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Gaumont (Firm)

Overview
Works: 858 works in 1,897 publications in 6 languages and 52,868 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Historical films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  History  Silent films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer, pre, prn, Distributor, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Gaumont (Firm)
The fifth element by Luc Besson( Visual )

28 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in English and held by 2,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two hundred and fifty years in the future, life as we know it is threatened by the arrival of Evil. Only the fifth element can stop the Evil from estinguishing life, as it tries to do every five thousand years
The intouchables by Éric Toledano( Visual )

22 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and held by 1,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caretaker
Leap!( Visual )

6 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house
Robin Hood : men in tights by Mel Brooks( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Hood attempts to save England from Prince John and the Sheriff of Rottingham, while also winning the heart of Maid Marian
Leon by Luc Besson( Visual )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professional assassin befriends a girl whose family has been murdered, showing her how to revenge their deaths
La passion de Jeanne d'Arc = Passion of Joan of Arc by Carl Theodor Dreyer( Visual )

18 editions published between 1928 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the life of Joan of Arc centering on her trial and execution
Splice by Vincenzo Natali( Visual )

12 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young scientists become superstars by splicing different animal DNA to create fantastical new creatures. Ignoring legal and ethical boundaries, the scientists, who are romantically involved, introduce human DNA into their experiment and risk the dawn of a terrifying new era
The science of sleep( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A playful romantic fantasy set inside the topsy-turvey brain of Stephane, an eccentric young man whose dreams constantly invade his waking life. Unable to find the secret to his neighbor's heart while awake, he searches for the answer in his dreams
Camille Claudel by Bruno Nuytten( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in French and English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most important collaborations in the history of art, that of legendary sculptor Rodin, and the creative prodigy Camille Claudel
Nikita by Luc Besson( Visual )

25 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in French and English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drug addicted street punk becomes an assassin for the government
The messenger : the story of Joan of Arc by Luc Besson( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and French and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1412, a young girl called Jeanne is born in Domrémy, France. The times are hard: The Hunderd Years war with England has been going on since 1337, English knights and soldiers roam the country. Jeanne develops into a very religious young woman, she confesses several times a day. At the age of 13, she has her first vision and finds a sword. When coming home with it, she finds the English leveling her home town. Years after that, in 1428, she knows her mission is to be ridding France of the English and so sets out to meet Charles, the Dauphin. In his desperate military situation, he welcomes all help and gives the maiden a chance to prove her divine mission. After the successful liberation of Orléans and Reims, the Dauphin can be crowned traditionally in the cathedral of Reims - and does not need her anymore, since his wishes are satisfied. Jeanne d'Arc gets set up in his trap and is imprisoned by the Burgundians. In a trial against her under English law, she can't be forced to tell about her divine visions she has had continuously since childhood. Being condemned of witchcraft and being considered as relapsed heretic, she is sentenced to death. Jeanne d'Arc is burnt alive in the marketplace of Rouen on May 30th, 1431, at only 19 years of age
Bizet's Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in French and English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 19th century Seville, Don Jose, a naive army corporal seduced by Carmen, abandons his career, his fiancee, even his dying mother. However, Carmen soon tires of him and takes up with a toreador. Don Jose begs the gypsy to return to him, but tragedy is the result of her taunting declarations of freedom
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georges Danton, the popular revolutionary leader, returns to Paris at a time when the new Republic is in disarray. Robespierre and his allies have set up a monstrous dictatorship, beginning the infamous "Reign of Terror." Danton pleads with the people for an end to the bloodshed which violates the spirit of their revolution
Nosferatu the vampyre by Werner Herzog( Visual )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in German and English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Harker, against the wishes of his wife, departs on a journey over the Carpathian Mountains to arrange a real estate transaction for Count Dracula, with tragic results
The neon demon by Nicolas Winding Refn( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will use any means necessary to get what she has
Le placard = Closet by Francis Veber( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in French and English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

François Pignon, a very bland sort of man who works as an accountant in a condom factory, is about to be fired. His new neighbour comes up with an idea to prevent such a thing from happening: he creates photos and then spreads the rumor that François is gay so that the factory management might be afraid they'll be sued for sexual discrimination. Of course, nothing happens as it should, but the changes in François Pignon's life-- and other people's too - is drastic!
Week end by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

8 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in French and English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A one night stand develops into a weekend-long idyll for two very different young men in Midlands, England in an emotionally naked film that's both an invaluable snapshot of the complexities of contemporary gay living, and a universally identifiable portrait of a love affair. Includes bonus features
La doublure = The valet by Francis Veber( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pierre Levasseur is an important CEO who is photographed with his lover, Elena, a world-famous model. In an attempt to salvage his marriage, he tries to convince his wife that Elena is not his lover, but that of François Pignon, the porter who was passing by and ended up on the photograph. To make his story believable, Levasseur convinces Pignon and Elena to move in together and to pretend to be a couple. Things get more complicated when this creates tensions between Pignon and his former flatmate Richard and his love interest Émilie. Ultimately, Levasseur's wife discovers the truth and decides to play games with her husband
Vatel by Roland Joffé( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and French and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Duc de Condé's employee, François Vatel, is in charge of cooking, and preparing shows for the French King Louis XIV when he visits the castle of Chantilly, owned by de Condé. If Vatel can impress the King, de Condé will gain his favors, and the destiny of France will change. While the King is visiting and three days of banquets ensue, Vatel falls in love with the King's mistress
Madame de--( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tragic misunderstandings arise when a society wife sells her earrings and tells her husband she has lost them
 
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