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Pfister, Wally

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    Most widely held works by Wally Pfister
    Batman Begins by Tim Burton( Visual )

    47 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    As a boy a young Bruce Wayne watched in horror as his millionaire parents were slain in front of his eyes. This trauma led him to become obsessed with revenge. After disappearing to the East where he seeks counsel with a ninja cult leader, he returns to his now decaying Gotham City. The City is now overrun by organized crime and dangerous individuals manipulating the system. The discovery of a cave under his mansion, and a prototype armored suit leads him to take on a new persona. He becomes Batman and strikes fear into the hearts of men who do wrong. With the help of rising cop Jim Gordon, Batman sets out to take down the various criminal schemes that have been set in motion by individuals such as mafia don Falcone, the twisted doctor/drug dealer Jonathan 'The Scarecrow' Crane, and a mysterious third party that is quite familiar with Wayne and waiting to strike when the time is right
    The Dark Knight by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

    30 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    "The follow-up to 'Batman Begins' ... With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batham sets out to destroy organized crime in Gotham for good. The triumvirate proves effective. But soon the three find themselves prey to a rising criminal mastermind knows as The Joker, who thrusts Gotham into anarchy and forces Batman closer to crossing the fine line between hero and vigilante ..."--Container notes
    Inception by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

    36 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Dom Cobb is a skilled thief, the absolute best in the dangerous art of extraction, stealing valuable secrets from deep within the subconscious during the dream state, when the mind is at its most vulnerable. Cobb's rare ability has made him a coveted player in this treacherous new world of corporate espionage, but it has also made him an international fugitive and cost him everything he has ever loved. Now Cobb is being offered a chance at redemption. One last job could give him his life back but only if he can accomplish the impossible--inception. Instead of the perfect heist, Cobb and his team of specialists have to pull off the reverse: their task is not to steal an idea but to plant one. If they succeed, it could be the perfect crime. But no amount of careful planning or expertise can prepare the team for the dangerous enemy that seems to predict their every move. An enemy that only Cobb could have seen coming
    Memento by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

    45 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    An intricate crime story about a man who has lost his short term memory due to a rare brain disorder. Now he is out to catch his wife's murderer, whose identity he cannot ever know for sure. The more he tries to figure out what is true and real, the more he sinks deeper into a multi-layered abyss of uncertainty and surprises
    Moneyball by Bennett Miller( Visual )

    21 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Billy Beane træner det ret så fallerede og økonomisk pressede baseball-hold Oakland A's og revolutionerer sporten ved at sammensætte spillere og strategier ud fra statistiske og matematiske principper. Alle gør nar af hans ideer, men den der ler sidst, ler bedst. Baseret på virkelige begivenheder
    The Prestige by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

    20 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Packender Historienthriller über zwei lebenslang verfeindete Zauberer, deren Rivalität mörderische Konsequenzen hat
    Transcendence by Wally Pfister( Visual )

    55 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Dr. Will Caster is the foremost researcher in the field of artificial intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines the collective intelligence of everything ever known with the full range of human emotions. His highly controversial experiments have made him famous, but they have also made him the prime target of anti-technology extremists who will do whatever it takes to stop him
    The dark knight rises by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

    22 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Christopher Nolan's Batman franchise continues with this Warner Bros. release, the third in the series. The story will pick up after the events of The Dark Knight, with Christian Bale returning as the Caped Crusader -- this time pitted against the deadly Bane (Tom Hardy) and Selina Kyle, aka Catwoman (Anne Hathaway). Nolan directs from a script he co-wrote with his brother, Jonathan, working off the story by David Goyer
    Insomnia by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

    32 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Crime never sleeps and neither does the veteran LAPD homicide detective invited to Nightmute, Alaska to head a murder investigation there. He finds the investigation disrupted by an ever-shining midnight sun that wreaks sleep-depriving havoc on his body clock. As his consciousness becomes more unstable, he is nagged by a sense of personal guilt over a second crime that might just be real
    Laurel Canyon by Lisa Cholodenko( Visual )

    14 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Harvard graduate Sam and his fiancée, Alex, move into Sam's mother's house in upscale Laurel Canyon, thinking that she would not be there. Only problem is that she is still there, supposedly finishing up a record that she's producing for her boy toy, Ian's band. Sam's mom seems more interested in smoking pot and drinking than actually working, though. Alex doesn't mind, but Sam is quite upset. Alex starts off focused as she works on finishing a dissertation on genomics, but is soon distracted. Meanwhile, Sam is equally distracted by the beautiful intern Sara
    The Dark Knight trilogy by Christian Bale( Visual )

    3 editions published in 2012 in English and German and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Batman begins: After his parents' murders, disillusioned heir Bruce Wayne travels the world seeking the means to fight injustice. With the help of his trusted butler Alfred, detective Jim Gordon and his ally Lucius Fox, Bruce returns to Gotham City and unleashes his alter-ego: Batman, a masked crusader who uses strength, intellect and high-tech weaponry to fight evil
    Scotland, Pa.( Visual )

    1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Fast food and ambition make up a daily special of murder and mystery 70's style
    The devil's advocate ; Insomnia( Visual )

    1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Devil's Advocate: Hotshot attorney Kevin Lomax's 64-0 case record has brought him a tempting offer from an elite New York firm with questionable business practices. As he sets his morals aside in pursuit of the American dream, Lomax soon discovers the diabolic nature of the firm's president. Insomnia: Disgraced Swedish detective Jonas Engstrom travels to Northern Norway to solve a brutal murder. Unable to sleep through the night of the midnight sun, Engstrom quickly loses his grip on the case and his mind
    The Hi-Line( Visual )

    1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Sam convinces a naive young woman that she is to be given a job by a major Chicago discount store. However, her parents see through the ruse and the man confesses that he has a letter from a man who recently died in prison. The letter indicates that the young woman was fathered by him and a woman named Estelle and was placed in this couple's care, which they are forced to admit. Together they go in search for her real mother, who it turns out is a Blackfoot woman living in the "Hi-Line", a desolate area in Montana
    The Power game( Visual )

    2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Following the national traumas of the Vietnam War and Watergate, young, reform-minded members of Congress were elected to office in 1974 with a mandate to change the way government worked. This program documents the power and the political style of these "new breed" legislators, including their use of video politics, computerized mass mailings, political action committee (PAC) funds, 30-second political advertising, and a three-day workweek in Washington. It also considers the role of congressional staffs and professional lobbyists in influencing decisions made by elected officials
    Le chevalier noir( Visual )

    1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to destroy organized crime in Gotham for good. The triumvirate proves effective. But soon the three find themselves prey to a rising criminal mastermind, known as The Joker, who thrusts Gotham into anarchy and forces Batman closer to crossing the fine line between hero and vigilante
    Batman : le commencement( Visual )

    1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    In the wake of his parents' murder, disillusioned heir Bruce Wayne travels the world after his parent's murder, seeking the means to fight injustice and turn fear against those who prey on the fearful. Wayne returns to Gotham City and with the help of his trusted butler Alfred, detective Jim Gordon and his ally Lucius Fox, unleashes his alter ego, Batman
    Un boulot à l'italienne( Visual )

    1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Charlie, the mastermind of a Venice heist, is overseen by John, a lifelong criminal. But the thieves are ruthlessly double-crossed by one of their own, Steve. In order to get their stolen gold bars back, Charlie enlists John's reluctant safecracking-prodigy daughter, Stella. But Steve proves himself to be one step ahead of them, and Charlie finds that he'll have to make some daring last-minute changes to their plan by creating the largest traffic jam in Los Angeles' history
    The Italian job : double feature( Visual )

    1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Fresh from prison, Charlie begins to work on a heist that will either set him up for life - or send him up forever. Charlie and his unruly lot of thieves take on the mob, the police and the gridlocked traffic of Turin to rob a heavily armed shipment of gold bullion (1969 motion picture)
     
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    The Dark Knight
    Alternative Names
    Gualterius Pfister

    Pfister, Walter

    Pfister, Walter 1961-

    Wally Pfister Amerikaans filmregisseur

    Wally Pfister directeur de la photographie américain

    Wally Pfister direttore della fotografia statunitense

    Wally Pfister US-amerikanischer Kameramann

    Γούλι Πφίστερ

    Воллі Пфістер

    Пфистер, Уолли

    Уолли Пфистер

    ולי פפיסטר

    والي فيستر

    والی فیستر

    வாலி பிஸ்டர்

    უოლი პფისტერი

    월리 피스터 미국의 영화 촬영 기사, 영화 감독

    피스터, 월터 1961-

    피스터, 윌리 1961-

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