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Titanus (Firm)

Overview
Works: 148 works in 330 publications in 3 languages and 7,905 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  History  Comedy films  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Coming-of-age films  Bible films 
Roles: Producer, prn, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Titanus (Firm)
8 1/2 by Federico Fellini( Visual )

15 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in Italian and held by 2,257 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 )

34 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,313 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 posto by Ermanno Olmi( Visual )

8 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in Italian and held by 597 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 )

24 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor southern Italian family travels to the industrial north, where they are beset by misfortune
Plein soleil = Purple noon by René Clément( Visual )

5 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in French and held by 373 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
Le amiche by Michelangelo Antonioni( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in Italian and English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman returns to her home town of Turin to set up a new fashion salon and gets involved with a troubled woman and her three wealthy friends
Le trou = The hole by Jacques Becker( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in French and held by 323 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 )

2 editions published in 2003 in Italian and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una historia de ambiente obrero, contagiada por alguna concesión al intimismo
Il bidone = The swindle by Federico Fellini( Visual )

12 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 294 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
I figli di nessuno( Visual )

3 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in Italian and held by 119 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
L'angelo bianco( Visual )

4 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in Italian and held by 118 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in Italian and held by 117 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 )

2 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in Italian and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After years of making mostly comedies and literary adaptations, Raffaello Matarazzo turned to melodrama with this intense tale of a tight-knit working-class family shattered by temptation. There's a touch of noir in Chains, in which the saintly yet earthy Yvonne Sanson, as the devoted wife of a mechanic (Amedeo Nazzari), finds herself unwillingly drawn back to an ex-love who has turned to crime
Il cappotto( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in Italian and held by 109 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
Pane, amore e fantasia = Bread, love and dreams by Luigi Comencini( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in Italian and English and held by 75 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
The last days of Sodom and Gomorrah by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the Old Testament tale of Lot and the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah
The gospel according to St. Matthew by Pier Paolo Pasolini( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colorized version of Pasolini's film about the life of Jesus Christ using the text of the gospel of Matthew as the basis for the script. The story begins with His birth and illustrates how his teachings attracted not only his disciples, but crowds of believers. When the Pharisees, chief priests and elders learn of Jesus, they conspire to have Him arrested, beaten, tried and crucified on the cross
Girl with a suitcase by Valerio Zurlini( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in Italian and English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rich young aristocrat abandons a young woman after a brief fling with her. She traces him to his home, where the sensitive younger brother (age 16) falls in love with her; she comes to have strong feelings for him, while realizing the relationship cannot last
Black Sunday by Mario Bava( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I vampiri: "A mad scientist captures young women and drains their blood, in order to keep alive an ancient, evil duchess."--IMDb
Beyond justice( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond justice: the mother of a kidnapped boy hires a mercenary and travels with him into the desert in an attempt to rescue her son from her ex-husband, who is the son of an Arab chieftain
 
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Languages
Italian (126)

English (28)

French (10)

Covers
Il gattopardo = The leopard