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Daviau, Allen

Overview
Works: 67 works in 205 publications in 8 languages and 5,849 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  Biography  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Vampire films  Horror films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Interviewee, Photographer, Illustrator, Other, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells a story of Elliott (Henry Thomas), a lonely boy who befriends a friendly extra-terrestrial, dubbed "E.T.", who is stranded on Earth. Elliott and his siblings help the extraterrestrial return home while attempting to keep it hidden from their mother and the government
Empire of the sun by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on J.G. Ballard's autobiographical novel, tells the story of a 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 Alice Walker ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,030 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
Van Helsing by Stephen Sommers ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 856 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
Harry and the Hendersons ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an average American family meets "Harry," a legendary Bigfoot creature, their life is turned upside down until they are able to return him back to his natural environment
The falcon and the snowman by John Schlesinger ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 104 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 )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two directors of photography demonstrate their techniques and share their knowledge and philosophy. Allen Daviau and Sacha Vierny both shoot the same scene for realism and students compare and discuss their styles
Shooting for black & white by Allen Daviau ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two directors of photography demonstrate their techniques and share their knowledge and philosophy. Allen Daviau recreates the shooting style of the 1920s, incuding the filtration, vignetting, aspect ratios and shot coverage of the period. Denis Lenoir uses modern cinematic techniques with a moving camera and shoots with both color and black and white
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
Fearless by Peter Weir ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of how a near-death experience impacts the lives of three people
Avalon ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in German and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film follows immigrant Sam Krichinsky and his extended family as they seek a dream called America in a place called Avalon. From poverty to prosperity, the Krichinsky family faces a changing world with enduring humor and abiding love
The astronaut's wife by Rand Ravich ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... courageous NASA astronaut Spencer Armacost and his beautiful schoolteacher wife Jillian [are] a seemingly perfect couple whose lives are momentarily shattered when Spencer's mission mysteriously loses contact with Earth for 2 minutes. But neither Spencer nor Jillian knows that those 120 seconds of terror will ultimately threaten their sanity, their future and their lives in this heart-stopping psychological thriller"--Container
Harry Tracy ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dern plays one the American West's legendary outlaws, Harry Tracy, who had lost most of his fellow outlaws by 1899 but, along with an inept sidekick, continued to commit robberies, dodge the law, and pursue romance
Congo by Frank Marshall ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portandosi dietro una giovane gorilla di straordinaria intelligenza, una spedizione scientifica parte per un viaggio tra lo Zaire e il Ruanda in cerca di una antica città scomparsa, di un giacimento di diamanti e della verità sulla scomparsa di un'altra, analoga spedizione. (Morandini)
Kodak cinematography masterclass series ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Internationally renowned cinematographers share their creative and professional expertise. The programs were filmed during a series of workshops held at the AFTRS
4 film favorites ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 5 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
Fearless - Jenseits der Angst ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ein Flugzeug stürzt ab. Einige Passagiere haben überlebet, aber die Katastrophe hat seltsame Veränderungen bei ihnen bewirkt. [...] Peter Weir ist diesmal ein faszinierender Psycho-Trip gelungen, der die Frage stellt, wie man weiterleben soll, wenn man sich im Geiste bereits vom Leben verabschiedet hat. (Quelle: Umschlagtext)
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A prequel to 'Raiders of the lost Ark' : Jones in 1935 finds the sacred Sankara stone
Shooting for black and white with Allen Daviau and Denis Lenior ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This training video explores the challenge of black and white cinematography. Lenoir creates comparison with the work of Daviau by shooting the same sequence in colour and in black and white
Die Farbe Lila The color purple ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der amerikanische Süden um die Jahrhundertwende. Celie, ein farbiges Mädchen wird hineingeboren 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
 
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Alternative Names
Daviau, John Allen.
Languages
English (97)
German (20)
Spanish (10)
French (5)
Italian (5)
Turkish (2)
Catalan (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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