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Summary: Death In a strange country. The body of a young man found floating in a Venetian canal has been stripped of all valuables, except for a very visible packet of cocaine. When the man is identified as a health inspector at the U.S. military base in nearby Vicenza, Brunetti's boss Patta gets worried about political reverberations and is eager to dismiss the case as a drug-related murder.--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Bavaria Media 2011

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Summary: Willful behavior : A young woman is murdered, but Brunetti can find no sexual or financial motive. She was set to inherit a fortune from her grandmother, a woman very much alive and obsessed with clearing her husband's name from the accusation of art theft during the Mussolini years. The case draws Brunetti into a search for lost art and buried secrets from the bleakest days of modern Italian...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Bavaria Media 2012

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Summary: Doctored evidence. Signora Battestini is dead and to everyone who knew her, it wasn't a moment too soon. Her impoverished Romanian cleaning lady gets pegged for the crime and Brunetti's boss declares the case closed. What continues to mystify Brunetti is why the old woman had so much money with no visible means of income. And what exactly has her lawyer done with her many scattered bank...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Bavaria Media 2011

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Summary: Through a glass darkly : The Venetian island of Murano is known for its artisans who specialize in the traditional craft of glass making. When the owner of a glass factory is found murdered, Commissario Brunetti uncovers a connection between the colorful, filigree glass products that he made and some very toxic poisons. How else to explain the colorful slime containing arsenic oozing out from...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Bavaria Media 2013

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Summary: Fatal remedies : In nighttime Venice, a woman shatters the window of a travel agency. When the police arrive, she puts up no resistance. The woman is Paola Brunetti, Inspector Brunetti's wife. She is convinced that the agency caters to paedophiles seeking sex in poor Asian and African countries.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MHz Networks Home Entertainment 2011

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Summary: The girl of his dreams : A ten-year-old Roma girl is found dead in a Venetian Canal. Commissario Brunetti goes to the encampment where she lived, but his attempts to speak with the community there are futile. When he learns who had befriended the victim and her little brother, he begins to understand the community's silence. It also explains why he's hit obstacles preventing the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MHZ Networks Home Entertainment 2013

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Summary: Vendetta : A high profile attorney and a prominent tax adviser are murdered within days of each other, and Brunetti's investigation leads to Senora Ceroni, and a human-trafficking syndicate within the cream of Venetian society.

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Publisher / Publication Date: MHz Networks Home Entertainment 2011

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Summary: Quietly in their sleep : Mysterious deaths in a Venice retirement community are brought to Inspector Brunetti's attention by a young nun who is then nearly killed herself. Brunetti's investigation turns up some unsettling connections to a secret church organization and to one of its charismatic members, a priest who is the community's resident confessor.--Container.

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Publisher / Publication Date: MHz Networks Home Entertainment 2011

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Summary: "Antonio, a successful but cash-poor merchant, approaches Shylock, a wealthy moneylender, for a loan to help his young friend Bassanio woo the fair Portia. Despite being longtime enemies, Shylock grants the request, but demands one pound of Antonio's flesh if the debt is not repaid on time. When Antonio defaults on the loan, Shylock seeks what is legally owed him but soon learns that those to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Classics 2005

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Summary: Death at La Fenice : After a famous conductor dies from cyanide poisoning during the intermission of his concert, Brunetti probes into the maestro's past, and uncovers a shocking picture of immorality and ruthlessness, as well as a legion of bitter enemies, some of whom have held a grudge for many decades. Based on Donna Leon's first Comissarrion Brunetti novel which introduced Guido Brunetti...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MHz Networks Home Entertainment 2011

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Summary: Casanova has to begin searching for a wife. He is a womanizer with many conquests and If he cannot show he is living a more respectable life, the Church will throw him out of Venice. He is quickly engaged to Victoria, a woman with a pure reputation. As soon as that is arranged, he meets Francesca, a feminist who hates all he stands for. He pretends to be someone else to get into her good...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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Shakespeare, William

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2000

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Summary: A fastidious composer reeling from a disastrous concert, Gustav von Aschenbach (Dirk Bogarde) travels to Venice to recover. There, he is struck by a vision of pure beauty in the form of a young boy named Tadzio (Björn Andrésen), his infatuation developing into an obsession even as rumors of a plague spread through the city. Based on the novella by Thomas Mann, this late masterpiece from Luchino...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Rupert Everett and Natasha Richardson are the prey, a beautiful British couple working on their relationship while on holiday in Venice; Christopher Walken and Helen Mirren are the hunters who draw them into the sinister web of their opulent, old-world palazzo. What plays out is an unsettling, sadomasochistic seduction imbued with an atmosphere of sumptuous dread.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: A young society woman's love for a common journalist presents her with an impossible decision: leave him or marry and face a life of poverty. Events take an unexpected twist when she befriends a lonely young heiress whose own tragic secret offers an irresistible but dangerous solution.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 1997

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Shakespeare, William

Summary: Othello, a Moorish general in the service of Venice, has married Desdemona, beautiful daughter of a Venetian Senator. But Iago, Othello's malignant ensign, is determined to destroy their happiness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2001

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Shakespeare, William

Summary: Antonio promises money to help his friend Bassanio woo Portia. He borrows the sum needed from the cruel Shylock, but there will be a dreadful penalty if the loan is not repaid.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Audiobooks America 2005

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Shakespeare, William

Summary: Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with marginal notes and explanations and full descriptions of each character.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: SparkNotes 2003

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Summary: "Portia, a wealthy heiress of Belmont, is forced to set her suitors a challenge. The winner will win her hand in marriage; the losers will lose her hand and much more. In Venice, the epicentre of consumption, speculation and debt, Bassanio borrows money from his friend Antonio to finance his attempt. Antonio, in turn, takes out a loan from the moneylender Shylock. The loan will be repaid when...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Dramatization of William Shakespeare's play in which the evil Iago plants the seeds of doubt in Othello's mind about Desdemona's fidelity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Shakespeare, William

Summary: Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with marginal notes and explanations and full descriptions of each character.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: SparkNotes 2003

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Summary: When a harried housewife is accidentally left behind while on vacation with her family, she decides to take a holiday of her own in Venice. She becomes charmed by the city and her newfound freedom. She decides to extend her stay, finding a job in a flower shop, renting a room from a wistful waiter, and rediscovers her love for playing the accordion. But her solo journey does not sit well with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate Home Entertainment 2001

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Shakespeare, William

Summary: "Othello, a Moorish general in the service of Venice, has married Desdemona, beautiful daughter of a Venetian Senator. But Iago, Othello's malignant ensign, is determined to destroy their happiness" -- Publisher.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Audiobooks America 2003

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Shakespeare, William

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cambridge University Press 1987

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