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Gaumont (Firm)

Overview
Works: 914 works in 1,730 publications in 5 languages and 40,608 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  Fiction  Romantic comedy films  Fantasy films  Interviews  Juvenile works 
Roles: Producer, pre, Distributor, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Gaumont (Firm)
 
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Most widely held works by Gaumont (Firm)
The fifth element by Luc Besson( Visual )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and French and held by 2,093 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 extinguishing life, as it tries to do every five thousand years
The intouchables by Éric Toledano( Visual )
14 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and held by 1,335 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 )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 1,285 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 )
27 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,186 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
La Passion de Jeanne D'Arc The passion of Joan of Arc by Carl Theodor Dreyer( Visual )
6 editions published in 1999 in French and English and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the trial of the country girl who led the armies of France in triumph against the English
Splice by Vincenzo Natali( Visual )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Clive et Elsa sont jeunes, brillants et ambitieux. Les nouvelles espèces animales qu'ils ont créées leur ont donné la réputation de superstars rebelles du monde scientifique. En secret, ils introduisent un gène humain dans leur expérimentation. Le résultat est quelque chose sans commune mesure avec l'addition des divers éléments : une femmes, mélange humain et animal qui peut représenter une nouvelle étape dans l'échelle de l'évolution. Clive et Elsa pensent qu'ils ont peut-être généré l'être parfait jusqu'à ce que celui-ci se métamorphose finalement en un monstre qui risque de les détruire et le reste de l'humanité avec eux."--Conteneur
The science of sleep by Michel Gondry( Visual )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 933 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 )
18 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in French and held by 823 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
Nikita by Luc Besson( Visual )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in French and English and held by 814 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 634 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
Week end by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in French and held by 608 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
Madame de-- ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in French and held by 606 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 598 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
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in French and English and held by 591 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 557 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 professional ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 555 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
Le placard Closet ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 525 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!
E la nave va And the ship sails on by Federico Fellini( Visual )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in Italian and held by 508 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 490 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
Last night by Massy Tadjedin( Visual )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A married couple in New York City are apart for the night. Each will be confronted by temptation that may decide the fate of their marriage
 
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