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Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)

Overview
Works: 491 works in 2,336 publications in 5 languages and 254,899 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Film adaptations  History  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television adaptations 
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)
<> by Ang Lee( Visual )

37 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two master warriors track the mysterious and highly skilled thief of the legendary sword Green Destiny. They suspect that the evil warrior Jade Fox is involved and hiding in the governor's household. Meanwhile the governor's beautiful daughter, who is hiding secrets of her own, fights against her coming marriage as she admires the freedom of the wudan masters
Inside job by Charles H Ferguson( Visual )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,819 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 )

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 2,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a romantic comedy set in Paris about a family that goes there because of business, and two young people who are engaged to be married in the fall, have experiences there that change their lives. It's about a young man's great love for a city, Paris, and the illusion people have that a life different from their own would be much better
Whiplash by Damien Chazelle( Visual )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,332 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, pushing Andrew to the brink of his ability and sanity
Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi( Visual )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in French and English and held by 2,258 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 2,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates the development and demise of the fuel-efficient, environmentally-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 2,195 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 2,160 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 )

38 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time is running out for Lola. She's just received a frantic phone call from her boyfriend Manni, who's lost a small fortune in cash belonging to his Mob boss. Now she has to run for his life, to try and come up with the money before Manni pays the ultimate price for his mistake. UK Cert. 15
Foxcatcher by Bennett Miller( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,997 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 1,992 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
Volver by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 1,914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The central character 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
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 1,911 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
An Education by Lone Scherfig( Visual )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,818 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 1,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Kym (Anne Hathaway - Golden Globe Nominee, Best Actress, Motion Picture (Drama)), returns to the Buchman family home for the wedding of her sister Rachel (Rosemarie DeWitt), she brings a long history of personal crises, family conflict and tragedy along with her. The wedding couple's abundant party of friends and relations have gathered for a joyful weekend of feasting, music and love, but Kym - with her biting one-liners and flair for bombshell drama - is a catalyst for long-simmering tensions in the family dynamic. Filled with the rich and eclectic characters that remain a hallmark of Jonathan Demme's films, RACHEL GETTING MARRIED paints a heartfelt, perceptive and sometimes hilarious family portrait
Searching for Sugar Man by Malik Bendjelloul( Visual )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and French and held by 1,759 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, a few fans in the 90s decided to seek out the truth of his fate. What follows is a heartening story in which they found far more in their quest than they ever hoped, while a Detroit construction laborer discovered that his lost artistic dreams came true after all
William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,722 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
The lady in the van by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,687 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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سونی پیکچرز کلاسیک سونی پیکچرز کلاسیکس (انگلیسی: Sony Pictures Classics) یکی از بخش‌های سونی پیکچرز است که در سال ۱۹۹۲ تأسیس شد

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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 (210)

German (35)

Chinese (23)

French (17)

Spanish (6)

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CapoteWinged MigrationDas Leben der Anderen = The lives of othersVolverThe Fog of War : Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamaraAn EducationRachel getting marriedWhy We Fight