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Elmes, Frederick

Works: 128 works in 581 publications in 9 languages and 20,045 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Experimental films  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery films  Biographical films  Documentary films  Film noir  Television adaptations 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Other, 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 )

42 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,006 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
The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American-born son of Indian immigrants feels pulled between his ethnic heritage and his desire to assimilate, especially after becoming involved with two very different women
Kinsey by Liam Neeson( Visual )

28 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kinsey is a portrait of a man driven to uncover the most private secrets of the nation, and journey into the mystery of human behavior. His 1948 book Sexual Behavior in the Human Male irrevocably changed American culture and created a media sensation
Blue velvet by David Lynch( Visual )

41 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man finds a severed ear whose trail leads him to a detective's daughter and a mesmerizing beauty in this surreal journey that peeks through the windows and over the well-trimmed hedges of a small town, discovering murder, mystery and perversion
Broken flowers by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,344 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
Paterson by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

15 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sieben Tage im Leben eines Busfahrers in einer US-amerikanischen Provinzstadt, der Gedichte in der Art und Weise von William Carlos Williams schreibt und mit sich und seinem Leben zufrieden ist, während seine umtriebige Frau mehr auf Anerkennung aus ist. Betont unspektakulär und lakonisch entfaltet der still in sich schwingende, zudem äußerst humorvolle Film ein haiku-artiges Bild der Alltagsroutine, wobei die Provinz als lebendige Quelle einer unglamourösen, aber verbindlichen Kultur fern von konsumistischen Zwängen gefeiert wird. Das Plädoyer für Kreativität und Nachhaltigkeit formuliert einen konservativ-nachdenklichen Gegenentwurf zur digitalen Event-Kultur." []
Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[...] Als Vorlage für das Drehbuch der Emmy-Preisträgerin Jane Anderson diente Elizabeth Strouts Pulitzer-preisgekrönter gleichnamiger Roman. Die vierteilige Geschichte erzählt von den heimlichen Affären, Verbrechen und Tragödien in eine scheinbar friedlichen Stadt in Neuengland. Wir erleben die Story mit den Augen von Olive (McDormand), die mit spitzer Zunge und rüdem Auftreten ihre warmherzige, aber getriebene Seele und ihre unerschütterlichen Moralvorstellungen zu verbergen sucht. [...]" [Cover]
Eraserhead by David Lynch( Visual )

55 editions published between 1976 and 2018 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,092 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 1,022 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 893 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 )

29 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 792 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 )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 737 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 )

35 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A unique and stylish comedy. From LA at sunset to Helsinki at sunrise, via New York, Paris and Rome, the separate stories follow the fortunes and misfortunes of five very different cab drivers and their passengers
Wilson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 653 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
Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 646 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
Trapped by Luis Mandoki( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 551 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 )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Durante un permiso carcelario, Sailor va en busca de Lula, su novia, y juntos deciden escapar a California. La madre de la chica se opone a esta relación y contacta con un mafioso para que elimine a Sailor. En realidad, teme al joven, ya que presenció el asesinato de su esposo a manos de ella y su amante. Sailor y Lula huyen de la madre por extraños parajes de los Estados Unidos, y mientras viajan por un laberinto de acontecimientos retorcidos, su relación evoluciona, acompañada de sórdidos recuerdos
Ride with the devil by Ang Lee( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and German and held by 445 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 )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy about a 15-year-old San Fernando Valley girl (Foreman) and her unlikely love affair with a leather clad guy from Hollywood (Cage)
Storytelling by Todd Solondz( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story that makes light of the dark side of human behavior. Discover the truth about sex, lies and race relations in suburban America. Includes a mixture of an emotionally needy college student, a slacker named Scooby and a very dysfunctional family man
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Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.15 for Trapped / ... to 0.94 for The Ice St ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Broken flowers
Blue velvetBroken flowersSynecdoche, New YorkNight on earthRide with the devil
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