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Goldcrest Films International

Overview
Works: 121 works in 312 publications in 4 languages and 24,940 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Music  Personal narratives  Juvenile works  Interviews  Fiction  Biography 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Goldcrest Films International
Publications by Goldcrest Films International
Most widely held works by Goldcrest Films International
The iron lady ( visu )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,970 libraries worldwide
A surprising and intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the first 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( visu )
11 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 1,851 libraries worldwide
Traces the life of Mahandas K. Gandhi, stressing his philosophy of nonviolence as a technique for politic change, from his activities in Southern Africa in the Indian Congress Party (1893) through his return to India (1915), his role in the Indian National Congress Party, and his various campaigns and struggles for Indian independence. Ends with his death by assassination in 1948, just a few months after Indian independence
The mission by Roland Joffé( visu )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,594 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 James Ivory( visu )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 1,485 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( visu )
12 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 1,247 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( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,113 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. 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( visu )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 992 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
Hope and glory by John Boorman( visu )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 778 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( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 759 libraries worldwide
Knox Oil and Gas of Houston is far removed from the North Sea oil it desires - and the sleepy Scottish seaside village it wants to buy and replace with a refinery. So Knox sends its ace deal-maker (Peter Riegert) to negotiate. He finds cheerful future millionaires, awesome northern lights, a lusty innkeeper, a stubborn beachcomber and a mermaid with webbed toes. Forsyth's touch is perfect: whether showing us a tycoon (Burt Lancaster) with his head in the stars, or bridging generations at an all-night ceilidh dance
Gilbert and Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance, or The slave of duty by Arthur Sullivan( visu )
3 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 690 libraries worldwide
Pirate apprentice Frederic becomes a pirate because of his sense of duty and he plans to go to the police and have his teachers arrested
Escape from New York by John Carpenter( visu )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 666 libraries worldwide
"In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted into a prison which houses the world's most brutal inmates. And when the President of the United States crash lands inside, only one man can bring him back: Snake Plissken, a notorious outlaw and former Special Forces war hero who, in exchange for a full pardon, descends into the decayed city and wages a blistering war against the captors. But time is short: in 24 hours, an explosive charge planted inside Snake's body will end the mission-- and his life-- unless he succeeds!"--Container
Gilbert & Sullivan's Patience, or Bunthorne's bride by Arthur Sullivan( visu )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 599 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 ( visu )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 503 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 The Mikado, or The town of Titipu by Arthur Sullivan( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 482 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
Gilbert & Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore, or The lass that loved a sailor by Arthur Sullivan( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 475 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 and Sullivan's Ruddigore, or The witch's curse by Arthur Sullivan( visu )
5 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 472 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
Gilbert & Sullivan's The yeomen of the guard, or The merryman and his maid by Arthur Sullivan( visu )
5 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 472 libraries worldwide
Phoebe Meryll's father has a plan to save Colonel Fairfax from execution. Fairfax needs to marry before he dies, and Elsie, the sweetheart of Jack Point, the professional jester, agrees to be his temporary bride
Gilbert & Sullivan's The sorcerer by Arthur Sullivan( visu )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 466 libraries worldwide
The villagers of Ploverleigh are celebrating the marriage of Alexis, son of Sir Marmaduke Poindextre, to Aline, daughter of Lady Sangazure who just happens to be Sir Marmaduke's old flame. Alexis is determined that all shall share the purity of his true love. He has arranged for Mr. Wells, "a dealer in magic and spells," to administer his best-selling love potion to everyone in the village, including the vicar Mr. Daly. The result is hilarious confusion
To end all wars ( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 432 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( visu )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 406 libraries worldwide
An elderly, exiled British spy remembers his days at an English boarding school in the 1930s. In school, he fell in love with a male classmate, explored his homosexuality, and was exposed to Marxist ideas, both contributing to his activities as a spy. Based on the life of former Cambridge spy Guy Burgess
 
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