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Kino International Corporation

Overview
Works: 1,290 works in 4,209 publications in 7 languages and 152,113 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  Comedy films  Horror films  Documentary films 
Roles: Distributor, fds, prn, Producer, Originator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Kino International Corporation
 
Most widely held works by Kino International Corporation
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

28 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drame de science-fiction. En l'an 2026, l'industriel Fredersen dirige les destinées d'une ville gigantesque d'une architecture ultra-moderne. Son fils Freder s'aventure dans les souterrains de la cité où il découvre un peuple d'ouvriers traités en esclaves dont le travail favorise la vie des privilégiés de la surface. Il s'éprend de Maria, une jeune fille qui prêche la bonne parole aux prolétaires. Un savant fou, Rotwan, enlève Maria pour qu'elle serve de modèle à un robot qu'il a conçu. Le robot s'anime sous cette forme féminine et se met à semer la révolte. Freder et Maria s'emploient à sauver les enfants des ouvriers d'une catastrophe provoquée par l'arrêt du travail
Daughters of the dust by Julie Dash( Visual )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a large African-American family as they prepare to move North from the Sea Islands off the coast of Georgia at the dawn of the 20th century
Nosferatu : a symphony of horror by F. W Murnau( Visual )

31 editions published between 1922 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vampire moves from his ancestral home where he has become a thing of dread to the locals, into Bremen, where he is finally destroyed by a pure woman who sacrifices herself to stop him
The general ; Cops ; Playhouse by Buster Keaton( Visual )

32 editions published between 1926 and 2009 in English and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The general] A locomotive is beloved by its engineer, who sets out to win the Civil War single handedly. [The playhouse] A comedy in which Keaton plays a stage manager, an actor, a monkey and other parts. [Cops] A comedy of errors in which Buster Keaton attempts to win his sweetheart's hand in marriage by becoming a successful businessman. His exploits climax in a chase with an entire police precinct
Der blaue Engel = The blue angel by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

29 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in German and English and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the early sound masterpieces of German cinema, this film made Marlene Dietrich an international star and helped assure director Joseph von Sternberg a place in cinematic history. The story is a gripping portrait of a middle-aged professor who is degraded by his obsession with a tawdry cafe entertainer
The wonderful, horrible life of Leni Riefenstahl by Ray Müller( Visual )

18 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A spellbinding account of the woman best known as Hitler's moviemaker ... In this remarkable documentary, Leni Riefenstahl addresses her past for the first time on camera."--Container
Faust : eine deutsche Volkssage by F. W Murnau( Visual )

12 editions published between 1926 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El cuento clásico de un hombre que vende su alma al diablo
The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic story of two families during the Civil War and Reconstruction. Controversial for heroic portrayal of Ku Klux Klan
Lan feng zheng by Zhuangzhuang Tian( Visual )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in Chinese and No Linguistic content and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Banned in China, this film is the most acclaimed and controversial to come out of the new Chinese cinema. Told from the perspective of a young boy, Tietou, it traces the fate of a Beijing family and their neighbors through the political and social upheavals in 1950s and 60s China
Der letzte Mann by F. W Murnau( Visual )

29 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the major works of German silent cinema, Murnau's class drama depicts the fall of the respected, aging, hotel doorman of a posh 1920s Berlin hotel, who is cruelly stripped of his position and reduced to a bathroom attendant, before his fortunes turn and he becomes a millionaire. The film was groundbreaking for its expressive, mobile camera work, which imparts information visually, without subtitles. The camera on a trolley glides, rises, zooms, or weaves where the story takes it. The camera takes part in the action and becomes a character in the drama
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari : a film in six acts( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the film The cabinet of Dr. Caligari, a somnambulist commits murders under a hypnotist's influence. Also featured is a lengthy excerpt of Genuine. Both films are examples of the German Expressionist movement
The iceman cometh by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

15 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the faded, Vermeer-like light of Harry Hope's 1912 New York skid row bar, a ragtag group of fallen men await the annual arrival of their friend Hickey. But now Hickey is sober, and he wants his drunken friends to follow the same path
Battleship Potemkin : from the series "The year 1905"( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Re-creates the 1905 mutiny on the battleship "Prince Potemkin." It focuses on a mutiny by the battleship's crew and the subsequent massacre of civilians, reflecting the spirit of the times
Kynodontas = Dogtooth by Yorgos Lanthimos( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Greek, Modern and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A darkly surreal look at three teenagers confined to an isolated country estate and kept under strict rule and regimen by their parents - an alternately hilarious and nightmarish experiment of manipulation and oppression
Our hospitality and Sherlock Jr. by Buster Keaton( Visual )

24 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Sherlock Jr.] Dramatizes the uproarious exploits of a meek theater projectionist turned amateur sleuth
Three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nearly a thousand miles away from their beloved Moscow, three sisters live in virtual exile. Olga attemps to support her family and home that is the sole legacy from their late father. Masha finds relief from an empty marriage by being involved with a passionate young colonel. Irina wills herself to return the affections of an ardent suitor in the hope that he will whisk her off to the city. Sift through the debris of their shattered dreams on the eve of the social and political upheaval that will transform Russia forever
Rhinoceros by Eugène Ionesco( Visual )

10 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhinoceros tells the story of a French town plagued by rhinoceroses. These are not ordinary rhinoceroses, but people who have been victims of "rhinoceritis." Or is it something else entirely?
Intolerance : a drama of comparisons by D. W Griffith( Visual )

14 editions published between 1916 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quatre histoires évoquant le thème de l'intolérance à travers les âges: la mère et la loi, le massacre de la Saint-Barthélémy, la passion du Christ, la chute de Babylone
Vozvrashchenie = The return by Andreĭ Zvi︠a︡gint︠s︡ev( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Russian and English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of psychological thriller and road movie, The Return tells the story of two young brothers, Andrei (Vladimir Garin) and Ivan (Ivan Dobronravov), who must cope with the sudden and unexplained return of their long absent father. Unusually close and notably protective of each other's interests, Andrei and Ivan embark on a destination-free road trip with the cryptic father after years of gazing at his image on a torn photograph. But as hopes for a caring parent metamorphose into fear of abuse, a family getaway becomes the background for self-discovery and the destruction of deeply rooted emotional investments. As it turns out, the missing spots in the two boys' pasts run deep, the distance between imagined fatherhood and the man in its symbolic center is breathtaking, and Andrei and Ivan's need for a newly articulated relationship with parental guidance is a source of impenetrable pain
Chun guang zha xie by Kar-wai Wong( Visual )

29 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in Chinese and English and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art-film style movie tells the story of a pair of gay lovers living out the waning days of their relationship as expatriates in Buenos Aires
 
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