WorldCat Identities

Titanus (Firm)

Overview
Works: 151 works in 367 publications in 3 languages and 8,066 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Religious films  Bible films  Melodramas (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 )

18 editions published between 1963 and 2017 in Italian and held by 2,240 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 )

37 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,346 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 )

9 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in Italian and held by 592 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 )

26 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor southern Italian family travels to the industrial north, where they are beset by misfortune
Le amiche by Michelangelo Antonioni( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in Italian and English and held by 389 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
Plein soleil = Purple noon by René Clément( Visual )

6 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in French and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suspenseful thriller about a handsome, wealthy bachelor with a sexy girlfriend and all the finest things money can buy--and an envious friend who schemes to murder him and assume his identity
Le trou = The hole by Jacques Becker( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in French and held by 324 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
I fidanzati by Ermanno Olmi( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in Italian and held by 311 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 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of three small-time Italian scam artists and the manner in which they go about ripping off their poor and trusting victims
L'angelo bianco( Visual )

6 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in Italian and held by 127 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"--Set container
I figli di nessuno( Visual )

5 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in Italian and held by 126 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"--Set container
Tormento( Visual )

3 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in Italian and held by 124 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"--Container
Catene( Visual )

2 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in Italian and held by 111 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"--Set container
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 78 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 60 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 58 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 58 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
Beyond justice( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A renegade ex-CIA agent is hired by a beautiful C.E.O. to save the life of her son, who has been kidnapped by his playboy father and taken to another country where he is being used as a pawn in a game of international intrigue
Black Sunday by Mario Bava( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mask of Satan/Black Sunday: "A beautiful witch is sentenced to death for her evil deeds by her own brother, condemned to die by having a metal mask hammered onto her face before being burnt at the stake. As she passes, she puts a terrible curse on all her future descendants as the spikes of the death mask pierce her flesh...But when two unwitting travellers discover her final resting place and worse, drip blood on her resting corpse, they unleash her once again in all her stunningly beautiful, terrifying glory..."--Container
 
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Languages
Italian (144)

English (28)

French (11)

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Il gattopardo = The leopard