WorldCat Identities

Titanus (Firm)

Overview
Works: 159 works in 284 publications in 4 languages and 7,348 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Motion pictures  Fiction  Documentary films  Historical films  Film and video adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
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 )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in Italian and held by 2,215 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 )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in Italian and English and held by 1,096 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 )
7 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in Italian and held by 577 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
Rocco e i suoi fratelli by Luchino Visconti( Visual )
11 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 344 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 328 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 a while 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 tunnelling or not
Plein soleil by René Clément( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 326 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
I fidanzati by Ermanno Olmi( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 297 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 by Federico Fellini( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in Italian and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An aging swindler, ringleader of a trio of petty thieves who impersonates 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 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clelia comes from Rome to her native Turin, to set up a new fashion salon. On her first night, the woman in the next room of her hotel takes an overdose of pills. Clelia becomes involved with this woman, Rosetta, and three of her rich women friends, Momina, Nene, and Mariella
Rocco e i suoi fratelli Rocco and his brothers ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poor southern Italian family travels to the industrial north, where they are beset by misfortune
Il bidone The swindle ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An aging swindler, ringleader of a trio of petty thieves who impersonates priests to cheat peasants, finally realizes the futility of his life
L'angelo bianco ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Italian and held by 108 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
Tormento by Raffaello Matarazzo( Visual )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Italian and held by 104 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
I figli di nessuno ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Italian and held by 103 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
Catene by Raffaello Matarazzo( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 98 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 94 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
Il Gattopardo by Luchino Visconti( Visual )
11 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in Italian and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A historical drama set in 1860 about a Sicilian prince who recognizes the crumbling of the aristocracy and meets the changing scene and the rise of the middle class with pride
The last days of Sodom and Gomorrah by Robert Aldrich( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the Old Testament story of Lot and the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah
The leopard Il gattopardo ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 65 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
Il vangelo secondo Matteo by Pier Paolo Pasolini( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The birth, life, teachings and death on the cross of Jesus Christ presented almost as a cine-verite documentary"--Container
 
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Languages
Italian (89)
English (11)
French (6)
Russian (1)
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