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Daviau, Allen

Overview
Works: 100 works in 293 publications in 7 languages and 8,642 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Historical films  War films  Coming-of-age films  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Vampire films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Interviewee, Photographer, Illustrator, Other, Author, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Allen Daviau
 
Most widely held works by Allen Daviau
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

31 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About a boy named Elliott and his special bond with E.T., an alien stranded on Earth. At first, Elliott is able to hide E.T., but eventually his family discovers him and the governemnt authorities know that he is somewhere in the neighborhood
Empire of the sun by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

25 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a British boy, James Graham, whose privileged life is upturned by the Japanese invasion of Shanghai, December 8, 1941. Separated from his parents, he is eventually captured, and taken to Soo Chow confinement camp, next to a captured Chinese airfield. Amidst the sickness and food shortages in the camp, Jim attempts to reconstruct his former life, all the while bringing spirit and dignity to those around him
The color purple by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

32 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early 1900s, tells the story of Celie, a poor black Southern woman, whose friendship with two women helps her overcome the brutality of her father and husband
Van Helsing by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Van Helsing, el legendario Cazador de Monstruos, es enviado por el Vaticano a la lejana Transilvania, una región aterrorizada por el poderoso Conde Drácula. Uniendo sus fuerzas a las de una valerosa princesa gitana, que está decidida a poner fin a una antigua maldición que pesa sobre su familia derrotando al infante vampiro, Van Helsing prosigue su odisea para librar al mundo del mal
Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 655 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
Avalon by Mamoru Oshii( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and German and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewish immigrant Sam Krichinsky (based on Barry Levinson's grandfather) arrives in idyllic Avalon (a suburb of Baltimore) to join his four brothers who had come to America earlier. Levinson's semi-autobiographical film follows several generations of the Krichinskys-- a tight-knit group who work, raise their families, celebrate holidays-- and bicker together. Sam's son, Jules (Aidan Quinn), and his grandson Michael (Elijah Wood, in his first major role) become the focus of much of the story
The astronaut's wife by Rand Ravich( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and German and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a NASA astronaut's mission loses contact with the crew on earth for two minutes of terror, his wife goes through the longest 120 seconds of her life--unti contact is resumed, he touches ground and they resume their "perfect" life together. But he seems changed now. Or he seems unlike himself. Or he simply isn't himself at all. None of these possibilities is comforting to her
Harry and the Hendersons( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chance car accident introduces the Henderson family to the real-life Bigfoot, who is anything but a ferocious monster. He quickly becomes a true friend of the family. They're soon in a race against the clock to return "Harry' to his natural environment before the authorities capture him
The falcon and the snowman by John Schlesinger( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and German and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true-life story of Christopher Boyce and Daulton Lee, boyhood friends. In their early twenties, Boyce has just quit the seminary and taken a job at TRW where he soon has access to the company's top-secret defense files, including evidence of the CIA's tampering with elections overseas. Lee is a runaway, paroled heroin addict. The ideological disillusionment of one and the greed and need for excitement of the other lead them to sell secrets to the Russians. As they proceed, the stakes get higher and the risks larger. -- Summary adapted from container
Shooting for realism by Allen Daviau( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two professional directors of photography are given the same script and set to film. While filming, they explain their approaches, the problems they encounter, and how they overcome them
Frank Capra bonus disc( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of documentary films about the life and work of Frank Capra
Shooting for black & white( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two directors of photography demonstrate their techniques and share their knowledge and philosophy. Starting with the same script and set, Allen Daviau recreates the shooting style of the 1920s, including the filtration, vignetting, aspect ratios and shot coverage of the period, while Denis Lenoir uses modern cinematic techniques with a moving camera and shoots with both color and black and white
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bridges of Madison County: World-traveling National Geographic photographer Robert Kincaid is on assignment to photograph the bridges of Madison County, Iowa. He stops for directions at Francesca Johnson's farmhouse, and passion ignites. Defending your life: A man who is killed in a car accident ends up in 'Judgment City', a holding station for souls, where a person must defend themselves in a trial of their life in order to advance into Heaven. The hours: In 1929, Virginia Woolf, under the care of doctors and family, is starting to write her novel, 'Mrs. Dalloway'. In 1951, Laura Brown is planning for her husband's birthday but is preoccupied with reading Woolf's novel. In 2001, Clarrisa Vaughn is planning an award party for her friend, an author dying of AIDS. Taking place over one day, all three stories are interconnected with the novel: one is writing it, one is reading it, and one is living it. Heartburn: Cookbook author Rachel Samstat--out of analysis and seven months pregnant--discovers that her husband is into analysis and an affair, and suffers six weeks of intensive heartburn
Bugsy by Barry Levinson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tra il leggendario gangster Benjamin Bugsy Siegel e Virginia Hill, una divetta scaltra quanto bella, nasce un'attrazione fatta di sesso, rischio e pericolo, che li porterà a lottare per realizzare il loro sogno di costruire una città nel deserto: Las Vegas. Una volta eliminato il boss locale, i suoi progetti si fanno ambiziosi: decide infatti di aprire con Virginia una grandiosa casa da gioco nel deserto del Nevada, il Flamingo
Die Farbe Lila( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der amerikanische Süden um die Jahrhundertwende. Celie, ein farbiges Mädchen, wird hineingeborten in ein Leben voller Hass und Gewalt. Ihr Stiefvater verkauft sie als Ehefrau an einen Mann, den sie nicht kennt. Sie wird unterdrückt und gedemütigt - getrennt von den Menschen, die sie liebt. Bis sie dieses Leben eines Tages radikal verändert. Ein Südstaaten-Epos, vergleichbar mit "Vom Winde verweht". Ein mitreissender Film über Gefühle, die uns alle bewegen, über Liebe, Zorn, Mut, Schmerz, Hoffnung und die Träume in uns. (Quelle: Umschlagtext)
Congo by Michael Crichton( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An expedition to return a gorilla to Africa and find the Lost City of Zinj and its diamond mines encounters a variety of dangers
Das Reich der Sonne( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eine Zeit voller Aufruhr - eine Welt im Krieg - ein Junge allein
Il colore viola( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il duro calvario nell'America degli anni Venti, della nera Celie, brutalizzata dalla violenza maschile, riscattata dall'amore di una donna
Empire du Soleil by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a British boy, James Graham, whose privileged life is upturned by the Japanese invasion of Shanghai, December 8, 1941. Separated from his parents, he is eventually captured, and taken to Soo Chow confinement camp, next to a captured Chinese airfield. Amidst the sickness and food shortages in the camp, Jim attempts to reconstruct his former life, all the while bringing spirit and dignity to those around him
La couleur pourpre by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who's forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Empire of the sun
Alternative Names
Allen Daviau Amerikaans director of photography

Allen Daviau directeur de la photographie américain

Allen Daviau direttore della fotografia statunitense

Allen Daviau US-amerikanischer Kameramann

Daviau, John Allen.

Άλεν Νταβιώ

Аллен Давиау

آلن داویا

アレン・ダヴィオー

艾伦·达维奥

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Van HelsingFrank Capra bonus disc