WorldCat Identities

Titanus (Firm)

Overview
Works: 160 works in 323 publications in 4 languages and 7,852 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  History  Historical films  Comedy films  Coming-of-age films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Bible films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
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 )

16 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in Italian and held by 2,262 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 )

32 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,314 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
Rocco e i suoi fratelli by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

23 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
Il posto( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 453 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 René Clément( Visual )

5 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in French and held by 372 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
Le amiche by Michelangelo Antonioni( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in Italian and English and held by 344 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 )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in French and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a Paris prison cell, five convicts use every ounce of tenacity and ingenuity in an elaborate attempt to tunnel to freedom -- unaware that a traitor may be among them."--Container
I fidanzati( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 304 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 by Federico Fellini( Visual )

12 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 293 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
Il posto by Ermanno Olmi( Visual )

7 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in Italian and held by 137 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
I figli di nessuno( Visual )

3 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in Italian and held by 116 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 115 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 114 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 106 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 95 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 last days of Sodom and Gomorrah( 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
Pane, amore e fantasia = Bread, love and dreams by Luigi Comencini( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in Italian and held by 62 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 gospel according to St. Matthew by Pier Paolo Pasolini( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 56 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
Black Sunday by Mario Bava( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Italian and English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman executed as a witch by the Inquisition returns from the grave to seek gruesome revenge on the descendants of those who caused her death
Viaggio in Italia by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in German and English and held by 42 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 (119)

English (16)

French (9)

German (1)

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Il gattopardo = The leopard