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Gaumont (Firm)

Overview
Works: 6,235 works in 8,307 publications in 6 languages and 43,878 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Parodies, imitations, etc  Interviews  Romantic comedy films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Producer, pre, Distributor, Printer, Publisher, Donor, Photographer, Editor, Illustrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Gaumont (Firm)
The fifth element by Luc Besson ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and French and held by 2,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two hundred and fifty years in the future, life as we know it is threatened by the arrival of Evil. Only the fifth element can stop the Evil from estinguishing life, as it tries to do every five thousand years
The intouchables by Éric Toledano ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After a paragliding accident, Philippe, a rich aristocrat, is confined to his home. He employs Driss as home help. Driss is a young guy from the projects recently out of prison. In short, the person the least adapted for the job. Vivaldi and Earth, Wind and Fire, fine language and slang, suits and jogging outfits come together and a clash is inevitable. Two worlds collide and win each other over to give birth to a friendship as crazy, funny, and fierce as it is unexpected. A unique relationship that will make sparks fly and render Philippe and Driss untouchable."--Unifrance website
Robin Hood men in tights by Mel Brooks ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 1,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robin Hood attempts to save England from Prince John and the Sheriff of Rottingham, while also winning the heart of Maid Marian
Danton by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatic recounting of the power struggle between the leading figures of the French revolution, Danton and Robespierre. with the new republic in place, Robespierre heads the 'Committee for Public Safety" and has begun his "Reign of Terror", flushing out any dissenting voices and sending them to the guillotine. Danton returns to Paris after his self-imposed exile to call an end to the bloodshed, but in doing so makes a dangerous enemy of his former ally
La Passion de Jeanne D'Arc The passion of Joan of Arc by Carl Theodor Dreyer ( Visual )
6 editions published in 1999 in French and English and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the trial of the country girl who led the armies of France in triumph against the English
Splice by Vincenzo Natali ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two young scientists become superstars by splicing different animal DNA to create fantastical new creatures. Ignoring legal and ethical boundaries, the scientists, who are romantically involved, introduce human DNA into their experiment and risk the dawn of a terrifying new era
The science of sleep by Michel Gondry ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A playful romantic fantasy set inside the topsy-turvey brain of Stephane, an eccentric young man whose dreams constantly invade his waking life. Unable to find the secret to his neighbor's heart while awake, he searches for the answer in his dreams
Un condamné à mort s'est échappé, ou, Le vent souffle où il vent A man escaped by Robert Bresson ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in French and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A French Resistance fighter is sent to an infamous prison in Lyon in 1943, where 7,000 of the 12,000 prisoners died either by natural means or by execution. Lt. Fontaine is certain that execution awaits him, and begins planning his escape. For a period of time he goes it alone, but reluctantly takes on a partner. He gets some help from a couple of prisoners allowed to stroll in the exercise yard, but for the most part he is a figure of isolation
Nikita by Luc Besson ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in French and English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cop-killer junkie is forced by the government to become an undercover assassin or face a life in prison
L'Atalante by Jean Vigo ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in French and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Juliette marries Jean, she comes to live with him aboard the barge "L'Atalante", where they travel along the Seine River. The bride, becomes bored and leaves the ship for Paris where she starts flirting with other men
La doublure by Francis Veber ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pierre Levasseur is an important CEO who is photographed with his lover, Elena, a world-famous model. In an attempt to salvage his marriage, he tries to convince his wife that Elena is not his lover, but that of François Pignon, the porter who was passing by and ended up on the photograph. To make his story believable, Levasseur convinces Pignon and Elena to move in together and to pretend to be a couple. Things get more complicated when this creates tensions between Pignon and his former flatmate Richard and his love interest Émilie. Ultimately, Levasseur's wife discovers the truth and decides to play games with her husband
Week end by Jean-Luc Godard ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in French and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A middle class couple on a weekend trip get caught up in an armed liberation struggle. A sarcastic portrait of France in 1967
Le placard Closet ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in French and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
François Pignon, a very bland sort of man who works as an accountant in a condom factory, is about to be fired. His new neighbour comes up with an idea to prevent such a thing from happening: he creates photos and then spreads the rumor that François is gay so that the factory management might be afraid they'll be sued for sexual discrimination. Of course, nothing happens as it should, but the changes in François Pignon's life--and other people's too--is drastic!
Vatel by Roland Joffé ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Basada en la historia de un hombre ordinario, un despiadado Rey y una mujer en común. En el oeste de Francia, el Principe de Condé, tiene la oportunidad de salir de la bancarrota, pagando al rey con un favor el de organizar un fin de semana de espectáculo y derroche, este plan sólo podría llevarse a cabo con la ayuda de Vatel un hombre capaz de satisfacer los exigentes gustos del Rey, pero Vatel llama la atención de Anne, lo que lo pone en competencia con el Rey, que esta interesado en ella también. Una historia grandiosa que hay que ver para creer"--Container
Madame de-- ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in French and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wife of a 19th century General sells the earrings her husband gave her on their wedding day to pay off debts, which sets off a chain reaction of deceit that includes her husband, his mistress, and her lover
Carmen by Georges Bizet ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in French and English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 19th century Seville, Don Jose, a naive army corporal seduced by Carmen, abandons his career, his fiancee, even his dying mother. However, Carmen soon tires of him and takes up with a toreador. Don Jose begs the gypsy to return to him, but tragedy is the result of her taunting declarations of freedom
La faute à Fidel Blame it on Fidel by Julie Gavras ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in French and English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Fernando and Marie decide to dedicate themselves full time to various political causes, their nine-year-old daughter, Anna, must learn to face the world on her own
The professional ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New York's top hit man becomes the unwilling guardian of his next-door neighbors' 12-year-old daughter and helps her track the psychotic agent who murdered her family so she can exact her revenge
E la nave va And the ship sails on ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in Italian and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1914, a colorful melange of celebrities embark on a funeral voyage for a dead opera star. An allegorical film blending spectacle, humour, poignance and grotesquerie
L'albero degli zoccoli The tree of wooden clogs ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Italian and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Details the life of three peasant families in 19th century Italy. Evokes the time and place rather than telling a narrative
 
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controlled identity Gaumont (Firm)

controlled identity Gaumont Franco-Film Aubert (Firm)

controlled identity Société des établissements Gaumont

controlled identity Société L. Gaumont et Cie

controlled identity Société nouvelle des établissements Gaumont

Cinématèque Gaumont
Cinémathèque Gaumont
Comptoir général de la photographie
G.F.F.A.
Gaumont Buena Vista International.
Gaumont Franco film Aubert
Gaumont international
Gaumont production
Gaumont vidéo
GFFA
SNEG
Société nouvelle des établissements Gaumont
Languages
French (136)
English (75)
Italian (14)
Japanese (1)
Turkish (1)
Russian (1)
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