WorldCat Identities

Gaumont (Firm)

Overview
Works: 817 works in 1,923 publications in 8 languages and 44,604 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Comedy films  Biographical films  Science fiction films  History  Action and adventure films  Silent films  Parody films 
Roles: Producer, pre, prn, Distributor, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by Gaumont (Firm)
The fifth element by Luc Besson( Visual )

23 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and French and held by 2,130 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 Spanish and held by 1,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An irreverent, uplifting comedy about friendship, trust, and human possibility. Based on a true story of friendship between a handicapped millionaire and his street-smart ex-con caretaker, The Intouchables depicts an unlikely camaraderie rooted in honesty and humor between two individuals who, on the surface, would seem to have nothing in common
Robin Hood men in tights by Mel Brooks( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,339 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
La passion de Jeanne D'Arc = Passion of Joan of Arc by Carl Theodor Dreyer( Visual )

17 editions published between 1928 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,337 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 )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 1,207 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
Camille Claudel by Bruno Nuytten( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in French and English and held by 966 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
Splice by Vincenzo Natali( Visual )

11 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 957 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 )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 943 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 )

27 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cop-killer junkie is forced by the government to become an undercover assassin or face a life in prison
Un condamné à mort s'est échappé, ou, Le vent souffle où il vent A man escaped by Robert Bresson( Visual )

23 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in French and held by 833 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 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 the vampyre by Werner Herzog( Visual )

23 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in German and English and held by 804 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
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 712 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
Le placard Closet by Francis Veber( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

François, a dull and lonely accountant who works in a condom factory, is about to be fired. His new neighbor, in an effort to prevent the firing, creates photos and then spreads the rumor that François is gay, hoping the factory management might be afraid of a lawsuit for sexual discrimination. Nothing happens as it should, but the changes in François' life are drastic!
The visitors by Jean-Marie Poiré( Visual )

23 editions published between 1003 and 2013 in French and English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Count Thibault is a brave warrior and respected nobleman in 12th century France. Count Thibault has a loyal servant in the half-bright Andre. An aging wizard demonstrates a new potion and Thibault and Andre find themselves transported to the year 2000. Julia, a museum employee who bears a striking resemblance to the Counts love, finds the visitors and becomes their unofficial guide to life in the Windy City. Thibault soon discovers that the young woman is actually descended from his family, and he realizes he has to get back to the 12th century before his absence prevents Julia from existing
Madame de-- by Max Ophuls( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in French and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most cherished work from French master Max Ophuls; this is a profoundly emotional, cinematographically adventurous tale of deceptive opulence and tragic romance. When an aristocratic woman known only as Madame de sells a pair of earrings given to her by her husband in order to pay a debt, she sets off a chain reaction of financial and carnal consequences that can end only in despair
Les cousins by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claude Chabrol crafts a sly moral fable about a provincial boy who comes to live with his sophisticated bohemian cousin in Paris. Through these seeming opposites, Chabrol conjures a darkly comic character study that questions notions of good and evil, love and jealousy, and success in the modern world. A mirror image of Le beau Serge, Les cousins recasts that film's stars, Jean-Claude Brialy and Gérard Blain, in startlingly reversed roles
La doublure by Francis Veber( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in French and English and held by 640 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 )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and French and held by 593 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
La gloire de mon père by Yves Robert( Visual )

40 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in French and English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Marcel Pagnol's childhood holidays in Provence continues in My Mother's Castle. During a Christmas in the region, Marcel's affection for the area deepens and he also learns to love and appreciate his mother's true nature
La faute à Fidel Blame it on Fidel by Julie Gavras( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in French and English and held by 557 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
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.29 (from 0.14 for Robin Hood ... to 0.96 for Gaumont tr ...)

The science of sleep
Alternative Names

controlled identityGaumont Franco-Film Aubert (Firm)

controlled identitySociété des établissements Gaumont

controlled identitySociété L. Gaumont et Cie

controlled identitySociété nouvelle des établissements Gaumont

Cinématèque Gaumont

Cinémathèque Gaumont

Gaumont SA

Société Nouvelle des Etablissements Gaumont

Languages
Covers
La passion de Jeanne D'Arc = Passion of Joan of ArcThe professionalCamille ClaudelThe science of sleepNikitaUn condamné à mort s'est échappé, ou, Le vent souffle où il vent A man escapedLa doublureVatelLa gloire de mon père