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Titanus (Firm)

Overview
Works: 157 works in 296 publications in 4 languages and 7,622 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Coming-of-age films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Titanus (Firm)
8 1/2 by Federico Fellini( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in Italian and held by 2,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fellini's autobiographically-inspired film about a famous film director (Guido Anselmi) who loses his inspiration in the midst of making a film, and retreats into his memories and fantasies
Il gattopardo The leopard by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

17 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in Italian and English and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Sicily in the 1800s, this film depicts Prince Salina, a great landowner, who watches the decrease of the aristocracy's power and influence during the 'Il Risorgimento', the unification of Italy under the royal House of Savoy. The upper class tries to ignore the nationalist movements, while the prince's rebellious nephew joins Giuseppe Garibaldi's revolutionaries
Il posto by Ermanno Olmi( Visual )

8 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in Italian and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When young Domenico ventures from the small village of Meda to Milan in search of employment, he finds himself on the bottom rung of the bureaucratic ladder in a huge, faceless company. The prospects are daunting, but Domenico finds reason for hope in the fetching Antonietta. A tender coming-of-age story and a sharp observation of dehumanizing corporate enterprise, Ermanno Olmi's Il Posto is a touching and hilarious tale of one young man's stumbling entrance into the perils of modern adulthood"--Container
Plein soleil Purple noon by Ren Clment( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's novel The Talented Mr. Ripley, this film stars Alain Delon as Tom Ripley, a duplicitous American charmer in Rome on a mission to bring his privileged acquaintance Philippe Greenleaf back to the United States; what initially seems a carefree tale of friendship soon morphs into a thrilling saga of seduction, identity theft, and murder. Bonus features include the original English language trailer, an archival interview with Alain Delon, and more
Rocco e i suoi fratelli by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

11 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of four poor Italian brothers and their mother who leave their country home and move to bustling Milan with hopes of improving their bitter fortune. The family is thrown into chaos when two of the brothers are torn apart by their love for the same woman and their struggles to succeed in a viciously competitive world."--Container
Le trou by Jacques Becker( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in French and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a Paris prison cell, five inmates use every ounce of their tenacity and ingenuity in an elaborate attempt to tunnel to freedom. Four of the inmates have been together for awhile in their cell, when Gaspard, the fifth inmate, is added to the cell. The original four inmates must decide if they want to take him into their confidence or not and whether to continue tunneling or not
I fidanzati by Ermanno Olmi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Milanese couple's relationship is tested when the man accepts a new job in Sicily, causing them to be separated for long periods of time
Il bidone The swindle( Visual )

7 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging swindler, ringleader of a trio of petty thieves who impersonate priests to cheat peasants, finally realizes the futility of his life
Le amiche by Michelangelo Antonioni( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in Italian and English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Rosette, a girl from a wealthy family, who attempts suicide. From the attempted suicide, she goes on to meet a group of women who she will become friends with--Clelia, Nene, and Navy. The film shows how various experiences in their lives bring about changes in their relationship. It describes the life experiences these friends have, from a suicide to the finding of a new love to a separation to a marriage
Rocco e i suoi fratelli Rocco and his brothers by luchino visconti ( '60 ) movie( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor southern Italian family travels to the industrial north, where they are beset by misfortune
L'angelo bianco( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Italian and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The torment isn't over for the couple from Nobody's children: in this imensely satisfying, almost surreal sequel, the ship of sorrow sails on, this time with a plot that includes a boat accident, a doppelgänger, a prison riot, and so much more
I figli di nessuno( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Italian and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mountain of misfortune is heaped upon an impoverished village girl and a wealthy count who try to come together romantically despite the nasty machinations of his mother
Tormento( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Italian and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna flees her home, where she has been victimized for years by her spineless father's mean-spirited second wife, to be with her lover, Carlo, an honest businessman yet to make his fortune. When he is accused of a murder he didn't commit, the couple's domestic tranquility is upended, and a desperate Anna must rely on her cruel stepmother to help support their child
Catene( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matarazzo's breakthrough melodrama concerns the virtuous wife of a mechanic whose happy family is torn asunder when a former flame reenters her life by chance and pursues her relentlessly
Il cappotto( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in Italian and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor city-hall clerk's only desire is for a new overcoat. The town Mayor is planning a reception for some visiting VIPs in honor of a new, wasteful piece of construction. The clerk bungles his assignment and is fired, but he stumbles onto some bribery concerning the architects and, to keep him quiet, he is given his job back plus a bonus, which allows him to buy his long-cherished overcoat and it makes him so presentable he wins a new-found respect
The leopard by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in Italian and English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Sicily in the 1800s, this film depicts Prince Salina, a great landowner, who watches the decrease of the aristocracy's power and influence during the 'Il Risorgimento', the unification of Italy under the royal House of Savoy. The upper class tries to ignore the nationalist movements, while the prince's rebellious nephew joins Giuseppe Garibaldi's revolutionaries
Pane, amore e fantasia Bread, love and dreams by Luigi Comencini( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in Italian and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small mountain village, a young military policeman is secretly in love with a beautiful girl. His newly arrived commander, anxious to marry, begins courting both the young girl and the local midwife. The print was restored in 2007
8 1/2 Otto e mezzo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Italian and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dysfunctional family's matriarch brings everyone together at Christmas to inform them she needs a bone marrow transplant from a blood relative in order to survive. Bonus features include two documentaries and an essay from critic Philip Lopate
The leopard Il gattopardo( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama about a mid-19th century Sicilian prince who recognizes the crumbling of the aristocracy and attempts to adjust to the many political and social changes around him
Viaggio in Italia by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a trip to Italy, Alex, a rich English businessman, and his wife, Isabelle, reach a point at which they agree on a divorce. But next day, caught up in a religious festival and a warm, noisy crowd, they realize the emptiness of the life ahead of them if they separate
 
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Languages
Italian (104)

English (10)

French (7)

German (1)

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