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Gaumont (Firm)

Works: 791 works in 1,831 publications in 5 languages and 51,975 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Historical films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  History  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Children's films  War 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 )

27 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in English and held by 2,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For ex-Marine Korben Dallas, life has become tediously repetitive: he drives a flying cab for a living, and eats take away from the same Chinese restaurant, which delivers directly to his window, every day. But little does Korben know, a great extra-terrestrial Evil has teamed up with Zorg, and threatens to destroy the Earth, an event which can only be prevented by combining the four Earthly elements with an alien "Fifth" element. Soon, Korben finds himself a pivotal figure in saving the Earth when a beautiful alien, Leeloo, falls through the roof of his cab, and turns out to be the elusive fifth element"--Container
The intouchables by Éric Toledano( Visual )

22 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and held by 1,505 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 )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,377 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
Leon by Luc Besson( Visual )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,332 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
La passion de Jeanne d'Arc = Passion of Joan of Arc by Carl Theodor Dreyer( Visual )

21 editions published between 1928 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the trial of the country girl who led the armies of France in triumph against the English
Leap!( Visual )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

27 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,135 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 )

12 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 953 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( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 948 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
Camille Claudel by Bruno Nuytten( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in French and English and held by 935 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
Nikita by Luc Besson( Visual )

25 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in French and English and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drug addicted street punk becomes an assassin for the government
The messenger : the story of Joan of Arc by Luc Besson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and French and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1412, a young girl called Jeanne is born in Domrémy, France. The times are hard: The Hunderd Years war with England has been going on since 1337, English knights and soldiers roam the country. Jeanne develops into a very religious young woman, she confesses several times a day. At the age of 13, she has her first vision and finds a sword. When coming home with it, she finds the English leveling her home town. Years after that, in 1428, she knows her mission is to be ridding France of the English and so sets out to meet Charles, the Dauphin. In his desperate military situation, he welcomes all help and gives the maiden a chance to prove her divine mission. After the successful liberation of Orléans and Reims, the Dauphin can be crowned traditionally in the cathedral of Reims - and does not need her anymore, since his wishes are satisfied. Jeanne d'Arc gets set up in his trap and is imprisoned by the Burgundians. In a trial against her under English law, she can't be forced to tell about her divine visions she has had continuously since childhood. Being condemned of witchcraft and being considered as relapsed heretic, she is sentenced to death. Jeanne d'Arc is burnt alive in the marketplace of Rouen on May 30th, 1431, at only 19 years of age
Un condamné à mort s'est échappé, ou, Le vent souffle où il veut = A man escaped by Robert Bresson( Visual )

30 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in French and held by 853 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
The neon demon by Nicolas Winding Refn( Visual )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When aspiring model Jesse (Elle Fanning) moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will use any means necessary to get what she has
Le placard = Closet by Francis Veber( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in French and English and held by 692 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!
Week end by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

9 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in French and English and held by 639 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
La doublure by Francis Veber( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A porter and a top-model have to pretend to be a couple in order to salvage a CEO's marriage
Madame de--( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in French and held by 607 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 )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and French and held by 594 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
Belle et Sébastien by Nicolas Vanier( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and French and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French Alps, 1943. Six-year old orphan Sebastian lives on the mountainside with a kind but gruff caretaker. He forms a bond with Belle, a wild dog. Together they help refugees fleeing Nazi Germany for the safety of Switzerland
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