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Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)

Overview
Works: 500 works in 2,327 publications in 5 languages and 254,604 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  History  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  Crime films  Martial arts films 
Roles: prn, fds, 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 )

36 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,140 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 aristocratic woman prepares for an arranged marriage, but soon reveals her superior fighting talents and her romantic past. As each warrior battles for justice, they come face-to-face with their worst enemy, and the enduring power of love
Inside job by Charles H Ferguson( Visual )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,815 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 -- Melvyl
Capote by Bennett Miller( Visual )

33 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1959, Truman Capote was a popular writer for The New Yorker. He learns about the horrific and senseless murder of a family of four in Halcomb, Kansas. Inspired by the story, Capote and his partner, Harper Lee, travel to the town to do research for an article. However, as Capote digs deeper into the story, he is inspired to expand the project into what would be his greatest work, "In Cold Blood."
Midnight in Paris by Woody Allen( Visual )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,490 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"--IMDB.com
Whiplash by Damien Chazelle( Visual )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,318 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 )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in French and English and held by 2,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of about a young girl in Iran during the Islamic revolution, when people's hopes were dashed as fundamentalists took power. -- provided by author
Who killed the electric car? by Chris Paine( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 2,209 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 peremptorily 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 )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After everything in her life falls to pieces, including her marriage to wealthy businessman Hal, elegant New York socialite Jasmine moves into her sister Ginger's humble apartment in San Francisco to try to pull herself back together again
Winged Migration by Jacques Perrin( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 2,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows bird migrations flying over the seven continents: from one pole to the other, from the seas to snowcapped mountains, from the canopy of heaven to mangroves and swamps
Lola rennt = Run Lola run by Tom Tykwer( Visual )

37 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,059 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
Foxcatcher by Bennett Miller( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,994 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 )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in German and English and held by 1,991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This critically-acclaimed, Oscar-winning film (Best Foreign Language Film, 2006) is the erotic, emotionally-charged experience Lisa Schwarzbaum (Entertainment Weekly) calls "a nail-biter of a thriller!" Before the collapse of the Berlin Wall, East Germany's population was closely monitored by the State Secret Police (Stasi). Only a few citizens above suspicion, like renowned pro-Socialist playwright Georg Dreyman, were permitted to lead private lives. But when a corrupt government official falls for Georg's stunning actress-girlfriend, Christa, an ambitious Stasi policeman is ordered to bug the writer's apartment to gain incriminating evidence against the rival. Now, what the officer discovers is about to dramatically change their lives - as well as his - in this seductive political thriller Peter Travers (Rolling Stone) proclaims is "the best kind of movie: one you can't get out of your head."
The Fog of War : Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara by Errol Morris( Visual )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 1,918 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 )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 1,912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The central focus in Volver is a family of women: mother and grandmother Irene, her daughters Raimunda and Sole, and Raimunda's 14-year-old daughter Paula. Irene is dead: She died with the girls' father in a fire many years ago in their birth village in La Mancha. Raimunda lives in Madrid with Paula and her shiftless husband, who is malevolent, irrelevant, or absent. Separated Sole runs an unlicensed beauty parlor in her apartment. Their old aunt Paula, still lives in the village and speaks about her sister Irene as if she were still alive. When the aunt dies, some things change, many things return, and Raimunda's troubles become extremely complicated. She bustles through them with passionate determination, a hard-working woman pulled in fifty directions, making a life for her family, reveling in every emotion but self-pity
An Education by Lone Scherfig( Visual )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,819 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 )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In and out of rehab for the past 10 years, Kym Buchman returns to the family home for the wedding of her sister Rachel. She brings with her a long history of personal crisis and family conflict. The wedding party, friends and relatives have gathered for an idyllic weekend of feasting, music and love, but Kym's passion for the dramatic incites tension in the family
Searching for Sugar Man by Malik Bendjelloul( Visual )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and French and held by 1,763 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
The lady in the van by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film tells the true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who 'temporarily' parked her van in Bennett's London driveway and proceeded to live there for fifteen years
Why We Fight by Frank Capra( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,674 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
 
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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

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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 (208)

German (34)

Chinese (22)

French (17)

Spanish (6)

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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 Fight