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Titanus (Firm)

Overview
Works: 135 works in 308 publications in 4 languages and 7,622 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  Comedy films  Coming-of-age films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Fantasy 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 )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in Italian and held by 2,272 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 )

39 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts 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. (This title has been repackaged.)
Il posto by Ermanno Olmi( Visual )

8 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in Italian and held by 581 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 )

3 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 362 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 trou by Jacques Becker( Visual )

3 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 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
Rocco e i suoi fratelli by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in Italian and held by 322 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
I fidanzati by Ermanno Olmi( Visual )

1 edition 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
Le amiche by Michelangelo Antonioni( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in Italian and English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clelia (Eleonora Rossi-Drago) embarks from Rome to set up a fashion-salon in Torino. Shortly after arrival, she finds herself caught up in the (melo)dramas of a bourgeoise circle of acquaintances (including the iconic Valentina Cortese), and their attendant attempts at suicide, their class prejudices, and the romantic alliances that threaten to transform the social clique into an emotional tar-pit
Rocco e i suoi fratelli Rocco and his brothers by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

22 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor southern Italian family travels to the industrial north, where they are beset by misfortune
L'angelo bianco( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Italian and held by 110 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 )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Italian and held by 108 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 )

1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 102 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
I figli di nessuno( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 102 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
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
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 )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 66 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 51 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 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bye bye baby: Despite quarrels and affairs, Sandra and Paolo continue to find each other irresistible
 
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Languages
Italian (115)

English (30)

French (8)

Russian (1)

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Il gattopardo The leopard