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Gaumont (Firm)

Overview
Works: 854 works in 1,632 publications in 5 languages and 38,928 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  Fiction  Biography  Romantic comedy films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Gaumont (Firm)
The fifth element by Luc Besson ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and French and held by 2,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the year 2257, a planet-sized spheroid of supreme evil is approaching the earth, threatening to exterminate every living organism unless four stones representing the four elements, earth, air, fire and water are united with the mysterious fifth element [c.f. liner]
La Passion de Jeanne D'Arc The passion of Joan of Arc by Carl Theodor Dreyer ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1928 and 1999 in French and English and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the trial of the country girl who led the armies of France in triumph against the English
Robin Hood men in tights by Mel Brooks ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,238 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
The intouchables by Éric Toledano ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After a paragliding accident, Philippe, a rich aristocrat, is confined to his home. He employs Driss as home help. Driss is a young guy from the projects recently out of prison - in short, the person the least adapted for the job. Vivaldi and Earth, Wind and Fire, fine language and slang, suits and jogging outfits come together and a clash is inevitable. Two worlds collide and win each other over to give birth to a friendship as crazy, funny, and fierce as it is unexpected. A unique relationship that will make sparks fly and render Philippe and Driss untouchable."--Unifrance website
Danton by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatic recounting of the power struggle between the leading figures of the French revolution, Danton and Robespierre. with the new republic in place, Robespierre heads the 'Committee for Public Safety" and has begun his "Reign of Terror", flushing out any dissenting voices and sending them to the guillotine. Danton returns to Paris after his self-imposed exile to call an end to the bloodshed, but in doing so makes a dangerous enemy of his former ally
Splice by Vincenzo Natali ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 948 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 by Michel Gondry ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and French and held by 926 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
Nikita by Luc Besson ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in French and English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cop-killer junkie is forced by the government to become an undercover assassin or face a life in prison
Nosferatu the vampyre by Werner Herzog ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in German and English and held by 704 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
La doublure by Francis Veber ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and held by 638 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
Madame de-- by Max Ophuls ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in French and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wife of a 19th century General sells the earrings her husband gave her on their wedding day to pay off debts, which sets off a chain reaction of deceit that includes her husband, his mistress, and her lover
Vatel by Roland Joffé ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and French and held by 612 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
Week end by Jean-Luc Godard ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in French and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A middle class couple on a weekend trip get caught up in an armed liberation struggle. A sarcastic portrait of France in 1967
Carmen by Georges Bizet ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in French and English and held by 563 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
La faute à Fidel Blame it on Fidel by Julie Gavras ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in French and English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Fernando and Marie decide to dedicate themselves full time to various political causes, their nine-year-old daughter, Anna, must learn to face the world on her own
La gloire de mon père by Yves Robert ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in French and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During a very special, life-changing summer with his family in the Provence countryside, 11-year-old Marcel learns the wild country's secrets, makes friends and strengthens the unique bond he has with his father
Le placard Closet ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 519 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 - are drastic
The professional ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New York's top hit man becomes the unwilling guardian of his next-door neighbors' 12-year-old daughter and helps her track the psychotic agent who murdered her family so she can exact her revenge
E la nave va And the ship sails on by Federico Fellini ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in Italian and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un jour de 1914, un navire ayant à son bord une société mondaine et cosmopolite prend la mer pour aller disperser les cendres d'une cantatrice célèbre à proximité d'une île
L'albero degli zoccoli The tree of wooden clogs ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Italian and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Details the life of three peasant families in 19th century Italy. Evokes the time and place rather than telling a narrative
 
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French (115)
English (76)
German (13)
Italian (10)
Japanese (1)
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