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Gaumont (Firm)

Works: 721 works in 1,633 publications in 7 languages and 45,557 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Historical films  History  Silent films  Science fiction films  Vampire films  Horror films  Biographical films 
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 )

21 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 2,134 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 Turkish and held by 1,462 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."--Unifrance website
Robin Hood men in tights by Mel Brooks( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy spoof of the Robin Hood legend
La passion de Jeanne d'Arc = Passion of Joan of Arc by Carl Theodor Dreyer( Visual )

15 editions published between 1928 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the trial of the country girl who led the armies of France in triumph against the English
The professional by Luc Besson( Visual )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calling himself a cleaner, the mysterious Leon is New York's top hit man. When his next door neighbors are murdered, Leon becomes the unwilling guardian of the family's sole survivor, 12 year old Mathilda. But Mathilda doesn't want protection--she wants revenge. Training her in the deadly tricks of his trade, Leon helps her track the psychotic agent who murdered her family
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

26 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georges Danton, the popular revolutionary leader, returns to Paris at a time when the new Republic is in disarray. Maximilien 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
Camille Claudel by Bruno Nuytten( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in French and English and held by 958 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
The science of sleep by Michel Gondry( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 957 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
Splice by Vincenzo Natali( Visual )

10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 954 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
Nikita by Luc Besson( Visual )

27 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drug addicted street punk becomes an assassin for the government
Un condamné à mort s'est échappé, ou, Le vent souffle où il vent A man escaped by Robert Bresson( Visual )

22 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in French and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French Resistance fighter is sent to an infamous prison in Lyon in 1943, where 7,000 of the 12,000 prisoners housed there died either by natural means or by execution. Lt. Fontaine is certain that execution awaits him, and begins planning his escape. For a period of time he goes it alone, but reluctantly takes on a partner. He gets some help from a couple of prisoners allowed to stroll in the exercise yard, but for the most part he is a figure of isolation
Nosferatu a symphony of horror by F. W Murnau( Visual )

19 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in German and English and held by 796 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
Bizet's Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in French and English and held by 759 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
OSS 117 le Caire, nid d'espions by Michel Hazanavicius( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in French and English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secret agent Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, a.k.a. OSS 117 who in the tradition of Maxwell Smart and Inspector Clouseau somehow succeeds in spite of his ineptitude. After a fellow agent is murdered, Hubert is ordered to take his place
Le placard Closet by Francis Veber( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in French and English and held by 693 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
Madame de-- by Max Ophuls( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in French and held by 657 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
Les cousins by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles, a student from the provinces, comes to Paris to live with his sophisticated, bullying cousin Paul and falls in love with the woman who becomes Paul's mistress
La doublure by Francis Veber( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in French and English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caught by a paparazzi with his celebrity model mistress, Eléna, billionaire CEO Pierre Levasseur hatches an unlikely scheme to avoid a messy divorce. He tells his wife that Eléna is not his lover, but the lover of Franc̦ois Pignot, a parking valet who accidentally wound up in the picture. To fool his wife, Levasseur gets Franc̦ois and the gorgeous Eléna to pose as a couple. This complicates things between Franc̦ois and his roommate Richard, as well as with his own fiancée, Emilie. When Levasseur's wife uncovers the plot, she plans to get even
Week end by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

6 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in French and English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"El matrimonio Durand, formado por los burgueses Roland (Jean Yanne) y Corinne (Mireille Darc) sale de fin de semana con destino a su casa de campo. A lo largo del trayecto por carretera en coche sufrirán un enorme embotellamiento debido a una serie de aparatosos accidentes. Durante la terrible espera vivirán un conjunto de experiencias desconcertantes..."-- Estuche
Vatel by Roland Joffé( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and French and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Basada en la historia de un hombre ordinario, un despiadado Rey y una mujer en común. En el oeste de Francia, el Principe de Condé, tiene la oportunidad de salir de la bancarrota, pagando al rey con un favor el de organizar un fin de semana de espectáculo y derroche, este plan sólo podría llevarse a cabo con la ayuda de Vatel un hombre capaz de satisfacer los exigentes gustos del Rey, pero Vatel llama la atención de Anne, lo que lo pone en competencia con el Rey, que esta interesado en ella también. Una historia grandiosa que hay que ver para creer"--Container
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