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Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)

Overview
Works: 943 works in 4,539 publications in 5 languages and 298,792 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Biographical films  History  Comedy films  Nonfiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Coming-of-age films  Romance films 
Roles: prn, fds, Producer, Distributor, Publisher, pre
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)
Inside job by Charles H Ferguson( Visual )

35 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,821 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 )

39 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1959, Truman Capote was a popular writer for The New Yorker. The brutal and senseless murder of a family of four in Halcomb, Kansas captured his attention. Capote and his partner, Harper Lee, travel to the town to do research for an article. As Capote digs deeper into the story, he is inspired to expand the project into what would be his greatest work, "In Cold Blood." However, his feelings of compassion for Perry Smith make for a troubling experience that would produce an literary account that would redefine modern non-fiction
Midnight in Paris by Woody Allen( Visual )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2020 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,484 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
Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi( Visual )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in French and English and held by 2,448 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
Call me by your name by Luca Guadagnino( Visual )

21 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 2,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Northern Italy in 1983, seventeen year old Elio begins a relationship with visiting Oliver, his father's research assistant, with whom he bonds over his emerging sexuality, their Jewish heritage, and the beguiling Italian landscape
Wo hu cang long = Crouching tiger, hidden dragon by Ang Lee( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Chinese and held by 2,154 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
Blue Jasmine by Woody Allen( Visual )

24 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Writer/director Woody Allen's latest ... centers around Jasmine (Cate Blanchett), a former New York socialite teetering on an emotional tightrope, balancing between her troubled east coast past and a fresh start in San Francisco. Having moved into her sister's humble apartment, Jasmine ricochets between the tumultuous acceptance of her new limitations and the dreams of reclaiming her past life's glamour ... an intimate portrayal of the battle between fantasy and reality which rages within us all."--Container
Who killed the electric car? by Chris Paine( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,108 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
Whiplash by Damien Chazelle( Visual )

24 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Neyman is an ambitious young jazz drummer, single-minded in his pursuit to rise to the top of his elite East coast music conservatory. Plagued by the failed writing career of his father, Andrew hungers day and night to become one of the greats. Terence Fletcher, an instructor equally known for his teaching talents as for his terrifying methods, leads the top jazz ensemble in the school. Fletcher discovers Andrew and transfers the aspiring drummer into his band
Volver by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 2,073 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
Still Alice by Richard Glatzer( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peu après son cinquantième anniversaire, Alice Howland, éminente professeure de linguistique à l'université Columbia de New York, apprend qu'elle est atteinte d'une forme précoce de la maladie d'Alzheimer. Pire, elle pourrait avoir transmis le gène à ses trois enfants d'âge adulte: Anna, sur le point de recourir à la fécondation in vitro pour avoir un enfant avec son époux; Tom, médecin qui valse d'une petite amie à l'autre; Lydia, la cadette un peu rebelle, qui tente sa chance comme actrice à Los Angeles. John, l'époux d'Alice, se montre patient et compréhensif avec elle. Néanmoins, il hésite à accéder au voeu de son épouse, qui aimerait le voir suspendre temporairement sa carrière de chercheur en médecine pour passer une année auprès d'elle. [(c) Médiafilm]
Winged Migration by Jacques Perrin( Visual )

25 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,983 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
The lady in the van by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,978 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
Foxcatcher by Bennett Miller( Visual )

17 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,935 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 )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in German and held by 1,917 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 wife by Christian Slater( Visual )

13 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in English and held by 1,852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After nearly forty years of marriage, Joan and Joe Castleman are complements. Where Joe is casual, Joan is elegant. Where Joe is vain, Joan is self-effacing. And where Joe enjoys his very public role as Great American Novelist, Joan pours her considerable intellect, grace, charm, and diplomacy into the private role of Great Man's Wife. Joe is about to be awarded the Nobel Prize for his acclaimed and prolific body of work. Joe's literary star has blazed since he and Joan first met in the late 1950s. The Wife interweaves the story of the couple's youthful passion and ambition with a portrait of a marriage, thirty-plus years later--a lifetime's shared compromises, secrets, betrayals, and mutual love
Lola rennt = Run Lola run by Tom Tykwer( Visual )

43 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in German and French and held by 1,848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this pulse-raising thriller, 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 20 minutes, Manni will suffer severe consequences
An Education by Lone Scherfig( Visual )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jenny, a bright young school girl who longs for adulthood, meets David, a dashing older man, he introduces her to his vibrant world of glamorous friends, chic jazz clubs and her own sexual awakening. Will she let this affair ruin her dreams of attending Oxford, as her headmistress fears?
The Fog of War : Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara by Errol Morris( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2021 in English and held by 1,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of America as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense, under President Kennedy and President Johnson, Robert S. McNamara. McNamara was one of the most controversial and influential political figures of the 20th century. Now, he offers a candid and intimate journey through some of the most seminal events in contemporary American history. He offers new and often surprising insights into the 1945 bombing of Tokyo, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the effects of the Vietnam War
Searching for Sugar Man by Malik Bendjelloul( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academy Award-winning documentary following two South African fans of the 1970s musician Rodriguez as they unravel the mystery of what happened to the singer. Most famous for the classic song 'Sugar Man', Rodriguez never enjoyed much commercial success in his home country, but became a phenomenon in South Africa, where he was considered on a par with Bob Dylan and The Beatles. Rumoured to have committed suicide onstage in the 1970s, his story has been shrouded in mystery for decades. The film follows the fans as they unearth clues and follow the trail around the world to discover what happened to this mysterious and talented artist. The feature won an Academy Award and a BAFTA for Best Documentary
 
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Capote
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PersepolisWo hu cang long = Crouching tiger, hidden dragonVolverDas Leben der Anderen = The lives of othersAn EducationThe Fog of War : Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara
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Sony Pictures Classics casa di produzione e distribuzione cinematografica statunitense

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 Filmproduktiounsgesellschaft

Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)

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

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Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc. Sony Pictures Classics

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English (292)

German (56)

French (23)

Spanish (15)

Chinese (1)