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Titanus (Firm)

Overview
Works: 149 works in 264 publications in 4 languages and 7,265 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Motion pictures  Fiction  Documentary films  Historical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Titanus (Firm)
8 1/2 by Federico Fellini ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in Italian and held by 2,233 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 ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in Italian and English and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounting the years of Italy's Risorgimento-when the aristocracy lost its grip and the middle classes rose and formed a democratic Italy. Contains the original Italian version with optional subtitles, the English-language version and special features
Il posto by Ermanno Olmi ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in Italian and held by 573 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 )
17 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 464 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 329 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 by Ermanno Olmi ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 299 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
Plein soleil by René Clément ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 298 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
Il bidone by Federico Fellini ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in Italian and held by 189 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 169 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
Il bidone The swindle ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 113 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 )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Italian and held by 96 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 by Raffaello Matarazzo ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Italian and held by 96 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
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
L'angelo bianco ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 93 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
Catene ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 91 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
The leopard Il gattopardo ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 76 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 Gattopardo by Luchino Visconti ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1963 and 2002 in Italian and held by 75 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 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the Old Testament story of Lot and the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah
Pane, amore e fantasia Bread, love and dreams by Luigi Comencini ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in Italian and held by 67 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 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film, which won a Special Jury Prize at the 1964 Venice Film Festival, is different from other cinematic depictions of the life of Christ in that there is no screenplay per se. Pasolini limited himself to the account by Matthew: only words written by the Saint are employed; no additional dialogue was written and only scenes described by Matthew are shown. Pasolini used no professional actors (his mother plays the older Mary) and he dedicated his film "to the dear familiar memory of John XXIII."
 
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Languages
Italian (87)
English (11)
French (6)
Russian (1)
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