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Gaumont (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,212 works in 2,874 publications in 4 languages and 53,310 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Biographical films  History  Animated films  Romantic comedy 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 )

48 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in English and French and held by 2,189 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
Leap!( Visual )

14 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in English and held by 1,625 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
The intouchables by Éric Toledano( Visual )

30 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and held by 1,576 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 )

21 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 1,501 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 )

11 editions published between 1928 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,154 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 )

25 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in English and held by 1,100 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 )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2019 in French and English and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A historically accurate depiction of 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 )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is love-struck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world"--IMDb
Splice by Vincenzo Natali( Visual )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 924 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 femme, 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 death of Stalin by Armando Iannucci( Visual )

6 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the tyrannical ruler Stalin dies, his hapless inner circle scrambles to come up with the next evolution of the revolution, but it's clear everyone is really out for themselves. Proof that comedy, like politics, is all in the execution
Nikita by Luc Besson( Visual )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in French and English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drug-addicted murderous teen named Nikita (Anne Parillaud) is given a second chance by a government agency looking to exploit her penchant for motiveless violence
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in French and held by 720 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
The neon demon by Nicolas Winding Refn( Visual )

8 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When aspiring model Jesse 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 )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in French and English and held by 672 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!
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in French and English and held by 618 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 doublure = The valet by Francis Veber( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and English and held by 610 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 )

11 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in French and English and held by 609 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 )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and French and held by 581 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
Madame de--( Visual )

9 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 577 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
La faute à Fidel = Blame it on Fidel by Julie Gavras( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in French and English and held by 539 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
 
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The science of sleep
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La passion de Jeanne d'Arc = Passion of Joan of ArcThe professionalCamille ClaudelThe science of sleepNikitaCarmenLa doublure = The valetVatel
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
English (199)

French (155)

Turkish (2)

Japanese (1)