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Elmes, Frederick

Works: 109 works in 567 publications in 9 languages and 19,919 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Experimental films  Detective and mystery films  Documentary films  Film noir  Television mini-series  Television adaptations  History 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Videographer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Frederick Elmes
Most widely held works by Frederick Elmes
Hulk by Ang Lee( Visual )

41 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist performs regeneration experiments on himself, and passes on the genes to his son, Bruce. Now Bruce is performing experiments that expose him to radiation and nanomeds, which combined with his unique genes, unleashes the Hulk
Kinsey by Bill Condon( Visual )

31 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kinsey relata la historia de un hombre que cambió irrevocablemente la cultura norteamericana y provocó un impresionante revuelo con la publicación de su libro "Conducta sexual del humano masculino". Su trabajo desencadenó uno de los más intensos debates culturales del siglo pasado, que continúa vigente aún en nuestros días
Blue velvet by David Lynch( Visual )

42 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clean-cut Jeffrey Beaumont realizes his Mayberry-like hometown is not so normal when he discovers a human ear in a field. His investigation catapults him into an alluring, erotic murder mystery involving a disturbed nightclub singer and a drug-addicted sadist. Soon Jeffrey is led deeper into their depraved existence, to the point of no return
Broken flowers by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confirmed bachelor Don has just been dumped by his latest lover, Sherry. Don begins to resign himself to being alone and left to his own devices. However, he becomes compelled to reflect on his past when he receives a mysterious pink letter by mail. It is from an anonymous former lover and informs him that he has a 19-year-old son who may be looking for his father. Don is urged to investigate the contents of the letter by his closest friend and neighbor, Winston. Hesitant to travel at all, Don nonetheless embarks on a cross-country trip in search of clues from four former loves. Unannounced, he visits each of these women and finds that they hold new surprises for Don as he confronts his past
Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The four-part drama that tells the story of a seemingly placid New England town that is actually wrought with illicit affairs, crime and tragedy, all told through the lens of Olive, whose wicked wit and harsh demeanor mask a warm but troubled heart and staunch moral center. The story spans 25 years and focuses on Olive's relationships with her husband, Henry, the good-hearted and kindly town pharmacist; their son, Christopher, who resents his mother's approach to parenting; and other members of their community
Paterson by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

11 editions published in 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paterson is a bus driver in the city of Paterson, New Jersey - they share the name. Every day, Paterson adheres to a simple routine: he drives his daily route, observing the city as it drifts across his windshield and overhearing fragments of conversation swirling around him; he writes poetry into a notebook; he walks his dog; he stops in a bar and drinks exactly one beer. He goes home to his wife, Laura. By contrast, Laura's world is ever changing
Eraserhead by David Lynch( Visual )

51 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An obscure man with a vertical head of hair is living with his spaced-out girlfriend and their fetus-like child. By the end of the film, Henry is decapitated and processed into erasers in this bizarre horror film which closely approaches a nightmare
Synecdoche, New York by Charlie Kaufman( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caden Cotard es un dramaturgo excéntrico que vive con la artista Adele Lack y su hija Olivia. Propenso a la neurosos, dudas y una enorme inseguridad, Caden descubre que también sufre de una enfermedad terminal. Al recibir una prestigiosa beca MacArthur, Caden decide usar el dinero para inventar un mastodónico juego como analogía de su propia vida, todo con el fin de dejar un legado de su existencia una vez haya desaparecido para siempre
A late quartet by Yaron Zilberman( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het succesvolle strijkkwartet The Fugue staat vlak voor het 25-jarig jubileum wanneer bij de oprichter de ziekte van Parkinson wordt geconstateerd. Zijn vertrek betekent het einde van de bestaande verhoudingen en het begin van veel onderlinge spanningen
Coffee and cigarettes by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

33 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of eleven stories that range from Bill Murray's hilarious delivery of java and advice to Wu-Tang Clan's RZA and GZA to an interchange steeped in jealousy between a successful actress and her bitter cousin
The ice storm by Ang Lee( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... the story of two dysfunctional families who learn to cope with nature-- human nature-- in this emotionally charged tale of suburban life in the '70s. When a self-centered husband's relationships with his wife and mistress grow cold, it takes a wife-swapping 'key party' and a freak ice storm to clear the air-- and change their lives forever."--Container
Night on earth by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

37 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of five stories involving cab drivers in five different cities. Los Angeles - A talent agent for the movies discovers her cab driver would be perfect to cast, but the cabbie is reluctant to give up her solid cab driver's career. New York - An immigrant cab driver is continually lost in a city and culture he doesn't understand. Paris - A blind girl takes a ride with a cab driver from the Ivory Coast and they talk about life and blindness. Rome - A gregarious cabbie picks up an ailing man and virtually talks him to death. Helsinki - an industrial worker gets laid off and he and his compatriots discuss the bleakness and unfairness of love and life and death
Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 650 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
Wilson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely, neurotic and hilariously honest middle-aged man reunites with his estranged wife and meets his teenage daughter for the first time
Trapped by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple find their world has been turned upside down when they're taken hostage and held in different cities while their young daughter, who has severe asthma, is kidnapped by the same band of ruthless criminals and held for a large ransom. It seems that the criminals have a foolproof plan. Unable to contact the police, the criminals demand a massive ransom, but if the payment is not arranged in 24 hours, the girl will be killed
Wild at heart by David Lynch( Visual )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young lovers are on the run from her nasty mother. Based on the first of Gifford's novels about series of novels about Sailor and Lula
Ride with the devil by Ang Lee( Visual )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and German and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1862, during the Kansas-Missouri border war, Jake and Jack Bull join the Confederate-sympathizing Bushwhackers after Jack's father is killed by marauding members of the abolitionist Jayhawkers. They are aided by unusual ally, Holt, who's fighting for the South despite being a former slave
Valley girl( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valley girl: Julie, a girl from the valley, meets Randy, a punk from the city. They are from different worlds and find love. Somehow they need to stay together in spite of her trendy, shallow friends. The Rachel papers: Charles is in control of his life, he is about to finish 6th form college and start at Oxford. He is 19 and wants an older woman before he turns 20. Enter the beautiful Rachel, and Charles puts his master-of-seduction routines into top gear. Things, however, get complicated
Terciopelo azul by David Lynch( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Debajo de la superficial serenidad de un pequeño pueblo, yace un oscuro lugar donde los inocentes no se atreven a entrar y lo impredecible es ley. Es el reino encantado de Terciopelo Azul
Storytelling, continuing the oral tradition by Teresa Toscano( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses storytelling as the oral transmission of events and demonstrates how to tell stories
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Broken flowers
Alternative Names
Elmes, Fred

Elmes, Fred 1946-

Elmes, Fredrick

Elmes, Fredrick 1946-

Frederick Elmes americký kameraman

Frederick Elmes Amerikaans director of photography

Frederick Elmes amerikansk filmfotograf

Frederick Elmes directeur de la photographie américain

Frederick Elmes direttore della fotografia statunitense

Frederick Elmes US-amerikanischer Kameramann

Φρέντερικ Έλμς

Фредерик Элмс

פרדריק אלמס

فردریک المز

فريدريك ايلمز

فريدريك ايلمز مصور سينمائي أمريكي



Blue velvetBroken flowersSynecdoche, New YorkNight on earthRide with the devil