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Zsigmond, Vilmos

Works: 206 works in 710 publications in 9 languages and 17,950 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  War films  History  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Interviewee, Commentator, Performer, Author, Videographer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Vilmos Zsigmond
The deer hunter by Michael Cimino( Visual )

63 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracks a group of steelworker pals from a Pennsylvania blast furnace to the cool hunting grounds of the Alleghenies to the lethal cauldron of Vietnam. Shows what happens to friendship and courage under stress
Close encounters of the third kind by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

28 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss) presencia unos objetos voladores en el cielo, cerca de su casa en Indiana. Neary encuentra apoyo en Jillian Guiler (Melinda Dillon) quien también es testigo de esos encuentros nocturnos. Juntos, buscan la respuesta a ese misterio que les ha cambiado la vida. Al mismo tiempo que un grupo de científicos comienza a investigar los hechos
The Black Dahlia by Brian De Palma( Visual )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,423 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 )

22 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,172 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 )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,071 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
Life as a house by Irwin Winkler( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terminally ill man attempts to simultaneously reconnect with his estranged son and build the house of his dreams
The mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 981 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 4 languages and held by 946 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 moviemaking."--Container
The rose by Mark Rydell( Visual )

13 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 853 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 )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 797 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
Maverick by Richard Donner( Visual )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 657 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
Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 654 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
Michael Cimino's Heaven's gate by Michael Cimino( Visual )

16 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 557 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
Fat Man and Little Boy by Paul Newman( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the development of the atomic bomb by the Manhattan Project, during World War II, with emphasis on the relationship between General Leslie Groves, the project director, and scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer
The witches of Eastwick by George Miller( Visual )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 415 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 English and German and held by 358 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 269 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 )

10 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and German and held by 248 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 )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 218 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
Deliverance by John Boorman( Visual )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four businessmen take a canoe trip through rural Georgia, which proves far less relaxing than they had hoped for
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The deer hunter
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

Vilmos Zsigmond Ungarsk filmfotograf

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

Βίλμος Ζίγκμοντ

Вилмош Жигмонд

Вілмаш Жыгманд

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וילמוש זיגמונד

فيلموس زيغموند

ویلموش ژیگموند

வில்மோஸ் சிக்மண்ட்

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Life as a houseThe mists of AvalonFat Man and Little Boy