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Production Companies (feature film)

Great Beauty, The (2013)
Journalist Jep Gambardella's 65th birthday and a shock from the past cause him to examine his status as a fixture of Rome's literary and social circles.
Le Havre (2011)
A down-and-out writer helps an illegal immigrant hide from the authorities.
Dillinger Is Dead (2009)
An unhappy industrialist is obsessed with a gun wrapped in a newspaper story about John Dillinger.
Revanche (2008)
A story about guilt and revenge set against the backdrop of Vienna''s demimonde and rural Austria. Alex is a driver and henchman for brothel owner Konecny. He is having a secret affair with one of the girls working at the brothel--Tamara from the Ukraine. Their love for each other is not the only bond, they are both determined to escape their current wretched situation. The time for their escape dawns when Konecny allows one his underworld buddies to brutally mistreat Tamara. In order to find the money they need, Alex decides to rob a bank in a small country town. He knows the region well. But Tamara senses danger and is vehemently against his plan. Only when Alex assures her that his gun is not loaded and that she can wait for him in the car, does she agree.
Romance and Cigarettes (2005) as Production Company
Nick Murder's journey into infidelity and redemption is explored through the repercussions of his adultery and doomed fascination with a flame haired seductress named Tula. For Kitty, Nick's long suffering wife, his treachery is the final straw. With faith in her husband shattered she surprises ev
Triumph of the Will (2001)
The Nazis create a massive propaganda event in Munich in 1934.
Investigating Sex (2001) as Production Company
In the libertine bohemian circles of New England at the end of the 1920's, wealthy mentor Faldo assembles a circle of young men intent upon a curious goal: Purely academically, they intend to discuss sex, openly and without taboos. Two young stenographers- Alice and Zoe -are enlisted to record these
Cold Water (1994)
In the outskirts of Paris in the early 1970s, teenage lovers Gilles and Christine's open rebellion against family and society, threatens to tear them apart, when Christine is sent to an institution by her parents and Gilles faces an uncertain future after running into trouble at school.
Medea (1990) as Production Company
To win the kingdom his uncle took from his father, Jason must steal the golden fleece from the land of barbarians, where Medea is royalty and a powerful sorceress, where human sacrifice helps crops to grow. Medea sees Jason and swoons, then enlists her brother's aid to take the fleece. She then murders her brother and becomes Jason's lover. Back in Greece, the king keeps the throne, the fleece has no power, and Medea lives an exile's life, respected but feared, abandoned by Jason. When she learns he's to marry the king's daughter, Medea tames her emotions and sends gifts via her sons; then, loss overwhelms her and she unleashes a fire storm on the king, the bride, and Jason.
Wings of Desire (1987)
An angel of death gives up his wings for love.
Tod des Empedokles, Der (1987) as Production Company
Heaven (1987)
Desert Hearts (1985)
While waiting for her divorce papers, a repressed professor of literature is unexpectedly seduced by a carefree, spirited young lesbian.
Klassenverhaltnisse (1984) as Production Company
Un Homme a ma taille (1983) as Production Company
Stalker (1979)
A guide leads two men through an area known as the Zone to a mysterious room where dreams come true.
Don Giovanni (1979) as Production Company
Screen adapatation of Mozart's greatest opera. Don Giovanni, the infamous womanizer, makes one conquest after another until the ghost of Donna Anna's father, the Commendatore, (whom Giovanni killed) makes his appearance. He offers Giovanni one last chance to repent for his multitudinious improprieties. He will not change his ways So, he is sucked down into hell by evil spirits. High drama, hysterical comedy, magnificent music!
Womanlight (1979) as Production Company
The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978)
Migrant workers struggle to send their child to school.
Flocons d'Or (1978) as Production Company
Adolescent, The (1978) as Production Company
A Parisian girl, spending the summer of 1939 with her grandmother in the country, falls in love with a young Jewish doctor.
Poem Is a Naked Person, A (1977)
Captures music and other events at Leon Russell''s Oklahoma recording studio during 1972 to 1974.
Hausu (1977)
A schoolgirl spends her summer vacation in a haunted house.
That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)
Just after boarding a train, much to the surprise of his fellow passengers, a young man pours a bucket of water over a young girl on the platform. Over the next few hours he explains (and we see in flashback) how he became obsessed by her (so much so that he failed to notice that she was played by two different actresses, representing different sides of her personality), and how she tantalised him, but would never allow him to satisfy his desire for her...
Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1977)
A lonely widow turns to prostitution to make ends meet.
One Sings, the Other Doesn't (1977)
The intertwined lives of 2 women in 1970's France, set against the progress of the women's movement in which Agnes Varda was involved. Pomme and Suzanne meet when Pomme helps Suzanne obtain an abortion after a third pregnancy which she cannot afford. They lose contact but meet again ten years later. Pomme has become an unconventional singer, Suzanne a serious community worker - despite the contrast they remain friends and share in the various dramas of each others' lives, in the process affirming their different female identities.
A Touch of Zen (1976)
An artist helps a beautiful woman fight off the imperial guards who killed her family.
Grey Gardens (1976)
Documentary of a reclusive mother and her daughter who created their on own world in their mansion known as "Grey Gardens."
Lacemaker, The (1976) as Production Company
Beatrice is a very reserved and quiet young woman. Her friend Marylene is left by her lover and brings her to Cabourg (Normandy) for a few days' vacation. There, Beatrice, an apprentice hairdresser, meets Francois, an intellectual of the middle-class. Francois is his first man, but their social and cultural differences get in the way of happiness.
Marquise of O, The (1976) as Production Company
Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)
When a group of schoolgirls mysteriously disappear, the survivors find their lives changed forever.
Overlord (1975)
A young soldier undergoes grueling training in preparation for the D-Day invasion.
Section Speciale (1975) as Production Company
Moses and Aaron (1975) as Production Company
The Spirit of the Beehive (1973) as Production Company
After seeing the classic Frankenstein, two naive young girls go searching for the mad doctor's monster.
Two English Girls (1971)
A young writer carries on love affairs with two sisters.
Dodes'ka-Den (1971) as Production Company
Slum dwellers in Tokyo fight to survive while dreaming of better lives.
Donkey Skin (1970)
A princess masquerades as a commoner to escape her evil father.
One Fine Day (1969)
On the day of his big promotion, a middle-aged advertising executive goes on trial for vehicular homicide and then must reassess the meaning of his life.
Memories of Underdevelopment (1968)
Sergio, a wealthy bourgeois aspiring writer, decides to stay in Cuba even though his wife and friends flee to Miami. Sergio looks back over the changes in Cuba from the Castro revolution to the Cuban missile crisis, the effect of living in an underdeveloped country, and his relations with his girlfriends Elena and Hanna.
Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One (1968)
Cameras capture the backstage drama as acting students audition for a film.
Andrei Rublev (1966)
The legendary 15th-century painter fights to continue working while his country is at war.
The Virgin Spring (1960) as Production Company
A medieval knight seeks revenge when his daughter is murdered.
The Human Condition (1959)
A Japanese pacifist takes over a mining company so he won''''t have to join the military.
The 400 Blows (1959) as Production Company
A 12-year-old boy turns to crime to escape family problems.
Black Orpheus (1959) as Production Company
A streetcar conductor loses his true love during Brazil''''s carnival season.
Ivan the Terrible (Part 2) (1958)
The Russian czar sinks to ever more bloodthirsty means of consolidating power.
Death of a Cyclist (1958)
A couple involved in an affair accidentally run over a cyclist.
The Seventh Seal (1958)
A medieval knight challenges Death to a chess game to save himself and his friends.
The Magician (1958)
A traveling magician must outwit townspeople out to prove him a fake.
Conflagration (1958)
A Buddhist monk tries to overcome his traumatic past while dealing with a corrupt priest.
Wild Strawberries (1957)
On his way to an awards ceremony, a distinguished professor thinks back on his loveless life.
The Seven Samurai (1956) as Production Company
Japanese villagers hire a team of traveling samurai to defend them against a bandit attack.
Street of Shame (1956) as Production Company
Portrait of a group of prostitutes struggling for spiritual and economic survival while working in Tokyo''s red light district.
Dreams (1955)
A businesswoman and a model work through the man problems that haunt their sleep.
Lola Montes (1955)
When she''''s reduced to appearing in a circus, a notorious beauty thinks back on her past loves.
Heroes and Sinners (1955)
A group of whites, mostly French and German, living on the African Coast of Liberia involve themselves with a way of hedonistic living, involving diamond smuggling, sexual liaisons, and political discord.
Diabolique (1955) as Production Company
A cruel man's wife and lover plot to kill him.
Smiles of a Summer Night (1955) as Production Company
An actress schemes to win back her married lover from his still virginal wife.
A Lesson in Love (1954)
A doctor and his bored wife seek romance outside their marriage.
Samurai 1: Musashi Miyamoto (1954)
A young man dreams of becoming a master samurai warrior and must overcome his humble, poverty-stricken roots to achieve that goal.
La Strada (1954) as Production Company
A traveling strongman buys a peasant girl to be his wife and co-star.
Wild Geese (1953)
As Otama, a young woman who, in order to support her father is trapped into becoming the mistress of a middle-aged pawnbroker, she captures the essence of a caged bird. Otama is a thinker and a watcher, capable of looking inward at herself and outward at her situation at the same time. Thus, when she falls in love with a young student who passes by her house every day, she can both indulge and deny herself that love.
Mr. Hulot's Holiday (1953)
Vacationers in a French resort town almost kill themselves trying to relax.
Ugetsu (1953)
Two peasants try to make their fortune during a civil war.
Ugetsu (1953) as Production Company
Two peasants try to make their fortune during a civil war.
Umberto D. (1952)
A retiree copes with the realities of old age.
Wages of Fear (1952) as Production Company
A team of international outcasts risks their lives driving explosives through the South American mountains.
Summer Interlude (1951) as Domestic Theatrical Distributor
A young ballerina falls in love with a wealthy college-boy.
To Joy (1950) as Domestic Theatrical Distributor
Stig and Marta are a young married couple who play together in the same Swedish orchestra. He is ambitious and idealistic, but she is more somber and contemplative.
Orpheus (1950) as Production Company
A poet follows his dead wife into the underworld, only to fall in love with Death.
Rashomon (1950) as Production Company
In medieval Japan, four people offer conflicting accounts of a rape and murder.
Thirst (1949) as Domestic Theatrical Distributor
Several stories by Birgit Tengroth intertwine. In 1946, nervous ballet dancer Rut and her husband Bertil are returning to Sweden from his scholarship tour around Italy. In a Basle hotel room and on a train they quarrel, give food through the window to starving Germans, overhear wisdoms about marriage by Swedish clergymen returning from a conference, and finally make up. In flashbacks, Rut reminisces her romance with middle-aged officer Raoul, her subsequent abortion, and her ballet career. In a seemingly separate episode set in quiet Stockholm during Midsummer, middle-aged widow Viola is harassed first by a psychiatrist, Dr. Rosengren, and then by a lesbian old school-friend Valborg, with tragic consequences.
Port of Call (1948) as Domestic Theatrical Distributor
Berit is a young woman with problems. She is suicidal and depressed. Since it has been impossible for her to live with her mother, she has spent many years in institutions. She has now gotten a job in an industry on the condition that she can live together with her mother again. Their relationship is very tense however. One night at a dance she meets stevedore Goesta. Will he be able to give her the support she needs?
Black Narcissus (1947)
Nuns founding a convent in the Himalayas are tormented by the area's exotic beauty.
La belle et la bĂȘte (1946) as Production Company
A mysterious monster forces a young innocent to share his life in an enchanted castle.
The Rules of the Game (1939)
A famed flier pursues a married woman during a weekend at her husband's country estate.
The Rules of the Game (1939) as Production Company
A famed flier pursues a married woman during a weekend at her husband's country estate.
Pepe Le Moko (1937) as Production Company
Love for a beautiful woman draws a gangster out of hiding.
Grand Illusion (1937) as Production Company
French POWs fight to escape their German captors during World War I.
Mayerling (1935) as Domestic Theatrical Distributor
A European prince risks everything when he falls in love beneath his station.
The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933)
A crime wave grips the city and all clues seem to lead to the nefarious Dr. Mabuse.
Number Seventeen (1932) as Domestic Theatrical Distributor
A detective sets out to recover a necklace lifted by jewel thieves.
M (1930)
The mob sets out to catch a child killer whose crimes are attracting too much police attention.
Pandora's Box (1929)
A young innocent's sexuality destroys all who come near her.
The Passion of Joan of Arc (1927)
In this silent film, Joan of Arc braves the threat of torture to stand fast for her beliefs.
Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler (1922)
Arch-criminal Dr. Mabuse sets out to make a fortune and run Berlin while Detective Wenk sets out to stop him.
Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler (1922)
Arch-criminal Dr. Mabuse sets out to make a fortune and run Berlin while Detective Wenk sets out to stop him.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Katharine Hepburn: All About Me (1993) as Feature Film And Television Excerpts Provider
In a rare interview, Katharine Hepburn shares her memories and memorabilia.

Misc. Crew (special)

69th Annual Academy Awards, The (1997) as Film Footage
Live presentation of the 69th annual Academy Awards.
67th Annual Academy Awards, The (1995) as Film Footage
A live presentation of the 67th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, honoring achievements in motion pictures released during 1994.
66th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1994) as Film Footage
Broadcast of the 66th annual Academy Awards presentation.
64th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1992) as Film Footage
Live coverage of the sixty-fourth annual Academy Awards ceremony.
18th Annual American Film Institute Life Achievement Award: A Salute to Sir David Lean, The (1990) as Assistance
Broadcast in which the American Film Institute (AFI) presents its eighteenth annual Life Achievement Award to director David Lean.

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