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Gaumont (Firm)

Overview
Works: 963 works in 1,888 publications in 5 languages and 43,416 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Biographical films  History  Silent films  Action and adventure films  Motion pictures 
Roles: Producer, pre, Distributor, prn, Editor
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 2,111 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 ric Toledano( Visual )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story of friendship between a handicapped millionaire and his street-smart ex-con caretaker
Robin Hood men in tights by Mel Brooks( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 1,305 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
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

28 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,168 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
The passion of Joan of Arc by Carl Th. Dreyer La passion de Jeanne D'Arc by Carl Theodor Dreyer( Visual )

5 editions published in 1999 in French and English and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiction. Drame historique évoquant le procès et la mort de Jeanne d'Arc. Ce film disparu à la suite d'un incendie, on en retrouve une copie en 1981 dans une institution psychiatrique à Oslo en Norvège. En 1988, le compositeur Richard Einhorn écrit un oratorio inspiré par ce film : Visions of Light. Ces deux oeuvres, le film et l'oratorio, se trouvent réunies pour la première fois dans ce vidéo. Avec Renée Falconetti, Antonin Artaud
Camille Claudel by Bruno Nuytten( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in French and English and held by 971 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 )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 958 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 )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 944 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
Un condamné à mort s'est échappé, ou, Le vent souffle où il vent A man escaped by Robert Bresson( Visual )

20 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in French and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the memoirs of an imprisoned French resistance leader, this unbelievably taut and methodical marvel follows the fictional Fontaine's single-minded pursuit of freedom, detailing the planning and carrying out of his escape with gripping precision
Nikita by Luc Besson( Visual )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in French and English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cop-killer junkie is forced by the government to become an undercover assassin or face a life in prison
La doublure by Francis Veber( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and held by 625 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
Le placard Closet( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in French and held by 624 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
Week end by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

6 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in French and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to collect an inheritance from a dying relative, a bourgeois couple travel across the French countryside while civilization crashes and burns around them. Featuring a justly famous centerpiece sequence in which the camera tracks along a seemingly endless traffic jam, and rich with historical and literary references, is a surreally funny and disturbing call for revolution, a depiction of society retreating to savagery, and, according to the credits, the end of cinema itself
Madame de--( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in French and held by 611 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
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in French and English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film version of the classic opera, with Migenes-Johnson as Carmen, and Domingo as Don José. Carmen seduces Don José who then deserts his post, his family and his honor. When the dashing toreador Escamillo wins Carmen's affections, the spurned Don José is filled with rage and jealousy, and tragedy ensues
The professional( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and French and held by 597 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
Vatel by Roland Joff( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and French and held by 596 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
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 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 9-year-old girl weathers big changes in her household as her parents become radical political activists in 1970-71 Paris
The complete Jean Vigo by Jean Vigo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zéro de conduite: In a repressive boarding school with rigid schools of behavior, four boys decide to rebel against the administration on a celebration day
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 503 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
 
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