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Gaumont (Firm)

Works: 809 works in 1,635 publications in 7 languages and 48,114 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Comedy films  Biographical films  Silent films  History  Science fiction films  Horror films  Vampire films 
Roles: Producer, pre, prn, Distributor, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Gaumont (Firm)
The fifth element by Luc Besson( Visual )

24 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 2,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York City cab driver finds an alien girl who is the only one who can stop an evil force from outer space from destroying life on Earth
The intouchables by Éric Toledano( Visual )

22 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and held by 1,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An irreverent, uplifting comedy about friendship, trust, and human possibility. Based on a true story of friendship between a handicapped millionaire and his street-smart ex-con caretaker, The Intouchables depicts an unlikely camaraderie rooted in honesty and humor between two individuals who, on the surface, would seem to have nothing in common
Robin Hood : men in tights by Mel Brooks( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aided by his band of merry men, Robin of Loxley wrests power from the evil Prince John, humiliates the despicable Sheriff of Rottingham, and finds the key to the fair Maid Marian's heart -- and her chastity belt
La passion de Jeanne d'Arc = Passion of Joan of Arc by Carl Theodor Dreyer( Visual )

13 editions published between 1928 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the trial of the country girl who led the armies of France in triumph against the English
The professional by Luc Besson( Visual )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calling himself a cleaner, the mysterious Leon is New York's top hit man. When his next door neighbors are murdered, Leon becomes the unwilling guardian of the family's sole survivor, 12 year old Mathilda. But Mathilda doesn't want protection--she wants revenge. Training her in the deadly tricks of his trade, Leon helps her track the psychotic agent who murdered her family
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

25 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georges Danton, the popular revolutionary leader, returns to Paris at a time when the new Republic is in disarray. Maximilien Robespierre and his allies have set up a monstrous dictatorship, beginning the infamous "Reign of Terror." Danton pleads with the people for an end to the bloodshed which violates the spirit of their revolution
The science of sleep( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 959 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
Splice by Vincenzo Natali( Visual )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 950 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
Camille Claudel by Bruno Nuytten( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in French and English and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most important collaborations in the history of art, that of legendary sculptor Rodin, and the creative prodigy Camille Claudel
Nikita by Luc Besson( Visual )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in French and English and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drug addicted street punk becomes an assassin for the government
Nosferatu : a symphony of horror by F. W Murnau( Visual )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in English and German and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Harker is sent away to Count Dracula's castle to sell him a house in Virna, where he lives. But Count Dracula is a vampire, an undead ghoul living off men's blood. Inspired by a photograph of Lucy Harker, Jonathan's wife, Dracula moves to Virna, bringing with him death and plague
Le placard = Closet by Francis Veber( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in French and English and held by 693 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!
La doublure by Francis Veber( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caught by a paparazzi with his celebrity model mistress, Eleńa, billionaire CEO Pierre Levasseur hatches an unlikely scheme to avoid a messy divorce. He tells his wife that Eleńa is not his lover, but the lover of Franc̦ois Pignot, a parking valet who accidentally wound up in the picture. To fool his wife, Levasseur gets Franc̦ois and the gorgeous Eleńa to pose as a couple. This complicates things between Franc̦ois and his roommate Richard, as well as with his own fianceé, Emilie. When Levasseur's wife uncovers the plot, she plans to get even
Week end by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

7 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in French and English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A one night stand develops into a weekend-long idyll for two very different young men in Midlands, England in an emotionally naked film that's both an invaluable snapshot of the complexities of contemporary gay living, and a universally identifiable portrait of a love affair. Includes bonus features
The neon demon by Nicolas Winding Refn( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will use any means necessary to get what she has
Madame de--( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in French and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most cherished work from French master Max Ophuls; this is a profoundly emotional, cinematographically adventurous tale of deceptive opulence and tragic romance. When an aristocratic woman known only as Madame de sells a pair of earrings given to her by her husband in order to pay a debt, she sets off a chain reaction of financial and carnal consequences that can end only in despair
Vatel by Roland Joffé( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and French and held by 593 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
Joan of Arc by Christian Duguay( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization based on the life of Joan of Arc
La faute à Fidel = Blame it on Fidel by Julie Gavras( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in French and English and held by 549 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
Bizet's Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in French and English and held by 547 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
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