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Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)

Overview
Works: 515 works in 2,158 publications in 5 languages and 251,026 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Film adaptations  History  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Romantic comedy films  Television adaptations  Martial arts films  Crime films 
Roles: fds, prn, Producer, Distributor, pre, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon by Ang Lee( Visual )

29 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in Chinese and English and held by 3,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 19th-century China, two master warriors are faced with their greatest challenge when the treasured Green Destiny sword is stolen. A young
Inside job by Charles H Ferguson( Visual )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an analysis of the global financial crisis of 2008. At a cost of over $20 trillion, it caused millions of people to lose their jobs and homes in the worst recession since the Great Depression and nearly resulted in a global financial collapse. Through exhaustive research and extensive interviews with key financial insiders, politicians, journalists, and academics, this film traces the rise of a rogue industry which has corrupted politics, regulation, and academia
Capote by Bennett Miller( Visual )

29 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the night of November 14, 1959, in Holcomb, Kansas, a farmhouse is broken into by Perry Smith and Dick Hickock. With a 'no witness' policy, they murder the entire family. Truman Capote, a popular writer for The New Yorker, learns about the horrific and senseless murder. Inspired by the story material, Capote and his partner, Harper Lee, travel to Holcomb to do research for an article. As Capote digs deeper into the story, he decides to expand the project into what would be his greatest work, 'In Cold Blood.' He arranges extensive interviews with Smith and Hickock, especially with Smith, a man with a troubled history. As he works on his book, Capote feels some compassion for Smith and helps the duo get a new lawyer. However, that feeling deeply conflicts with his need to finished his book which only an execution can provide. That conflict and the mixed motives for both interviewer and subject make for a troubling experience that would produce an literary account that would redefine modern non-fiction
Midnight in Paris by Woody Allen( Visual )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better
Whiplash by Damien Chazelle( Visual )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"El objetivo de Andrew Neiman (Miles Teller), un joven y ambicioso baterista de jazz, es triunfar en el elitista Conservatorio de Música de la Costa Este. Marcado por el fracaso de la carrera literaria de su padre, Andrew alberga sueños de grandeza. Terence Fletcher (J.K. Simmons), un profesor conocido tanto por su talento como por sus rigurosos métodos de enseñanza, dirige el mejor conjunto de jazz del Conservatorio. Cuando Fletcher elige a Andrew para formar parte del grupo, la vida del joven cambiará." --Filmaffinity web site
Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in French and English and held by 2,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1970s Iran, Marjane 'Marji' Statrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family. Their long dream is realized when the hated Shah is defeated in the Iranian Revolution of 1979. Now ruled by Islamic fundamentalists, Marji grows up to witness first hand how the new Iran has become a repressive tyranny on its own. With Marji dangerously refusing to remain silent at this injustice, her parents send her abroad to Vienna to study. This change proves an equally difficult trial for Marji as she finds herself in a different culture loaded with abrasive characters and profound disappointments that deeply trouble her. Even when she returns home, Marji finds that both she and her homeland have changed too much and the young woman and her loving family must decide where she truly belongs
Who killed the electric car? by Chris Paine( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 2,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates the development and demise of the fuel-efficient, environment-friendly electric car. Examines the Bush administration's role in the car's being peremptory pulled from production, the influence of the automobile industry and oil interests, and implications for the future of sustainable energy in the United States
Blue Jasmine by Woody Allen( Visual )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York socialite, deeply troubled and in denial, arrives in San Francisco to impose upon her sister. She looks a million, but isn't bringing money, peace, or love
Lola rennt = Run Lola run by Tom Tykwer( Visual )

37 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thrilling post-MTV, roller-coaster ride about two star-crossed lovers who have only minutes to change the course of their lives. Time is running out: Lola has just received a frantic call from her boyfriend Manni, who's accidentally lost a small fortune he was to deliver to his mobster boss. If they cannot find a way to replace the money within twenty minutes, Manni will surely suffer severe consequences
Winged Migration by Jacques Perrin( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 2,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three years of shooting were needed by five teams in order to follow bird migrations flying over the seven continents: from one pole to another, from the seas to snowcapped mountains, from the canopy of heaven to mangroves and swamps
Foxcatcher by Bennett Miller( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on true events, the dark and fascinating story of the unlikely and ultimately tragic relationship between an eccentric multi-millionaire and two champion wrestlers"--Back of container
Das Leben der Anderen = The lives of others by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in German and English and held by 1,974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

East Berlin, 1984. Capt. Gerd Wiesler, Stasi officer and surveillance specialist has a simple assignment: keep an eye on Georg Dreyman, a respected playwright, and his actress girlfriend, Christa-Maria Sieland. Though Dreyman is known to associate with blacklisted director Albert Jerska, a known dissident, Dreyman's record is spotless. Wiesler discovers that Minister Hempf has an ulterior motive in spying on this seemingly upright citizen. During the investigation, Wiesler unexpectedly finds himself in sympathy with the people - or at least to this one particular person
The Fog of War : Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara by Errol Morris( Visual )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 1,913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of American politics and military policies as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense, under President Kennedy and President Johnson, Robert S. McNamara. McNamara is a controversial and influential political figure. He offers a candid journey through some of the most seminal events in contemporary American history. He offers insights into the 1945 fire bombing of Tokyo, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the effects of the Vietnam War
Volver by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 1,901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raimunda is struggling to make ends meet, holding down several jobs while supporting her unemployed husband and her teenage daughter. When Raimunda and her sister are visited by the ghost of their dead mother, it becomes clear that some long-repressed family issues remain unresolved
An Education by Lone Scherfig( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1960's, 16-year-old Jenny Mellor lives with her parents in a London suburb. She is smart, pretty, and working toward her goal of being accepted into Oxford. Her life will take a big turn when she meets David, a man twice her age. Now she must decide if she will pursue an education at Oxford, or if she will choose to learn all that a charismatic, older man can teach her
Rachel getting married by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kym is a former model. Kym is in rehab. Kym's family is well healed but extremely dysfunctional. Kym is responsible for a horrible tragedy that no one will talk about. Her sister, Rachel, is about to be married, and Kym is granted a leave to attend. Kym wants desperately to fit in, to be a normal person, but she doesn't know how. In her slouchy dark clothes, with a choppy, angular haircut, she seems programmed to shut everyone out. Kym, as a participating member of the wedding, finally comes to understand that giving up a certain amount of control in the interest of a mutual good is a fair definition of the state of marriage, and sometimes, you have to take the risk and see what happens, for better or for worse
Searching for Sugar Man by Malik Bendjelloul( Visual )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and French and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1970s, Sixto Rodriguez was a Detroit folksinger who had a short-lived recording career. Unknown to him, his musical story continued in South Africa where he became a pop music icon. Long rumored there to be dead, two fans, record store owner Stephen Segerman and journalist Craig Bartholomew-Strydom, decided to seek out the truth of his fate
William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Antonio, a successful but cash-poor merchant, approaches Shylock, a wealthy moneylender, for a loan to help his young friend Bassanio woo the fair Portia. Despite being longtime enemies, Shylock grants the request, but demands one pound of Antonio's flesh if the debt is not repaid on time. When Antonio defaults on the loan, Shylock seeks what is legally owed him but soon learns that those to whom evil is done, do evil in return"--Container
Why We Fight by Frank Capra( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores a half-century of U.S. foreign policy from World War II to the Iraq War, revealing how, as Dwight Eisenhower had warned in his 1961 Farewell Address, political and corporate interests have become alarmingly entangled in the business of war. On a deeper level, what emerges is a portrait of a nation in transition--drifting dangerously far from her founding principles toward a more imperial and uncertain future
Shi mian mai fu = House of Flying Daggers by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Chinese and English and held by 1,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"China 859 A.D. The once-mighty Tang dynasty is in decline. The emperor is weak and incompetent. His corrupt government no longer controls the land. Unrest sweeps the country. Village by village, an underground alliance forms: The House of Flying Daggers. Based near the imperial capital the House of Flying Daggers moves in the shadows. Stealing from the rich to give to the poor, they earn the support of the people. At the same time, they are feared and hated, by their bitter rivals, the local deputies."--Title screens. Local captains Leo and Jin set out to investigate a blind young dancer named Mei, who is believed to have ties to the Flying Daggers. Leo arrests Mei, only to have Jin break her out in a plot to gain her trust and lead the police to the new leader of the secret organization. Things are, however, far more complicated than they seem
 
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Alternative Names
Sony Pictures Classics casa di distribuzione cinematografica in Stati Uniti d'America

Sony Pictures Classics film production company and film distributor in United States

Sony Pictures Classics filmgyártó vállalat és filmforgalmazó, Amerikai Egyesült Államok

Sony Pictures Classics filmproductiemaatschappij en filmdistributeur in Verenigde Staten van Amerika

Sony Pictures Classics Filmproduktionsgesellschaft und Filmverleih in Vereinigte Staaten

Sony Pictures Classics productora de cine y distribuidora cinematográfica de Estados Unidos

Sony Pictures Classics société américaine de production et de distribution de films

Sony Pictures Classics кинокомпания и кинодистрибьютор в Соединённые Штаты Америки

Sony Pictures Classics Кінодистриб'ютор в Сполучені Штати Америки

Sony Pictures Classics филмско издавачко предузеће и филмски дистрибутер у Сједињене Америчке Државе

Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc. Sony Pictures Classics

سوني بيكتشرز كلاسيك

سونی پیکچرز کلاسیک سونی پیکچرز کلاسیکس (انگلیسی: Sony Pictures Classics) یکی از بخش‌های سونی پیکچرز است که در سال ۱۹۹۲ تأسیس شد

সনি পিকচার্স ক্লাসিকস

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소니 픽처스 클래식스 제작사 & 영화 배급사, 미국

ソニー・ピクチャーズ・クラシックス 番組制作会社と映画配給のアメリカ合衆国

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Languages
English (187)

German (35)

Chinese (27)

French (14)

Spanish (3)

Covers
CapoteWinged MigrationDas Leben der Anderen = The lives of othersThe Fog of War : Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamaraVolverAn EducationRachel getting marriedWhy We FightShi mian mai fu = House of Flying Daggers