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Almendros, Nestor

Overview
Works: 282 works in 911 publications in 13 languages and 12,865 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Comedy films  Short films  History  Biography  Romance films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Author, Director, Illustrator, Other, Composer, Interviewee, fmd, Performer, prs, adi, Videographer , Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Nestor Almendros
Kramer vs. Kramer by Robert Benton( Visual )

26 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his wife walks out, Ted Kramer and his six-year-old son have a chance to really get to know each other. Then Ted's wife returns and she wants her son back
Places in the heart by Ban dun( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1930's in Waxahachie, Texas. Against this Depression-torn background, unforgettable characters meet and collide. Its emotionally gripping story centers around Edna Spalding (Sally Fields) and her unending struggle against extraordinary hardships
Days of heaven by Terrence Malick( Visual )

19 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A moving story about two men who love the same woman. A fugitive from the slums of Chicago finds himself pitted against a shy, rich Texan for the love of Abby
Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of cinematography as seen through the lenses of the world's greatest filmmakers and captured in classic scenes from over 125 immortal movies. Traces the evolution and innovations of cinematography beginning in an era when the movie camera was a marvelous invention, and examines how the filmmaking process was complicated by new cinematic trends and technologies. Featured cinematographers: Gordon Willis, Greg Toland, William Fraker, Vittorio Storaro
Le dernier métro = The last metro( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris, 1942. Lucas Steiner is a Jew who feels compelled to leave the country in order to survive the German occupation during WWII. His wife Marion is an actress and a member of the Resistance who goes on to direct the theater for him. She tries to keep the theater alive by rehearsing a new play. She hires Bernard Granger for the leading role. The troupe believes that the show must go on no matter the circumstances. But Lucas never left the country, he is actually hiding in the basement
L'histoire d'Adèle H. = The story of Adele H. by François Truffaut( Visual )

17 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Adele Hugo's obsessive love affair which led her to run away from home to follow her womanizing lover across an ocean to Halifax, Nova Scotia
L'enfant sauvage = Wild child by François Truffaut( Visual )

18 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un jeune garçon nu, farouche et ne sachant pas parler, est trouvé par des villageois dans la forêt. Il est recueilli par le Dr Itard (François Truffaut), qui se consacre entièrement à son éducation et le prénomme Victor. Civiliser le jeune garçon s'avère une mission ardue et délicate, faite de satisfaction et de frustration" (Source : Jaquette)
Koko, a talking gorilla by Barbet Schroeder( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Koko, a six-year-old gorilla, is the subject of a controversial Stanford University research project conducted by Penny Patterson. A perceptive simian who communicates with humans via sign language, Koko knows more than 300 signs and can combine them to make new hybrid descriptions. Director Schroeder and cinematographer Almendros present a visual argument exposing the contradictions that arise when scientific experiments are used to graph human behavior onto animals
Ma nuit chez Maud = My night with Maud by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

19 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean-Louis Trintignant plays an engineer seeking the perfect mate. Just when he thinks he has found her, he finds himself accidentally spending the night sharing the bed of a seductive divorcee, Maud
Deux Anglaises et le continent = Two English girls by Jean-Pierre Léaud( Visual )

26 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two English sisters at the turn of the century are in love with the same man for seven years. His inability to choose between them (compounded by his overpossessive mother), and the girls' own powerful passions-- both expressed and repressed-- create a painful, emotionally charged triangle
Pauline a la plage = [Pauline at the beach] by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in French and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenager, Pauline, and her first boyfriend observe the adult antics around them
Goin' south by Jack Nicholson( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unwashed outlaw is saved from the rope when a young girl promises to marry and reform him
Domicile conjugal = Bed and board by François Truffaut( Visual )

20 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in French and German and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth installment of the Antoine Doinel series. Antoine is now 26, married and expecting his first child. He is also still struggling to find steady work. Antoine and Christine become the proud parents of a son, but Antoine soon tires of domesticity and when he meets a Japanese woman at his new job he falls in love and has an affair
L'amour en fuite by François Truffaut( Visual )

18 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in French and Italian and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conclusion of the Antoine Doinel series. Antoine is now in his thirties, in the process of divorcing Christine, enjoying moderate success as a novelist, and clinging to his romantic fantasies. The newly single Doinel finds a new object of his affections in Sabine, a record store salesgirl whom he pursues with the belief that without love, one is nothing. Along the way he renews his acquaintance with previous loves and confronts his past
Vivement dimanche! = Confidentially yours by François Truffaut( Visual )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in French and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bodies are falling left and right in a small French town and evidence points to real estate agent Julien Vercel. Someone is framing Vercel, so in steps Barbara Becker, his beautiful secretary. She sets out to solve the mystery, encountering dark alleys, strange suspicious characters and more bodies
Six contes moraux. Six moral tales. IV, La collectionneuse by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

16 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two older men spend their holidays in a house near St. Tropez with a young girl who collects men the way some people collect art. Both men try to resist being added to her collection, however, they soon fall victim to her charm
Die Marquise Von O-- = The Marquise of O-- by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

19 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Napoleonic wars, a young widow who is saved from an attempted rape finds herself mysteriously pregnant several months later. Unaware of how this happened, she is sent away by her family and ends up marrying her rescuer, whom she doesn't know is the child's father
L'homme qui aimait les femmes by François Truffaut( Visual )

9 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Al funerale del quarantenne Bertrand Morane ci sono solo donne che il defunto ingegnere ha amato nel corso della sua vita: i particolari dei vari incontri amorosi sono contenuti nel libro che Bertrand ha terminato in ospedale; prima di morire nel tentativo di toccare le gambe dell'infermiera. (Mereghetti)
Paris vu par Chabrol, Douchet, Godard, Pollet, Rohmer, Rouch by Jean Douchet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six stories of Paris from six different directors. Taking us on a flying tour of Parisian neighbourhoods, from Saint Germain des Prés to Place de l'Étoile and back again, each short film showcases the directors' different styles, approaches and their senses of humour, as well as being a wonderful document of 1960s Paris
Nobody listened( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brutal methods employed by Castro's government to maintain a stronghold on the Cuban population are chronicled in this revelatory documentary with testimony from former Castro comrades, Communist leaders and supporters of fallen dictator Batista
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Kramer vs. Kramer
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Places in the heartMa nuit chez Maud = My night with MaudDomicile conjugal = Bed and boardSix contes moraux. Six moral tales. IV, La collectionneuseDie Marquise Von O-- = The Marquise of O--Paris vu par Chabrol, Douchet, Godard, Pollet, Rohmer, RouchNobody listened
Alternative Names
Almendros Cuyás, Néstor 1930-1992

Almendros i Cuyàs, Néstor 1930-1992

Almendros, Néstor

Almendros, Nestor 1930-1992

Néstor Almendros chef opérateur

Néstor Almendros direttore della fotografia e regista spagnolo

Néstor Almendros hiszpański operator filmowy

Néstor Almendros Spaans filmregisseur

Néstor Almendros Spanischer Kameramann und Filmregisseur

Néstor Almendros Spanish cinematographer and film director

Nestor, John 1930-1992

Νέστορ Αλμέντρος

Нестор Альмендрос

Нестор Альмендрос іспанський кінооператор та кінорежисер

נסטור אלמנדרוס

نستور آلمندروس

ნესტორ ალმენდეროსი

アルメンドロス, ネストール

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尼斯高·阿爾門德羅斯

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