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Zsigmond, Vilmos

Works: 209 works in 752 publications in 10 languages and 18,997 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Detective and mystery films  War films  Comedy films  Science fiction films  History  Film adaptations  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Interviewee, Commentator, Other, Videographer , Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Vilmos Zsigmond
The deer hunter by Michael Cimino( Visual )

67 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five friends, Michael, Nick, Steven, Stan, and Axel, who are from a small town in middle America, work in the stifling heat and infernal din of a steel mill. They blow off steam after work at a neighborhood tavern. They go deer hunting every fall. One day late in 1968, Michael, Steven, and Nick leave for a tour of duty in Vietnam. Before they go, Steven marries the pregnant Angela; their wedding reception serves as the friend's farewell party. 30 years after it appeared, this film can still generate intense responses and controversy. Perhaps the best description of the subject was offered by film critic Roger Ebert, who said, "'The Deer Hunter' is said to be about many subjects: About male bonding, about mindless patriotism, about the dehumanizing effects of war, about Nixon's "silent majority." It is about any of those things that you choose, if you choose, but more than anything else, it is a heartbreakingly effective fictional machine that evokes the agony of the Vietnam time."
Close encounters of the third kind by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

34 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,779 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 Brian De Palma( Visual )

21 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the Most Notorious Unsolved Murder in California History. From the acclaimed director of Scarface and the author of LA Confidential comes the spellbinding thriller The Black Dahlia. Two ambitious cops, Lee Blanchard (Aaron Eckhart) and Bucky Bleichert (Josh Hartnett), investigate the shocking murder of an aspiring young starlet. With a corpse so mutilated that photos are kept from the public, the case becomes an obsession for the men, and their lives begin to unravel. Blanchard's relationship with his girlfriend Kay (Scarlett Johansson) deteriorates, while Bleichert finds himself drawn to the enigmatic Madeleine (Hilary Swank), a wealthy woman with a dark and twisted connection to the victim
McCabe & Mrs. Miller by Robert Altman( Visual )

23 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,173 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 )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,064 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 972 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 Anjelica Huston( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 970 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 )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 945 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 )

15 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 870 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
You will meet a tall dark stranger by Woody Allen( Visual )

9 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Septuagénaire paniqué, Alfie quitte sa femme pour une call-girl. Après une tentative de suicide ratée, son épouse Helena se réfugie dans la voyance et les guéridons d'une cartomancienne nommée Cristal. Sa fille galeriste est mariée à un écrivain en mal d'inspiration, qui fantasme sur la voisine, dont le mariage est imminent." (Source : jaquette)
The long goodbye by Robert Altman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 814 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
Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 650 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 Richard Donner( Visual )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le disavventure capitate a Bret Maverick, giocatore d'azzardo tanto astuto quanto incallito, durante un mitico campionato a poker con i migliori giocatori dell'Ovest, tra cui il cattivo Angel, l'ambiguo Commodoro e l'affascinante Annabelle, biscazziera più abile di lui. (Mereghetti)
Michael Cimino's Heaven's gate by Michael Cimino( Visual )

18 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 576 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 537 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 )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexandra, Jane in Sukie so tri zdolgočasene samske ženske, ki živijo v majhnem puritanskem mestu Eastwick. Kot ločenke med meščani veljajo za čudne in neuspešne. Vse tri so kot nekakšne vešče, ki stojijo okoli ognjišča in kuhajo kdo ve kakšne ljubezensko-afrodizične napoje. Njihova srečanja so ob četrtkih ponoči na nenavadnih, srhljivih krajih. Njihove čarovnije so vse do prihoda Darryla Van Horna precej nedolžne in usmerjene na zapeljevanje moških Eastwicka. A ko vstopi v njihova življenja on, se igrivo kratkočasenje ob urokih spremeni v zlonamerno čarovništvo, ki dobi morilski značaj
The hired hand by Peter Fonda( Visual )

10 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in English and German and held by 361 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 266 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 )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in English and German and held by 256 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 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
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The deer hunter
Alternative Names
Gulielmus Zsigmond

Vilmos Zsigmond direttore della fotografia ungherese

Vilmos Zsigmond filmowiec węgierski, operator kamery

Vilmos Zsigmond Hongaars director of photography

Vilmos Zsigmond maďarský kameraman

Vilmos Zsigmond ungarisch-amerikanischer Kameramann

Vilmos Zsigmond Ungarsk filmfotograf

Zsigmond, Vilmos 1930-

Zsigmond Vilmos magyar-amerikai operatőr

Zsigmond , William

Zsigmond, William 1930-2016

Zsigmund, William

Zsigmund, William 1930-2016

Βίλμος Ζίγκμοντ

Вилмош Жигмонд

Вілмаш Жыгманд

Վիլմոշ Ժիգմոնդ

וילמוש זיגמונד

فيلموس زيغموند

فيلموس زيغموند مصوّر سينمائي مجري

ویلموش ژیگموند

வில்மோஸ் சிக்மண்ட்

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Life as a houseThe mists of AvalonFat Man and Little Boy