where some of his sordid past comes to the surface, and then is justly found innocent.
The Organizer (1964) as Producer
At the turn of the century exploited textile factory workers fight for better working conditions.
Bebo's Girl (1964) as Producer
Seduced and Abandoned (1964) as Producer
Hypocrisy dominates when a 15-year old girl is impregnated by her sister''s fiance.
Fiasco in Milan (1963) as Producer
My Son, the Hero (1963) as Producer
Comic dubbing turns the quest for a magical helmet in ancient Greece into a laugh riot.
Divorce--Italian Style (1962) as Producer
A Sicilian nobleman plots to dump his wife for a younger woman--even if it means murder.
White Nights (1961) as Producer
An office worker falls for a woman who's pining for the man who deserted her.
Dauphins, The (1960) as Producer
A young woman arrives in a wealthy provincial town and attempts to join a tight circle of "bluebloods" who live a rather carefree, hedonistic existence.
I magliari (1959)
Mario works as a miner in Hannover, but after losing his job, he decides to pack it in and return to Italy. When Totonno steals his passport out of desperation and later offers him a job as cloth seller, Mario decides to follow Totonno to Hamburg. Once there, Totonno and his friends are met with hos
Big Deal On Madonna Street (1958) as Producer
An inept criminal gang attempt to rob a pawnshop.
Nero's Mistress (1956) as Producer
Nero is on holiday at the seaside. Poppea, Seneca and many other guests are with him. Nero is preparing a great show where he will be the star. When Agrippina, his mother, arrives with her German praetorians and decides Nero has to conquer Britain, she is asking for trouble. Many attempts of murder and poisoning will happen on the eve of his great show.

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

Marco Polo (1982)
Ten-hour dramatization (in four parts) of the Marco Polo odyssey, filmed in Italy, Morocco and the People's Republic of China, where it was the first western production to be made since the late 1940s, all at a hefty (by TV standards) cost of $10-million during a 13 month shooting schedule. Ken Mars

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