WorldCat Identities

Storaro, Vittorio 1940-

Works: 206 works in 799 publications in 12 languages and 15,804 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  War films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Historical films  Erotic films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Interviewee, Photographer, Illustrator, Author, Actor, Narrator, Artist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Vittorio Storaro
Apocalypse now redux by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

94 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Capitán Willard es un oficial de los servicios de inteligencia del ejército estadounidense al que se le ha encargado, en Camboya, la peligrosa misión de avanzar río arriba para eliminar a Kurtz, un coronel estadounidense renegado que se ha vuelto loco. En la profundidad de la selva, en un campamento sembrado de cabezas cortadas y cadáveres putrefactos, la enorme y enigmática figura de Kurtz manda como un buda despótico sobre los miembros de la tribu Montagnard, que le adoran como a un dios
Reds by Warren Beatty( Visual )

34 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basado en hechos reales, cuenta la historia de John Reed, comunista norteamericano, periodista y activista, cuyo romance con la escritora feminista Louise Bryant tiene como telón de fondo los explosivos días de la Revolución Rusa
The last emperor by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

59 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic history of Aisin-Gioro "Henry" Pu Yi, who at the age of three became the last of the Emperors of China. Chronicles his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, as the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; and his exploitation by the invading Japanese as the ruler of Manchukuo from 1932 to 1945. He returned to public life in 1959, just another peasant worker in the People's Republic, and died as a gardener at the Botanical Gardens of Peking
Flamenco by Carlos Saura( Visual )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of flamenco dances, "an integral part of the Spanish heart and culture" are performed by three hundred dancers and photographed by the master cinematographer, Vittorio Storaro
The conformist by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

23 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relata la historia de Marcello, un joven profesor de filosofía italiano que es seleccionado por la Ovra (Policía secreta fascista) para actuar como cebo en el asesinato de Quadri, su antiguo profesor de Universidad y disidente político exiliado en Francia. En su viaje, acompañado de su futura esposa Giulia, Marcello recordará su tormentoso pasado y las causas que le impulsan a colaborar en el asesinato
Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La storia del cinematografo vista attraverso lo sguardo dei più importanti cineasti e colta dalle scene di più di 125 film
Bulworth by Warren Beatty( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and German and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Believing his career is over, Senator Jay Bulworth takes out an enormous insurance policy and a contract on his own life. His impending death fills him with an outrageous desire to break the rules and tell it like it is
Tucker the man and his dream( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La verdadera historia de Preston Tucker, un empresario de coches norteamericano que quisó crear el coche del futuro
Exorcist the beginning by William Peter Blatty( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thinking that he had glimpsed the face of Evil as a witness to atrocities committed on the innocent during WWII, Lankester Merrin lost his faith in his fellow man and the Almighty. He renounced his vocation, and is now an archaeologist in Africa. A collector of rare comes to him with an odd request. An old Christian Byzantine church has been unearthed in Kenya, surprisingly intact, as if it were buried right after its completion. Merrin is asked to find an ancient relic hidden within the church before a British expedition can. Interested, Merrin agrees to take the job. Beneath the church, something much older and malevolent sleeps, waiting to be awoken. The blood of innocents flows freely, but the horror has only just begun. In the place where Evil was born, Merrin will finally see its true face
Goya by Carlos Saura( Visual )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein alter Greis irrt hilflos durch die nächtlichen Strassen von Bordeaux. Nur mit einem Nachthemd bekleidet, ruft er nach einer längst verstorbenen Frau. Er ist kein Irrer, sondern der 82-jährige Francisco de Goya - einer der bedeutendsten Maler seiner Zeit. Vom Alter gezeichnet, verbringt er seinen Lebensabend im selbstgewählten Exil in Bordeaux. Den Tod vor Augen, erzählt er seiner Tochter Rosario aus seinem ereignisreichen Leben: Erinnerungen an Liebe, Leiden und Dämonen werden lebendig
The sheltering sky by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

29 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American artist couple, drawn by desire to the Sahara, travel there shortly after World War II in order to follow their passionate obsessions in an attempt to recapture the love they once shared
Little Buddha by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

37 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a big American city, a boy and his family discover a prince in a land of miracles. But the miracle becomes real when Tibetan monks appear, searching for their leader's reincarnation- who they believe has been reborn in the boy. Suddenly, their worlds meet, leading the Americans on an extraordinary adventure."--Container
Cinematographer style( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belying what many think of as the technical orientation of their job, cinematographers can be remarkably loquacious, a fact evident from the beginning of the interviews with 110 prominent practitioners of the craft. The men and women interviewed are interested in discussing the aesthetics and emotional content of light, composition, movement, and color--the building blocks of the film image. Forget directors, actors, and screenwriters: based on this documentary, nobody talks as passionately or poetically about the art of film as cinematographers
Frank Herbert's Dune by John Harrison( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the far future, the remote desert world of Dune becomes the epicenter of a spectacular struggle that will spark a revolution, fulfill an ancient prophecy and forever change the galactic balance of power
One from the heart by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary director Francis Ford Coppola shines his spotlight on a Las Vegas couple (Teri Garr, Frederic Forrest) whose break-up on the 4th of July leads them both to a night on the strip in pursuit of their romantic fantasies (Raul Julia, Natassia Kinski). But in this town of gamblers and dreamers, should they bet it all on dreams, or give true love another roll of the dice? Featuring the stunning photography of Vittorio Storaro. Includes a fantasy sequence (tango, Bora-Bora flamenco, and Las Vegas street scene), performed by Teri Garr, Raul Julia, and ensemble
Last tango in Paris by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

25 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging American whose wife has just committed suicide, meets a young girl and makes violent love to her. After a chase, when she runs away from him, she shoots him in a moment of fear
The bird with the crystal plumage( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American writer in Italy becomes an amateur sleuth when he witnesses a failed attempt by a serial killer to take the life of the wife of a wealthy gallery owner
Strategia del ragno The spider's stratagem by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

8 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in Italian and German and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A son revisits the village in the Po Valley where his father, an anti-Fascist hero, was murdered in 1936, and learns the man was a traitor executed by his own men
Storaro-Covili : il segno di un destino = the sign of a destiny by Vittorio Storaro( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in Italian and Spanish and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scrivere con la luce by Vittorio Storaro( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Italian and Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Exorcist the beginning
Alternative Names
Vittorio Storaro directeur de la photographie italien

Vittorio Storaro Italiaans director of photography

Vittorio Storaro Italian cinematographer

Vittorio Storaro italienischer Kameramann

Vittorio Storaro włoski operator filmowy

Βιτόριο Στοράρο Ιταλός κινηματογραφιστής

Виторио Стораро

Витторио Стораро

Витторио Стораро итальянский кинооператор

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The bird with the crystal plumageWriter of light : the cinematography of Vittorio Storaro : a collection from the pages of American Cinematographer magazine and the ASC Classic ArchivesStoraro : scrivere con la luce, i colori, gli elementi = Writing with light, colors, and the elementsFilm voices : interviews from Post Script