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Goldcrest Films International

Overview
Works: 172 works in 482 publications in 8 languages and 31,305 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  History  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Television adaptations  Televised operas  War films  Epic films  Musical films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Goldcrest Films International
The Iron Lady by Phyllida Lloyd( Visual )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 2,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, one of the 20th century's most famous and influential
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

22 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 2,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1983. Gandhi realizes that the laws are biased against Indians and decides to start a non-violent protest campaign for the rights of all South African Indians. The government finally relents and recognizing rights for Indians. Gandhi goes back to India, where he is now considered something of a national hero. He is urged to take up the fight for India's independence from the British Empire. Gandhi agrees, and mounts a non-violent campaign of unprecedented scale. The campaign generates great attention and the Britain face intense public pressure. Weaken from World War II, the Britain finally grant India's independence. Religious tensions between Hindus and Muslims erupt into nationwide violence. Gandhi declares a hunger strike, saying he will not eat until the fighting stops. Pakistan is created for the Muslims and it is hoped that the violence will abate. Gandhi is opposed to the idea. Gandhi spends his last days trying to bring about peace between both nations. He angers many dissidents on both sides, one of whom finally gets close enough to assassinate him
The Mission by Roland Joffé( Visual )

23 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic about a man of the sword and a man of the cloth who unite to shield the Guarani South American Indian tribe from brutal subjugation by 18th-century colonial empires
A Room with a View by James Ivory( Visual )

27 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early 1900's. "[The film] tells the story of the coming of age of Lucy Honeychurch (Helena Bonham-Carter). Longing to burst free from the repression of British upper class manners and mores, she must wrestle with her inner romantic longings to choose between the passionate George (Julian Sands) and the priggish but socially suitable Cecil (Daniel Day-Lewis)"--Container
The killing fields by Roland Joffé( Visual )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 1,402 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 )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,241 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 )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A labor leader seeking to organize the workers of a company town sets off a powderkeg of racial hostility, corruption and betrayal in this tale of the bitter clash between unionist miners and the tyrannical coal company owners in West Virginia in the 1920's
Local hero by Bill Forsyth( Visual )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and French and held by 815 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
Hope and glory by John Boorman( Visual )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 770 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."--
John Carpenter's Escape from New York by John Carpenter( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 555 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 & Sullivan's Patience, or Bunthorne's bride by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 538 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 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soundtrack for a Revolution tells the story of the American civil rights movement through its powerful music; the freedom songs protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in paddy wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality. The film features new performances of the freedom songs by top artists, including John Legend, Joss Stone, Wyclef Jean, and The Roots; riveting archival footage; and interviews with civil rights foot soldiers and leaders, including Congressman John Lewis, Harry Belafonte, Julian Bond, and Ambassador Andrew Young
Smooth Talk by Joyce Chopra( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"High school sophomore Connie Wyatt (Dern), a 14-year-old girl on the verge of becoming a woman, is anxious to escape the boredom of family farm life before the school year starts. Feeling tethered to her home and under the thumb of an overbearing mother, Connie will find herself in dangerous waters when a flirtatious day out at the mall leads to a meeting with the mysterious and charismatic Arnold Friend (Williams)."--Container
Gilbert & Sullivan's Iolanthe, or The peer and the peri by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iolanthe returns to Fairyland with her 24-year-old son, Strephon, who is half fairy, half mortal. He is in love with Phyllis, a ward of Lord Chancellor. For a while, complications wreck havoc with the proceedings of the House of Lords, giving Gilbert a chance to poke fun at that august institution
Gilbert & Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore, or The lass that loved a sailor( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 469 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
To end all wars( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story. A Japanese P.O.W. camp during World War II becomes the battleground for the souls as well as the lives of its Scottish and British prisoners. A group of courageous soldiers are forced to build the infamous "Railway of Death" between Thailand and Burma during the height of WWII
Gilbert and Sullivan's Ruddigore, or The witch's curse by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witch's curse binds each Lord of Ruddigore to commit a crime a day or die. Meantime, in the local fishing village, all the young men are in love with pretty Rose Maybud. Her secret favorite is Robin who, unfortunately, is really the Lord of Ruddigore living incognito to avoid the family curse. He is exposed and forced into a life of crime, until faultless logic offers an ingenious solution and a blissful reunion with Rose
Gilbert & Sullivan's The sorcerer by Arthur Sullivan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexis, son of Sir Marmaduke Pointdextre, determined that all share the purity of his true love to Aline, daughter of Lady Sangazure, arranges for a love potion to be administered to everyone in the village
Another country by Marek Kanievska( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 429 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 )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 424 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
 
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The MissionMatewanHope and gloryGilbert & Sullivan's Patience, or Bunthorne's brideSoundtrack for a revolutionGilbert and Sullivan's Ruddigore, or The witch's curseGilbert & Sullivan's The sorcerer