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Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)

Overview
Works: 756 works in 3,413 publications in 6 languages and 278,112 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Biographical films  History  Nonfiction films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Martial arts films  Romance 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)
Wo hu cang long = Wo hu cang long = Crouching tiger, hidden dragon by Ang Lee( Visual )

40 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,993 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 )

27 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 2,822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provided is an analysis of the global financial crisis of 2008, which at a cost over $20 trillion, 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, traced is 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 English and Spanish and held by 2,660 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 Holcomb, 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." He arranges extensive interviews with the convicted killers, especially with Perry Smith. However, his feelings of compassion for Perry conflicts with his need for closure for 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 )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,486 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 )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in French and English and held by 2,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Academy Award nominated film follows the Islamic Revolution through the eyes of a precocious 9-year-old girl trying to find her own place in the world amidst bombs, veils, racism, and tragedy
Blue Jasmine by Woody Allen( Visual )

19 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,200 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
Whiplash by Damien Chazelle( Visual )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,069 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
Winged Migration by Jacques Perrin( Visual )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 2,066 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
Who killed the electric car? by Chris Paine( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,000 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
Foxcatcher by Bennett Miller( Visual )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,985 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 )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in German and held by 1,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1984 East Berlin simple surveillance assignment: Capt. Gerd Wiesler, a Stasi officer and a specialist in surveillance, has been assigned to 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. Wiesler's sympathies shift from the government to its people - or at least to this one particular person
Volver by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 1,901 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
Call me by your name by Luca Guadagnino( Visual )

12 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the summer of 1983 in Italy, and Elio, a precocious 17-year-old, spends his days in his family's villa transcribing and playing classical music, reading and flirting with his friend Marzia. One day, Oliver, a charming American scholar arrives as the annual summer intern tasked with helping Elio's father, an eminent professor. Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire over the course of a summer that will alter their lives forever
An Education by Lone Scherfig( Visual )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A coming-of-age story about a teenage girl in 1960s suburban London, and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age
The Fog of War : Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara by Errol Morris( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,782 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
Searching for Sugar Man by Malik Bendjelloul( Visual )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,758 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 Michael Radford( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,710 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
Rachel getting married by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,701 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
The lady in the van by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

9 editions published in 2016 in English and French and held by 1,681 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
Shi mian mai fu = House of Flying Daggers by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,662 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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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Wo hu cang long = Wo hu cang long = Crouching tiger, hidden dragon
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CapoteWinged MigrationDas Leben der Anderen = The lives of othersVolverAn EducationThe Fog of War : Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamaraRachel getting marriedShi mian mai fu = House of Flying Daggers
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 Filmproduktiounsgesellschaft

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

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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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English (245)

Chinese (44)

French (16)

German (12)

Spanish (8)

Turkish (1)