WorldCat Identities

Elmes, Frederick

Works: 81 works in 472 publications in 8 languages and 15,649 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Biographical films  Detective and mystery films  Television adaptations  Film noir  Experimental films  Television mini-series  History 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Frederick Elmes
Hulk by Ang Lee( Visual )

35 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Banner is involved in a freak lab accident exposing him to gamma radiation. As a result, whenever the mild-mannered man becomes angry, he transforms into a huge, rampaging creature that destroys everything in his path
The Namesake by Imtiaz Dharker( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,795 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 Bill Condon( Visual )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,701 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
Broken flowers by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 6 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
Synecdoche, New York by Charlie Kaufman( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinopsis: Philip Seymour Hoffman interpreta a Caden Cotard, un dramaturgo excéntrico que vive con el artista Adele Lack y su hija Olivia. Propenso a las neurosis, 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
Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,044 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
Eraserhead by David Lynch( Visual )

43 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 862 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
Coffee and cigarettes by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

29 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim Jarmusch started Coffee & Cigarettes in 1986 with a six-minute improvised caprice starring Steven Wright and Roberto Benigni. Two guys meet in a coffee bar to sip, smoke and chat. Jarmusch has continued the series over the years, enlisting an eclectic group of friends, colleagues and actors from his feature films. The pieces feature Steve Buscemi, Joie Lee and Cinque Lee, Iggy Pop and Tom Waits among others and are connected by the use of black-and-white stock shot by a series of stellar cinematographers
The ice storm by Ang Lee( Visual )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 774 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."--Back of container
Night on earth by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

32 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 678 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 651 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 United States( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 562 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 )

27 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sa sortie de prison, Sailor ne rêve que de liberté. Il part sur les routes avec sa petite amie, Lula. Sailor et Lula s'aiment follement, ils dansent, ils jouissent, ils vivent. Mais la terrible Mariette, mère de Lula, s'oppose à cette union et s'est jurée de les séparer à tout prix.. Elle convainc son amant, un détective privé, de se lancer à leur poursuite et d'éliminer Sailor. Les amants seront-ils capables de surpasser tous ces obstacles pour rester ensemble ?
Ride with the devil by Ang Lee( Visual )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 448 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 )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 375 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)
Blue velvet by David Lynch( Visual )

42 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans une petite ville, Mr Beaumont, en arrosant sa pelouse, est victime d'une attaque. Son fils Jeffrey, en revenant de l'hôpital découvre une oreille coupée. Il mène l'enquête avec sa petite amie Sandy et se voit plongé, par l'intermédiaire d'une chanteuse Dorothy Vallens, dont le gérant Booth, se drogue à l'oxygèn, dans un monde étonnant de perversions. Booth mourra et tout semblera rentrer dans l'ordre
Storytelling by Teresa Toscano( Visual )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 269 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
A late quartet by Yaron Zilberman( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 86 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
Permanent record by Violent Femmes (Musical group)( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David is a popular high school student who seems to have it all-- right up to the very moment he kills himself. He leaves behind a devasted family, stunned friends, and a lot of unanswered questions. Chris is David's best friend and band mate, who seeks answers to those questions as he struggles to come to terms with what happened, without being able to understand why. Chris finds himself overwhelmed and angered by David's sudden, terrible act
River's edge by Tim Hunter( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in German and English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a small Californian town, a teenage boy murders his girlfriend at the river's edge. His friends know about the murder and must decide for themselves which is more important - admitting knowledge of a dreadful deed or staying loyal to a close friend. The impactof the crime on the teengers is depicted through their relationships with their families, an older man who is a drug pusher and the police investigating the crime
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Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.16 for Hulk ... to 0.40 for Night on e ...)

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

فردریک المز

فريدريك ايلمز


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