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Kino International Corporation

Overview
Works: 1,333 works in 3,518 publications in 8 languages and 150,524 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Dystopian films  Horror films  Vampire films 
Roles: Distributor, fds, prn, Producer, Originator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Kino International Corporation
Publications by Kino International Corporation
Most widely held works about Kino International Corporation
 
Most widely held works by Kino International Corporation
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( visu )
23 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,631 libraries worldwide
Drame de science-fiction. En l'an 2026, l'industriel Fredersen dirige les destinées d'une ville gigantesque d'une architecture ultra-moderne. Son fils Freder s'aventure dans les souterrains de la cité où il découvre un peuple d'ouvriers traités en esclaves dont le travail favorise la vie des privilégiés de la surface. Il s'éprend de Maria, une jeune fille qui prêche la bonne parole aux prolétaires. Un savant fou, Rotwan, enlève Maria pour qu'elle serve de modèle à un robot qu'il a conçu. Le robot s'anime sous cette forme féminine et se met à semer la révolte. Freder et Maria s'emploient à sauver les enfants des ouvriers d'une catastrophe provoquée par l'arrêt du travail
The General by Buster Keaton( visu )
33 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in English and held by 1,762 libraries worldwide
[The general] A locomotive is beloved by its engineer, who sets out to win the Civil War single handedly. [The playhouse] A comedy in which Keaton plays a stage manager, an actor, a monkey and other parts. [Cops] A comedy of errors in which Buster Keaton attempts to win his sweetheart's hand in marriage by becoming a successful businessman. His exploits climax in a chase with an entire police precinct
Daughters of the dust by Julie Dash( visu )
15 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,581 libraries worldwide
A simple story of a large African-American family as they prepare to move North from the Sea Islands off the coast of Georgia at the beginning of the 20th century. The film brings to life the changing values, conflicts and struggles of a family leaving home
Nosferatu : a symphony of horror by F. W Murnau( visu )
32 editions published between 1922 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,580 libraries worldwide
Count Orlock moves from his ancestral home in the Carpathian Mountains to Germany, leaving a wave of corpses in his wake
Faust : eine deutsche Volkssage by F. W Murnau( visu )
22 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,229 libraries worldwide
Svankmajer's long awaited follow up to his acclaimed 'Alice' is an equally astonishing version of the myth of Dr. Faustus. Merging live action with stop-motion and claymation
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari : a film in six acts by Robert Wiene( visu )
24 editions published between 1919 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,200 libraries worldwide
In the film The cabinet of Dr. Caligari, a somnambulist commits murders under a hypnotist's influence. Also featured is a lengthy excerpt of Genuine. Both films are examples of the German Expressionist movement
Der blaue Engel = The blue angel by Josef Von Sternberg( visu )
26 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in German and English and held by 1,130 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 Mu le( visu )
15 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,029 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
Intolerance : a drama of comparisons by D. W Griffith( visu )
15 editions published between 1916 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,015 libraries worldwide
Switches back and forth between four separate stories from Babylonian times to the twentieth century to show humanity's inhumanity and intolerance through the ages. The Babylonian story deals with the fall of Babylon in 538 B.C. The Judean story treats the life of Christ. The French story centers on the Massacre of St. Bartholomew's Day in 1572. The modern story is set in an American mill town and the slum area of an American city
The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( visu )
17 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 986 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 Battleship Potemkin by Sergei Eisenstein( visu )
13 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in English and Russian and held by 954 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
Lan feng zheng by Zhuangzhuang Tian( visu )
20 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in Chinese and No Linguistic Content and held by 924 libraries worldwide
Banned in China, this film is the most acclaimed and controversial to come out of the new Chinese cinema. Told from the perspective of a young boy, Tietou, it traces the fate of a Beijing family and their neighbors through the political and social upheavals in 1950's and 60's China
Der letzte Mann by F. W Murnau( visu )
24 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 880 libraries worldwide
The story of a hotel doorman who is demoted to washroom attendant because of his age. Humiliated, rejected by family and friends, he considers suicide. Then, by a strange twist of fate, he becomes a millionaire. This silent film is told entirely by camera, without title cards
Our hospitality by Buster Keaton( visu )
19 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 832 libraries worldwide
Our hospitality: A New York man returns to his southern antebellum home to find himself embroiled in a longstanding feud between his family and that of the woman he loves. Sherlock Jr.: Dramatizes the uproarious exploits of a meek theater projectionist turned amateur sleuth
Broken blossoms or The yellow man and the girl by D. W Griffith( visu )
18 editions published between 1919 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 822 libraries worldwide
A young Chinaman in London's squalid Limehouse district hopes to spread the peaceful philosophy of his Eastern religion. He befriends a pitiful street waif who is mistreated by her brutal father. Nursing her back to health, tragedy results when an unspoken romance flowers between them
Three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 810 libraries worldwide
Nearly a thousand miles away from their beloved Moscow, three sisters live in virtual exile. Olga attemps to support her family and home that is the sole legacy from their late father. Masha finds relief from an empty marriage by being involved with a passionate young colonel. Irina wills herself to return the affections of an ardent suitor in the hope that he will whisk her off to the city. Sift through the debris of their shattered dreams on the eve of the social and political upheaval that will transform Russia forever
La pianiste = The piano teacher by Michael Haneke( visu )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in French and held by 793 libraries worldwide
"Tells the story of Erika, a middle-aged classical piano instructor who is trapped between her rigid passion for music and her suffocating home life. After subtly tormenting her students at a Vienna conservatory and battling her domineering mother in an undeclared war at home, Erika seeks solitary release through nightly voyeuristic wanderings and self-inflicted masochistic experiments. Drawn to Erika's unrelenting perfectionism, Walter, a vain and handsome young student, tragically mistakes her unraveling sanity for growing ardor. After an unspeakably cruel assault on another conservatory student, Erika and Walter's perverse courtship explodes."--Container
Kynodontas = Dogtooth by Yorgos Lanthimos( visu )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Greek, Modern [1453- ] and held by 789 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
Rhinoceros by Eugène Ionesco( visu )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 779 libraries worldwide
Rhinoceros tells the story of a French town plagued by rhinoceri. These are not ordinary rhinoceroses, but people who have been victims of "rhinoceritis." Or is it something else entirely?
A delicate balance by Edward Albee( visu )
7 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in English and held by 749 libraries worldwide
Agnes, as domineering and sarcastic as her husband Tobias is equivocating and guarded, finds her empty nest invaded by her alcoholic sister, their divorced daughter, and friends who are terrified of being alone for unknown reasons
 
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Kino International
Kino International Corp.
Kino on Video (Firm)
Kino Video (Firm)
Languages
English (230)
German (43)
Chinese (19)
French (15)
Russian (6)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (6)
Czech (2)
Spanish (1)
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