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Goldcrest Films International

Overview
Works: 126 works in 334 publications in 4 languages and 26,480 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Music  Personal narratives  Juvenile works  Interviews  Fiction  Biography 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Goldcrest Films International
The iron lady by Meryl Streep( Visual )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A surprising and intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the first and only female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. One of the 20th century's most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 1,939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life of Gandhi beginning with his political activities in South Africa during the late 1890's and ending with his assassination at the hands of a Hindu extremist in 1948. Shows the development of his philosophy of non-violence as he leads the people of India to independence from the British
The mission by Roland Joffé( Visual )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 18th-century South America, a Jesuit priest and a soldier join forces to protect an Indian tribe from subjugation by colonial empires
A room with a view by E. M Forster( Visual )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All she wanted was a room with a view on her first trip to Florence. Little did she realize that her wish would lead her into impropriety, confusion, and passion
The killing fields by Roland Joffé( Visual )
14 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dith Pran is an aide, translator and friend of a journalist who is covering the war in Cambodia. He is eventually exiled to the labor camps in Cambodia's countryside, where he endures four years of starvation, torture and war before escaping to Thailand
All dogs go to heaven by David Weiss( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Out for revenge against his double-crossing former partner, the roguish German Shepherd Charlie finds himself guardian to a lonely little orphan named Anne-Marie, and her astounding ability to talk to animals leads this unlikely pair on an adventure packed with thrills, laughter, tears, and true love
Matewan by John Sayles( Visual )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatized version of the battles which took place in the coal fields of West Virginia in the 1920's when the union and the coal companies were at odds
Gilbert & Sullivan's The sorcerer by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )
11 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Each Lord of Ruddigore is cursed to commit a crime a day or die. Robin, who is the Lord of Ruddigore living incognito to avoid the family curse, is exposed and forced into a life of crime until logic offers an ingenious solution and reunion with Rose Maybud
Hope and glory by John Boorman( Visual )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Seven-year-old Billy Rohan (Sebastian Rice Edwards) finds his childhood to be a time of great danger--and even greater discovery. From thunderous bombings at his own doorstep and the constant threat of Luftwaffe air raids to the landing of a German paratrooper in his neighborhood and the joyous obliteration of his much-hated school, Billy's young life is shaped--and even enriched--by the one positive thing war has brought him: liberation from the ordinary. And though Billy is surrounded by decimation and the smoking remnants of ruined lives, his sense of enchanted wonderment and innocence in the face of man's most destructive folly affect him in a way that alters his life forever." --
Local hero by Bill Forsyth( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy about the interaction between Americans representing a Texas oil company and the inhabitants of a small village in Scotland
Escape from New York by John Carpenter( Visual )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted to a walled prison where brutal prisoners roam. But when the US president ... crash lands inside, only one man can bring him back: notorious outlaw and form Special Forces war hero Snake Plissken ... But time is short. In 24 hours, an explosive device implanted in his neck will end Snake's mission-- and his life-- unless he succeeds!"--Container
Gilbert and Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance, or The slave of duty by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of pirates celebrate the coming of age of their apprentice, Frederic. But Frederic has only been a pirate because of his sense of duty. He plans to go to the police and have them arrested. The arrival of a chorus of beautiful 17-year-old girls on a beach outing with their guardian, Major-General Stanley, leads to one complication after another
Gilbert & Sullivan's Patience, or Bunthorne's bride by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poet and aesthete Reginald Bunthorne loves village milkmaid Patience who doesn't love poetry or understand love. She finally discovers what it means and decides to marry Reginald's rival
Soundtrack for a revolution ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the American civil rights movement through its music, the freedom songs protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, and more, as they fought for justice and equality. Includes new performances of the freedom songs by top artists, archival footage, and interviews with civil rights foot soldiers and leaders. Freedom songs evolved from slave chants, from the labor movement, and even from the black church
Gilbert & Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore, or The lass that loved a sailor ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"On the quarterdeck of H.M.S. Pinafore, Captain Corcoran 's ship and his crew await the coming of Sir Joseph Porter, who is going to inspect Corcoran's ship and marry his daughter, Josephine. But Josephine is secretly in love with Ralph Rackstraw, a member of the crew. they attempt to elope but are apprehended. Through a strange twist revealed by Buttercup, the bumboat woman, all ends happily after all"--Container
Gilbert & Sullivan's The yeomen of the guard, or The merryman and his maid by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the Tower of London, Phoebe Meryll sits brooding over the coming execution of Colonel Fairfax. Only Phoebe's father, whose life Fairfax has twice saved, has a plan for his disguise and escape. The plot thickens with the arrival of Jack Point, a professional jester, and his sweetheart Elsie. For legal reasons, Fairfax needs to marry before he dies, and Elsie agrees to be his temporary bride. Eventually all is resolved except for Jack, who finds his loss too much to bear
To end all wars by David Cunningham( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on actual events that happened during World War II when 61,000 Allied POWs were forced by the Japanese to build the Thailand-Burma Railway - better known to the soldiers as the "Railway of Death". This is the story of a Scottish regiment forced to help construct the infamous railway and how they had to fight to survive and ultimately forgive their brutal captors
Another country by Marek Kanievska( Visual )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rueful, romantic tale of the awfulness of life in an ancient English public school in the 1930's. At its center is the friendship of Guy Bennett (Rupert Everett), a dark, Byronically handsome young man, who accepts the horrors of the school system in return for its rewards, and Tommy Judd (Colin Firth), who attends the school against his will, refuses to play the gentleman's game, and is already a Marxist. Guy falls in love with a handsome fellow student named Harcourt (Cary Elwes), and the student prefects use the evidence to blackball Bennett from becoming one of the school leaders in his senior year
Gilbert & Sullivan's The Mikado, or The town of Titipu ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ko-Ko, the Lord Executioner, is plagued by a terrible quandary: the emperor has instructed him to produce a head or forfeit his own
The dresser by Peter Yates( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film adaptation of Harwood's play about an aging English actor/manager, his dresser, and their theatre company touring England during WWII
 
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