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Gaumont (Firm)

Overview
Works: 782 works in 1,695 publications in 5 languages and 48,940 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Film adaptations  History  Biographical films  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Silent films 
Roles: Producer, pre, prn, Distributor, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gaumont (Firm)
The fifth element by Luc Besson( Visual )

25 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 2,149 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 )

22 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and held by 1,485 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 1,355 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
Leon by Luc Besson( Visual )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 1,304 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
La passion de Jeanne d'Arc = Passion of Joan of Arc by Carl Theodor Dreyer( Visual )

14 editions published between 1928 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the trial of the country girl who led the armies of France in triumph against the English
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

26 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,143 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 952 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
Camille Claudel by Bruno Nuytten( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in French and English and held by 945 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
Splice by Vincenzo Natali( Visual )

12 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 945 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
Nikita by Luc Besson( Visual )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in French and English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drug addicted street punk becomes an assassin for the government
The messenger : the story of Joan of Arc by Luc Besson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and French and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic drama exploring the life of Joan of Arc, her victories, relationship with God and her death
Un condamné à mort s'est échappé, ou, Le vent souffle où il veut = A man escaped by Robert Bresson( Visual )

21 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in French and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the memoirs of an imprisoned French resistance leader, this unbelievably taut and methodical marvel follows the fictional Fontaine's single-minded pursuit of freedom, detailing the planning and carrying out of his escape with gripping precision
Bizet's Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in French and English and held by 751 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
Le placard = Closet by Francis Veber( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in French and English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

François, a dull and lonely accountant who works in a condom factory, is about to be fired. His new neighbor, in an effort to prevent the firing, creates photos and then spreads the rumor that François is gay, hoping the factory management might be afraid of a lawsuit for sexual discrimination. Nothing happens as it should, but the changes in François' life are drastic!
The neon demon by Nicolas Winding Refn( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 661 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
La doublure by Francis Veber( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in French and English and held by 644 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 )

8 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in French and English and held by 630 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
Madame de--( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in French and held by 616 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
Vatel by Roland Joffé( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and French and held by 596 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
La faute à Fidel = Blame it on Fidel by Julie Gavras( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 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
 
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