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Storaro, Vittorio 1940-

Overview
Works: 327 works in 865 publications in 11 languages and 17,052 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  History  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Historical films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Interviewee, Photographer, Illustrator, Author, Actor, Narrator, Artist, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Vittorio Storaro
Apocalypse now redux by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

70 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A soldier travels upriver from Vietnam into Cambodia to kill a colonel who has gone mad and is planning unauthorized attacks by his native troops. Features both the original cut and the Redux version
The last emperor by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

35 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The life of [Chinese] Emperor Pu Yi, who took the throne at age three, in 1908, before witnessing decades of cultural and political upheaval within and without the walls of the Forbidden City"--Container
Reds by Warren Beatty( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of the love affair of John Reed, American Communist, journalist and activist and Louise Bryant, writer and feminist
Tango by Carlos Saura( Visual )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the film tells the story of director Mario Suarez's quest to make the ultimate tango film. Lonely after his wife (one of the film's stars) has left him, Mario must find the themes that will hold the film together, while simultaneously permitting his musicians and dancers the freedom of expression that is necessary to satisfy the tango-hungry Argentine audience. Things become complicated when Mario falls in love with Elena, a beautiful and talented young dancer who is the girlfriend of the powerful and dangerous Angelo Larroca, an investor in the picture. And Mario's creative vision is challenged by his investors when he plans a scene that recreates Argentina's dark years of political suppression and "disappearances."
Café society by Woody Allen( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and French and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in the 1930s, Woody Allen's bittersweet romance Café Society follows Bronx-born Bobby Dorfman to Hollywood--where he falls in love--and back to New York, where he is swept up in the vibrant world of high society nightclub life"--Container
The conformist by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

19 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 660 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
Bulworth by Warren Beatty( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and German and held by 656 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 )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in German and English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein idealisiertes Porträt des amerikanischen Autobauers Preston Tucker, der mit seinem Traum eines ultramodernen, aber preiswerten PKW Ende der 40er Jahre dem Machtkampf mit der Großindustrie unterlag. Ein bekenntnishafter Abgesang auf den unwiederbringlich zu Ende gehenden "amerikanischen Traum" vom erfindungsreichen Selfmademan. In Form einer begeisterten, überlebensgroßen Biografie reflektiert das lebenspralle Porträt Coppolas eigene Träume und Kämpfe gegen die Zwänge der Industrie. [film-dienst]
Exorcist : the beginning by Renny Harlin( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 591 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
Flamenco by Carlos Saura( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of flamenco dances are performed by three hundred dancers and photographed by Vittorio Storaro
Goya by Carlos Saura( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

25 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 3 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
Reds by Warren Beatty( Visual )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Lebensgeschichte des amerikanischen Revolutionärs und Journalisten John Reed ("Zehn Tage, die die Welt erschütterten"), der, vom Beispiel der russischen Revolution angeregt, für soziale Gerechtigkeit kämpfte, aber in der UdSSR selbst das schrittweise Scheitern seiner Ideale mitansehen mußte. Reed starb 33-jährig in Moskau und wurde an der Kreml-Mauer bestattet. Das aufwändige Epos verbindet die Geschichte der kommunistischen Bewegung in den USA mit der melodramatischen Love-Story zwischen dem Helden und der schönen Louise Bryant. Auf einer zusätzlichen dokumentarischen Ebene reflektiert der Film das Verhältnis von Fiktion und authentischer Erinnerung. Glänzend gespielt und inszeniert. [film-dienst]
Flamenco, flamenco by Carlos Saura( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An evolutionary musical journey through the light, song and dance of a dynamic and alive art form
Cinematographer style( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 271 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
Little Buddha by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 246 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
Frank Herbert's Dune by John Harrison( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 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
Last tango in Paris by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

25 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 197 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
One from the heart by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 195 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 town in pursuit of their romantic fantasies (Raul Julia, Natassia Kinski). But in this city of gamblers and dreamers, should they bet it all on dreams, or give true romance 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
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 olasz filmoperatőr

Vittorio Storaro włoski operator filmowy

Βιτόριο Στοράρο Ιταλός κινηματογραφιστής

Виторио Стораро

Витторио Стораро

Витторио Стораро итальянский кинооператор

Вітторіо Стораро

Վիտորիո Ստորարո

ויטוריו סטוררו

ویتوریو استورارو

ვიტორიო სტორარო

ヴィットリオ・ストラーロ

维托里奥·斯托拉罗

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Exorcist : the beginningWriter 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