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Kino International Corporation

Overview
Works: 1,819 works in 5,088 publications in 9 languages and 144,035 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  Horror films  Comedy films  War films 
Roles: Distributor, fds, prn, Producer, Originator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Kino International Corporation
 
Most widely held works by Kino International Corporation
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

36 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2026, the rich rule over the poor, who live underground. One man tries to bridge the gap between the two classes. In July 2008 a complete copy of the film was discovered with an additional 25 minutes of lost footage that had not been seen since the film's premiere in 1927. After years of restoration the sci-fi epic was re-released in theaters in 2010 as The Complete Metropolis
Daughters of the dust by Julie Dash( Visual )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a large African-American family as they prepare to move North from the Sea Islands off the coast of Georgia at the dawn of the 20th century
Der blaue Engel = The blue angel by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

27 editions published between 1930 and 2001 in German and English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A straight-laced professor falls in love with a nighclub singer leading to his eventual downfall
The wonderful, horrible life of Leni Riefenstahl by Ray Müller( Visual )

18 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with Leni Riefenstahl, now in her nineties, flash-backs and modern film sequences tell the story of the most famous woman film director of all time. Known for her films made during the Third Reich, Riefenstahl's story is a controversial one. Best known for her "Triumph of the Will," the film made of the 1934 Nazi Party Congress, it proved to be her undoing
Faust : eine deutsche Volkssage by F.W Murnau( Visual )

17 editions published between 1926 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El cuento clásico de un hombre que vende su alma al diablo
The General by Buster Keaton( Visual )

31 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rejected by the Confederate army, and taken for a coward by his beloved, young Johnny Gray is given a chance to redeem himself when he wages a one-man war against Yankee spies who have stolen his locomotive
The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This remains one of the most controversial films ever made. It was a landmark achievement in film history that combines brilliant battle scenes and tender romance with a vicious portrayal of African Americans. However flawed it now seems, it is undeniable that the film itself made history. Special features disc includes several Civil War shorts directed by D.W. Griffiths as well as archival material from a 1915 souvenir book and information on legal protests and scenes cut from the 1922 re-release
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari : a film in six acts( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in 3 languages and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The most brilliant example of that dark and twisted film movement known as German expressionism, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is a plunge into the mind of insanity that severs all ties with the rational world. Director Robert Wiene and a team of designers crafted a nightmare realm in which light, shadow and substance are abstracted, a world in which a demented doctor and a carnival sleepwalker perpetuate a series of murders in a small community. This Kino on Video edition is taken from a 35mm print restored by the Bundesarchiv-Filmarchiv of Germany, featuring the original color tinting and toning. The title translation is by Kinograph Montréal."--Conteneur
Der letzte Mann by F. W Murnau( Visual )

31 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a hotel doorman who is demoted to washroom attendant because of his age. Humiliated, the considers suicide. Then, by a strange twist of fate, he becomes a millionaire. This silent film is told entirely by camera, without title cards
Nosferatu : a symphony of horror by F. W Murnau( Visual )

27 editions published between 1922 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first film version of Bram Stoker's Dracula. The insatiable Transylvanian vampire, Count Orlock (Nosferatu), leaves his castle in the Carpathians and travels by ship to Bremen, bringing coffins filled with dirt and plague rats
Rhinoceros by Tom O'Horgan( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhinoceros tells the story of a French town plagued by rhinoceroses. These are not ordinary rhinoceroses, but people who have been victims of "rhinoceritis." Or is it something else entirely?
Kynodontas = Dogtooth by Yorgos Lanthimos( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Greek, Modern and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A darkly surreal look at three teenagers confined to an isolated country estate and kept under strict rule and regimen by their parents - an alternately hilarious and nightmarish experiment of manipulation and oppression
Moscow does not believe in tears by Vladimir Menʹshov( Visual )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in Russian and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy about three young, working-class, country girls, who go to Moscow in 1958 to seek work, men, and success. Looks at the results of their expedition in 1978
La pianiste = The piano teacher by Michael Haneke( Visual )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in French and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erika is a loner. A middle aged piano teacher of some repute, she is unmarried, living with her mother in a small apartment in Vienna, her days an unending round of conservatory students, rehearsals, and dinner in front of the television. Her sex life consists of visits to sex shops and voyeurism. When she becomes involved with a student who has become infatuated with her, she tries to share her obsessions with him--with tragic results
Battleship Potemkin : from the series "The year 1905"( Visual )

4 editions published between 1925 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Re-creates the 1905 mutiny on the battleship "Prince Potemkin." It focuses on a mutiny by the battleship's crew and the subsequent massacre of civilians, reflecting the spirit of the times
The iceman cometh by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

13 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the faded, Vermeer-like light of Harry Hope's 1912 New York skid row bar, a rag tag group of fallen men await the annual arrival of their friend Hickey. But now Hickey is sober, and he wants his drunken friends to do the same
Chun guang zha xie by Kar-wai Wong( Visual )

21 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in Chinese and English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art-film style movie tells the story of a pair of gay lovers living out the waning days of their relationship as expatriates in Buenos Aires
Dersu Uzala = The hunter by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in Russian and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of the friendship between Vladimir Arsenyev, a well-known Soviet explorer, and his guide, Dersu Uzala. It is the story of a man's unity with nature and of the struggle for survival in the wilderness
Poetry = Si by Ch'ang-dong Yi( Visual )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in Korean and and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A sixty-something woman, faced with the discovery of a heinous family crime and in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, finds strength and purpose when she enrolls in a poetry class"--IMDb
Vozvrashchenie = The return by Andreĭ Zvi︠a︡gint︠s︡ev( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in Russian and English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having a fatherless childhood, young brothers Andrei and Ivan have grown closer than most siblings. But when they least expect it, the father the boys have never known returns. Under the cool midnight sun of a coastal Russian summer, the boys eagerly hop into a car for a fishing trip with a complete stranger they absolutely need to believe is their father. As they travel deep into the wilderness, their journey devolves from vacation to boot camp to father-son love triangle and ultimately to a test of wills that pushes to the brink of violence
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityKino Lorber, Inc.

controlled identityLorber HT Digital

Kino International

Kino International Corp.

Kino on Video (Firm)

Kino on Video (Firme)

Kino Video (Firm)

Kino Video (Firme)

Languages
English (181)

German (48)

Russian (34)

French (20)

Chinese (18)

Greek, Modern (8)

Korean (8)

(1)

Spanish (1)