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Zsigmond, Vilmos

Works: 140 works in 674 publications in 10 languages and 17,680 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Detective and mystery films  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  History  Documentary films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Actor, Photographer, Illustrator, Commentator, Interviewee, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Close encounters of the third kind by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

45 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette : Des faits étranges se produisent un peu partout dans le monde : des avions qui avaient disparu durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale sont retrouvés au Mexique en parfait état de marche, un cargo est découvert échoué au beau milieu du désert de Gobi. Dans l'Indiana, pendant qu'une coupure d'électricité paralyse la banlieue, Roy Neary, un réparateur de câbles, voit un objet lumineux passer au dessus de sa voiture. Plus loin, un enfant est enlevé par une soucoupe volante sous les yeux de sa mère, Jillian. Alors que les autorités tentent d'étouffer l'affaire, Jillian et Roy ont la révélation du lieu où se fera cette fameuse rencontre du troisième type... ici !
The Black Dahlia by James Ellroy( Visual )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1940s Los Angeles. Two police officers, Bucky Bleichert and his partner, Lee Blanchard, investigate the death of Elizabeth Short - also known as The Black Dahlia, a young woman who is found brutally murdered. With a corpse so mutilated, the photos are kept from the public. Bucky soon realizes that his girlfriend had ties to the deceased, and soon after that, he begins uncovering corruption and conspiracy within the police department. The case becomes an obsession for the two men and their lives begin to unravel
McCabe & Mrs. Miller by Robert Altman( Visual )

25 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charismatic but dumb John McCabe arrives in a turn-of-the-century Pacific Northwest town to set up a whorehouse/tavern. Shrewd Mrs. Miller, a professional madam, arrives soon after construction begins. She offers to help McCabe run his business and the whorehouse thrives. McCabe and Mrs. Miller draw closer, despite their conflicting intelligences and philosophies. Soon, however, the mining deposits in the town attract the attention of a major corporation, which wants to buy out McCabe along with the rest. His decision has major repercussions for him, Mrs. Miller, and the town
Jersey girl by Kevin Smith( Visual )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ollie is madly in love with his wife. But when the Manhattan music publicist's wife dies in childbirth, Ollie's life becomes emotionally shattered. Not sure what to do next, he moves to New Jersey with his infant daughter to live with his dad. Juggling his career and single parenthood proves more than Ollie can manage, and one day he's fired after he bungles a major press event. He devotes his time to his daughter and ends up frequenting a local video store where he strikes up a friendship with a woman named Maya
The mists of Avalon by Uli Edel( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mists of Avalon follows the women of Avalon from their childhoods through the ultimate fulfillment of their destinies in the battle between Christianity and Paganism that threatens to bring down Arthur's kingdom
Blow out by Brian De Palma( Visual )

20 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack is a movie sound-effects man who believes he has accidentally recorded a political assassination. He enlists the help of Sally, a possible eyewitness to the crime who may be in danger herself, to uncover the truth. With its jolting stylistic flourishes, intricate plot, profoundly felt characterizations, and gritty evocation of early-1980s Philadelphia, this is an American paranoia thriller unlike any other, as well as a devilish reflection on the act of movie making
The rose by Mark Rydell( Visual )

13 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bette Midler portrays a Janis Joplin-like rock star whose success is laced with so much booze, drugs and hard living [that] it eventually causes her downfall" -- Container
The long goodbye by Robert Altman( Visual )

15 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For The Long Goodbye, Robert Altman successfully transports Philip Marlowe, incarnated by Elliott Gould, to the over-privileged, full-color 70s. Marlowe is lonely and shabby, yet does not seem an anachronism in the contemporary world. Unlike Bogart's Marlowe, this is a not especially tough Marlowe. He's a bright, conscientiously solemn nut, a guy who hopes for the best but expects the worst. This particular Philip Marlowe, despite evidence to the contrary, persists in believing that not all relationships need be opportunistic or squalid
Life as a house by Mark Andrus( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terminally ill man attempts to simultaneously reconnect with his estranged son and build the house of his dreams
Melinda and Melinda by Wallace Shawn( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un grupo de sofisticados neoyorquinos disfruta de una cena fuera de casa en una noche lluviosa. Una anécdota provoca una discusión entre los escritores Max y Sy acerca de la naturaleza dual del drama humano, simbolizada por las máscaras teatrales de la tragedia y la comedia. Un relato cómico se empieza a desarrollar, enfrentado a una versión más dramática del mismo, ambos centrados alrededor de una mujer que responde al nombre de Melinda
Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring interviews with 29 cinematographers and directors, this film documents the story of cinematography since the conception of cinema at the turn of the 20th century as seen through the lenses of the world's greatest filmmakers and captured in classic scenes from over 125 films, tracing the evolution of motion-picture photography and innovations of cinematography and examining how the filmmaking process was complicated by new cinematic trends and technologies
Maverick by H. A Turner( Visual )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brett Maverick ist auf dem Weg zu einem grossen Pokerturnier. Bei der ereignisreichen Anreise trifft er in der cleveren Annabelle und dem schlitzohrigen Sheriff Cooper auf Gleichgesinnte
Michael Cimino's Heaven's gate by Michael Cimino( Visual )

18 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Harvard graduate, turned federal Marshal in Wyoming, learns of a government sanctioned plot by cattle barons to kill the area's European settlers for their land. The resulting battle is based on the Johnson County War of 1892
The witches of Eastwick by George Miller( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "witches" are three modern-day women yearning for Mr. Right in a quaint New England town. Wealthy Daryl Van Horne arrives in town and sets out to prove he's a devil with the ladies
The hired hand by Peter Fonda( Visual )

10 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" Nach sieben Jahren im Westen kehrt ein Mann mit seinem Freund resigniert zu Frau und Kind zurück, um seine Farm zu bebauen. Sein Leben wird jedoch durch die Folgen einer früheren Rachetat zerstört. Ein ausgezeichnet fotografierter und stilistisch bemerkenswert konsequent entwickelter Erstlingsfilm, der die Handlung zu einer elegischen, thematisch ungewöhnlichen Western-Ballade verdichtet [...]." []
The body by Jonas McCord( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An archaeologist uncovers a crucified body in Jerusalem which dates back to the 1st century A.D.A priest arrives to try and help determine if the body is the remains of Christ, making a tenuous alliance with the archaeologist as they investigate the find that threatens the foundations of Western religion
Scarecrow by Jerry Schatzberg( Visual )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max, just out of prison, plans to open a car wash in Pittsburgh. Lionel, back from five years at sea, wants to visit the child he's never seen. Meeting on the road, the 2 forge a touching friendship tempered through hard times
The two Jakes by Jack Nicholson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to Chinatown, it is 1948 Los Angeles and private investigator Jake Gittes must solve a case of suspected adultery-turned-murder that's tied to a grab for oil and to Jake's own past
Light keeps me company Ljuset haller mig sallskap by Carl-Gustav Nykvist Nykvist( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in Swedish and English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of the life and work of cinematographer Sven Nykvist, told largely by Nykvist himself. The film includes numerous clips from films Nykvist photographed or directed and interviews with his colleagues, including Ingmar Bergman, Sir Richard Attenborough, Liv Ullman, Stellan Skarsgård, Woody Allen, Bibi Andersson, Vilmos Zsigmond and many others
No subtitles necessary Laszlo + Vilmos( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the lives and works of Laszlo Kovacs and Vilmos Zsigmond, chronicling their escape from the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, their immigration to America, and their eventual rise up the ladder out of the underbelly of Hollywood to become renowned cinematographers with over 140 movies to their credit including Easy rider, McCabe & Mrs. Miller, Five easy pieces, Paper moon, Shampoo, Scarecrow, The Sugarland Express, Close encounters of the third kind, and The deer hunter. Features film excerpts, interviews with Kovacs and Zsigmond, and commentary from many Hollywood notables
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The mists of Avalon
Alternative Names
Gulielmus Zsigmond

Vilmos Zsigmond

Vilmos Zsigmond direttore della fotografia ungherese

Vilmos Zsigmond filmowiec węgierski, operator kamery

Vilmos Zsigmond Hongaars director of photography

Vilmos Zsigmond Hungarian cinematographer

Vilmos Zsigmond ungarisch-amerikanischer Kameramann

Zsigmond, Vilmos 1930-

Zsigmond Vilmos magyar-amerikai operatőr

Zsigmond, William.

Zsigmond, William 1930-

Zsigmond, William 1930-2016

Zsigmund, William

Zsigmund, William 1930-

Zsigmund, William 1930-2016

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