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Cappa Productions

Overview
Works: 42 works in 156 publications in 2 languages and 10,975 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  Romance films  Gangster films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Cappa Productions
The Age of Innocence by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New York City in the 1870s, a rigid social code governs how people talk, walk, meet, part, dine, earn their livings, fall in love, and marry. Not a word of the code is written down anywhere, but these people have been studying it since they were born. In this elegant milieu, marriages, like treaties between nations, exist to provide for the orderly transmission of wealth; scions of old and rich families understand that their personal desires have no place in the design. One such is Newland Archer, engaged to marry pretty young May Welland. When he becomes entranced with May's cousin Ellen, the notorious Countess Olenska, every member of that class mobilizes to prevent Archer from doing anything that threatens their needs
Casino by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the opening credits say, the film is "adapted from a true story". The source material is Pileggi's nonfiction biography of Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal, and most of the characters in the film are based on real people
You can count on me by Kenneth Lonergan( Visual )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sammy is a single mom living in a small Catskill town with her eight-year-old son. A lot happens all at once to Sammy as she, sort of, picks up with an old boyfriend, gets a new boss and her wayward brother finally shows up after months of no communication. A crisis of sorts ensues when the son meets his estranged father
The blues, a musical journey by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blues is a seven-part documentary film series exploring the evolution of the blues, featuring rare archival performance footage of Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Willie Dixon ... et al., also including over 100 newly-filmed performances by contemporary artists such as B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Beck ... et al. singing classic blues songs
Cape Fear by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen years after being imprisoned, psychopath Max Cady emerges with a single-minded mission: to seek revenge on his attorney Sam Bowden
Bringing out the dead( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicolas Cage stars as Frank Pierce, a paramedic on the brink of madness from too many years of saving and losing lives
Lymelife by Derick Martini( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Late 1970's. 15-year old Scott is growing up in suburban Long Island. While Scott is caught up in his first love, he finds out that the most important people around him - his father, mother and brother - are not exactly who he thought they were. He watches the relationships of his parents and neighbors slowly crumble as they try to keep up with the drastic economic and emotionally changing times. Family dynamics and divorce weave an intricate tapestry of American life
Piano blues by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Clint Eastwood explores his life-long passion for piano blues using a treasure trove of rare historical acts as well as interviews and performances by such living legends as Ray Charles, Fats Domino and Dr. John."--Container
Feel like going home by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Martin Scorsese winds his way from the banks of the Niger River in Mali to the cotton fields and juke joints of the Mississippi Delta to trace the origins of the blues."--Container
Lightning in a bottle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 50 musicians gather in New York City to celebrate 100 years of the blues in this Blues Music Foundation benefit concert
The soul of a man by Wim Wenders( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using dramatization, archival footage, and live performances explores the blues in the lives and works of Skip James, Blind Willie Johnson and J.B. Lenoir. Features contemporary musicians playing their works
Il mio viaggio in Italia = My voyage to Italy by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My Voyage to Italy is a warm and loving look at the power of movies, ideal for fans of Italian cinema and Martin Scorsese. Scorsese brings an infectious enthusiasm to his recollections of watching neorealist and epic Italian films on television, and to his examination of the masters of Italian neorealism: Roberto Rossellini, Vittorio De Sica, Luchino Visconti, Federico Fellini, and Michelangelo Antonioni. While offering a solid postwar timeline, basic information about the intellectual movements that influenced Italian filmmakers, and close readings of key films, the subject of the documentary is less about Italian cinema than Scorsese's passion for Italian cinema, especially the movies that made him fall in love with moviemaking. Viewers seeking a primer on Italian cinema may be disappointed, while those familiar with both Italian cinema and Scorsese's films will find much to enjoy
The road to Memphis by Richard Pearce( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seven-part television series of personal and impressionistic films, viewed through the lens of seven world-famous directors, capturing the essence of blues music and delving into its global influence, from its roots in Africa to its inspirational role in today's music
Warming by the devil's fire by Charles Burnett( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Burnett explores his own past as a young boy who was shuttled back and forth between Los Angeles and Mississippi, torn between an uncle who loved the blues and a mother who believed that the blues was the devil's music. His film mixes fictional storytelling with documentary footage of performances by a host of blues legends in a tale about a young boy's life in Mississippi in 1956, dramatizing the tensions between the heavenly strains of gospel and the devilish moans of the blues
Godfathers and sons by Marc Levin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hip-hop legend Chuck D and Marshall Chess return to Chicago to explore the heyday of Chicago blues as they unite to produce music that seeks to bring veteran blues players together with contemporary hip-hop musicians such as Common and members of the Roots. Along with archival footage of Howlin' Wolf are original performances by Koko Taylor, Otis Rush, Magic Slim, Ike Turner and Sam Lay
Red, white & blues by Mike Figgis( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike Figgis' film examines the embrace of the blues by British musicians and its global effect in interviews with dozens of the key players of the British blues movement. Features music from an all-star jam session at the Abbey Road studios
A personal journey with Martin Scorsese through American movies by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring extracts from American movies, filmmaker Martin Scorsese shares his personal view and knowledge of films, directors and actors
Kundun by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the life of Tibet's Dalai Lama and his struggle to rule a nation at one of the most challenging times in its history
Martin Scorsese presents the blues : Red, White & Blues( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mike Figgis' film mixes interviews with dozens of the key players of the British blues movement with new music from an all-star jam session at the Abbey Road studios."--Container
Martin Scorsese presents the blues : Warming by the Devil's fire( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Charles Burnett explores his own past as a young boy who was shuttled back and forth between Los Angeles and Mississippi, torn between an uncle who loved the blues and a mother who believed that the blues was the devil's music."--Container
 
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The Age of Innocence
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