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Elswit, Robert 1950-

Overview
Works: 195 works in 732 publications in 6 languages and 31,066 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Comedy films  History  Detective and mystery films  Biographical films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Videographer , Other, Composer, Contributor, Actor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Elswit
Good night, and good luck by George Clooney( Visual )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comment, dans les années 50, Edward R. Murrow, le présentateur du journal télévisé de CBS de l'époque, et le producteur Fred Friendly contribuèrent à la chute du sénateur Joseph McCarthy, à l'origine de la tristement célèbre chasse aux sorcières. (Allociné)
Syriana by Stephen Gaghan( Visual )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a career CIA operative, Bob Barnes begins to uncover the disturbing truth about the work he has devoted his life to. An up-and-coming oil broker, Bryan Woodman faces an unimaginable family tragedy and finds redemption in his partnership with idealistic Gulf Prince Nasir al-Subaai. Corporate lawyer, Bennett Holiday faces a moral dilemma as he finesses the questionable merger of two powerful U.S. oil companies Across the globe, a disenfranchised Wasim Khan, a Pakistani teenager, falls prey to the recruiting efforts of a charismatic cleric. Each plays their small part in the vast and complex system that powers the industry, unaware of the explosive impact their lives will have upon the world
Runaway jury by John Cusack( Visual )

26 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 2,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a man dies in a shooting incident, his wife files a lawsuit against the company that manufactured the gun. Her lawyer argues that the firm in question knew the shop which sold the weapon was not following federal regulations. As the case goes to trial, the firearm manufacturer takes no chances on the outcome, and they hire Rankin Fitch, a "jury consultant" who makes it his business to see that he knows enough about the jurors to be able to guarantee the result of the trial
There will be blood by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein überwältigendes und farbenprächtiges Meisterwrk, ausgezeichnet mit zwei Oscars, über den Aufstieg und Fall eines Öl-Tycoons der Gründerzeit vom Ausnahmeregisseur Paul Thomas Anderson(Magnolia). Oscar-Preisträger Daniel Day-Lewis (Mein Linker Fuss, Gangs of New-York) als gieriger und obsessiver Unternehmer auf der einen und Shooting-Star Paul Dano (Little Miss Sunshine) als Machtbesessener Bibel-Fanatiker auf der anderen Seite liefern sich ein gnadenloses Duell, das Schritt für Schritt beide Familien und eine ganze Kleinstadt immer tiefer in einen Strudel aus Neid und Missgunst, Hass und Rache, Tod und Verderben zieht
The Town by Ben Affleck( Visual )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 1,624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique : "Alors qu'il organise le casse du siècle, l'un des braqueurs les plus respectés de Boston veut essayer de changer de vie. Le FBI aux trousses, le gang est alors face à une véritable course contre la montre."
Nightcrawler by Dan Gilroy( Visual )

11 editions published in 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pulse-pounding thriller set in the nocturnal underbelly of contemporary Los Angeles. Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Lou Bloom, a driven young man desperate for work who discovers the high-speed world of L.A. crime journalism. Finding a group of freelance camera crews who film crashes, fires, murder and other mayhem, Lou muscles into the cut-throat, dangerous realm of nightcrawling, where each police siren wail equals a possible windfall and victims are converted into dollars and cents
Mission: Impossible: Rogue nation by Christopher McQuarrie( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nach der Auflösung der IMF sieht sich Ethan Hunt in seiner fünften, nun inoffiziellen Mission mit einer gefährlichen Geheimorganisation konfrontiert
Punch-drunk love by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

37 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barry Egan, a shy sad-sack with a great deal of repressed anger that occasionally bursts forth in sudden violent outrages, falls in love with Lena, a co-worker of one of Barry's seven sisters. After calling a phone-sex line, Barry is extorted by bad-guy Dean, who eventually sends four goons to assault Barry and get the money
The Bourne legacy by Tony Gilroy( Visual )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CIA ønsker at afvikle deres tophemmelige agentprogram, og pludseligt er superagenten Aaron Cross og kvinden der var med til at "skabe" ham, Dr. Marta Shearing, i yderste livsfare
Roman J. Israel, Esq. by Denzel Washington( Visual )

9 editions published in 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

À la mort de son mentor, Roman J. Israel, avocat aussi idéaliste que déterminé, voit sa vie bouleversée. Dans l'univers des tribunaux surchargés de Los Angeles, celui qui fut son modèle et une figure légendaire des droits civiques laisse un vrai vide. Recruté par l'ambitieux George Pierce, Roman se lie d'amitié avec une militante de l'égalité des droits. Confronté à des événements extrêmes, il va pourtant remettre en question l'engagement qui a déterminé toute sa carrière
The men who stare at goats by Grant Heslov( Visual )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Wilton est un journaliste désespéré à la recherche du scoop de sa carrière, et c'est en Irak qu'il pense le trouver. En partant à l'aventure, il croise le chemin de Lyn Cassidy, étrange soldat Jedi qui prétend faire partie d'un département top secret de l'armée américaine. Lire dans les pensées de l'ennemi, traverser les murs et même tuer des chèvres en les dévisageant sont les armes de cette unité spéciale. Le fondateur de ce programme, Bill Django, a disparu, et Cassidy a pour mission de le retrouver. Intrigué par les histoires abracadabrantes de Cassidy, Bob décide de l'accompagner... (jaquette)
Suburbicon by George Clooney( Visual )

13 editions published in 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A peaceful, idyllic suburban community with affordable homes and manicured lawns, the perfect place to raise a family, and in the summer of 1959, the Lodge family is doing just that. The tranquil surface masks a disturbing reality, as husband and father Gardner Lodge must navigate the town's dark underbelly of betrayal, deceit, and violence. This is a tale of very flawed people making very bad choices
Skyscraper by Rawson Marshall Thurber( Visual )

7 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Sawyer now assesses security for skyscrapers. He's on assignment in China when he finds the tallest, safest building in the world suddenly ablaze, and he's been framed for it. A wanted man on the run, Will must find those responsible, clear his name and somehow rescue his family who is trapped inside the building, above the fire line." -- Container
Gold by Stephen Gaghan( Visual )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En mand forfølger en drøm, sælger alt og tager til Indonesien for at grave guld. Men højt at flyve, dybt at falde. Filmen om Kenny Wells og geologen Mike Acosta er inspireret af en virkelig erhvervsskandale i 1990'ernes USA
Bounce( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buddy Amaral is a smooth-talking, skirt-chasing ad exec who is enjoying his high-powered career. Then, a sudden twist of fate changes everything and leads him into the life of Abby Janello, with whom he eventually falls head-over-heels in love
Redbelt by David Mamet( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Korrupte pengemænd får på udspekuleret vis krammet på den retlinede jiu-jitsu instruktør Mike Terry og tvinger ham til at stille op til et prestigefyldt kampstævne
Magnolia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Magnolia is a mosaic of American life woven through a series of comic and poignant vignettes. Through a collusion of coincidence, chance, human action, shared media, past history and divine intervention, nine people will weave and warp through each other's lives on a day that builds to an unforgettable climax. Some will seek forgiveness, others escape. Some will mend frayed bonds, others will be exposed"--Back of container
Inherent vice by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cette oeuvre signée Paul Thomas Anderson, et inspirée du roman de Thomas Pynchon, nous plonge à la fin de l'ère psychédélique des sixties, quand la paranoïa règne en maître sur le sud de la Californie. Avec une galerie de personnages incluant des surfeurs, des escrocs, des drogués, des rockers, un usurier assassin à ses heures perdues, le FBI, la police de Los Angeles, un saxophoniste ténor incognito, un regroupement de dentistes de Beverly Hills et une mystérieuse entité appelée le Golden Fang, on passe en un rien de temps de "C'est sensass" à "T'es ailleurs ou quoi?"." (source : jaquette)
The burning plain( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Due storie intrecciate nel tempo. Nel presente Sylvia, a Portland, è una donna sola che colleziona amanti senza volerne veramente nessuno; nel passato, nel New Mexico, due amanti muoiono nell'incendio della roulotte dove s'incontrano di nascosto. Ma Sylvia non è altri che la figlia della donna morta nell'incendio, nonché la responsabile della morte dei due; e solo alla fine riuscirà a recuperare il legame con la bambina avuta anni prima dal figlio dell'amante della madre
Boogie nights by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Los Angeles, fin des années 70. Eddie Addams, 17 ans, est engagé par un réalisateur de films pornographiques. Sous le pseudonyme de Dirk Diggler, le jeune étalon devient du jour au lendemain une star du cinéma X. Mais avec les années 80, le conte de fées va rapidement virer au cauchemar ..." (source : jaquette)
 
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Good night, and good luck
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Elswit, Bob

Elswit, Bob 1950-

Elswitt, Robert 1950-

Robert Elswit Amerikaans director of photography

Robert Elswit directeur de la photographie américain

Robert Elswit direttore della fotografia statunitense

Robert Elswit filmowiec amerykański

Robert Elswit US-amerikanischer Kameramann

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