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Ballhaus, Michael 1935-

Works: 269 works in 1,072 publications in 12 languages and 25,639 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Comedy films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television adaptations  Horror films  Sports films  Crime films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Author, Illustrator, Contributor, Speaker, Performer, Other, Interviewee, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Michael Ballhaus
Most widely held works by Michael Ballhaus
Gangs of New York by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

57 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1846, waves of Irish immigrants poured into the New York neighborhood of Five Points. "Billy the Butcher" bands his fellow "Native Americans" into a gang to take on the Irish gang "The Dead Rabbits," organized by Priest Vallon. After an bloody clash Vallon is dead and his son ends up in a brutal reform school. In 1862, that boy returns to seek vengeance against the man that killed his father
Something's gotta give by Nancy Meyers( Visual )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged womanizer falls in love with the mother of his latest youthful conquest, greatly complicating the lives of all involved
The Departed by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

33 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In South Boston, the state police force are waging a war on Irish-American organized crime. Undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate, which is run by gangland chief Frank Costello. Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence. Colin Sullivan is a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the police department as an informer for the syndicate. Colin is rising to a position of power within the Special Investigation Unit. Each man becomes deeply consumed by his double life, gathering information about the plans and counter-plans of the operations he has penetrated. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there's a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin are suddenly thrust into danger. Afraid of being caught and exposed to the enemy, they each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save himself
The legend of Bagger Vance by Robert Redford( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" Ein junger Golf-Profi gerät durch seine Erlebnisse im Ersten Weltkrieg aus dem Tritt und findet bei einem Turnier in seiner Heimatstadt Savannah nur mühsam zu seiner alten sportlichen Form und zu einem Neubeginn seines Lebens zurück. Ein mit hintergründigen spirituellen Motivationen angereicherter Film, dessen überaus bedächtige Erzählweise und nachdrückliche Doppeldeutigkeit vielen Zuschauern den Zugang erschweren mögen. Die autobiografisch beeinflusste Geschichte ist bemerkenswert gut gespielt und schwelgt in sinnbildhaft schöner Fotografie." []
Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman by Arthur Miller( Visual )

33 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark drama of a failed man, Willy Loman, whose life did not measure up to his expectations. Movie made for television
The Age of Innocence by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

22 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New York City in the 1870s, a rigid social code governs how people talk, walk, meet, part, dine, earn their livings, fall in love, and marry. Not a word of the code is written down anywhere, but these people have been studying it since they were born. In this elegant milieu, marriages, like treaties between nations, exist to provide for the orderly transmission of wealth; scions of old and rich families understand that their personal desires have no place in the design. One such is Newland Archer, engaged to marry pretty young May Welland. When he becomes entranced with May's cousin Ellen, the notorious Countess Olenska, every member of that class mobilizes to prevent Archer from doing anything that threatens their needs
GoodFellas by Warner Bros. Pictures España( Visual )

54 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the rise and fall of Henry Hill, a Brooklyn kid who grows up idolizing the "wise guys" from his neighborhood. He begins hanging around the mobsters and doing odd jobs until he gains the notice of local chieftain Paulie Cicero. In his teens, Hill distinguishes himself as a "stand-up guy" by choosing jail time over ratting on his accomplices. From that moment on, he is a part of the family. Along with his partner Tommy, he rises through the ranks to become Paulie's lieutenant. Soon he finds himself the target of both the feds and the mobsters
Uptown girls by Boaz Yakin( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molly is the daughter of a deceased rock legend who is, for the first time in her life, forced to work after her manager steals all her inheritance. With help of her friend, Molly becomes the nanny of Ray, the precocious daughter of a busy music executive. She learns as much about being an adult from Ray, as she teachs Ray about being a child
The last temptation of Christ by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

25 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesus kæmper en indre strid mellem at være menneske og guddommelig og må på korset træffe et valg
Broadcast news by James L Brooks( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This caustic inside look at the Washington news media, stars Holly Hunter in her breakout role, as a feisty television producer torn between an ambitious yet dim anchorman (William Hurt) and her closest confidant, a cynical veteran reporter (Albert Brooks). James L. Brooks' witty, gently prophetic entertainment is a captivating transmission from an era in which ideas on love and media were rapidly changing." -- Back of container
Bram Stoker's Dracula by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

37 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis Ford Coppola returns to the original source of the Dracula myth, and from that gothic romance, he creates a modern masterpiece. Gary Oldman's metamorphosis as Dracula who grows from old to young, from man to beast is nothing short of amazing. Winona Ryder brings equal intensity to the role of a young beauty who becomes the object of Dracula's devastating desire. Anthony Hopkins co-stars as the famed doctor who dares to believe in Dracula, and then dares to confront him
Primary colors by Mike Nichols( Visual )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Stanton is a virtually unknown Southern governor on a quest for the White House with his strong, savvy and equally ambitious wife Susan. Running against the odds, the Stantons need all the help they can get from their extremely colorful political team. Together, they take off on a hilarious, heart-wrenching and ultimately history-making roller coaster ride to the top
Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of cinematography as seen through the lenses of the world's greatest filmmakers and captured in classic scenes from over 125 immortal movies
Outbreak by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"...Dustin Hoffman plays Sam Daniels, a take-charge army virologist trying to stave off global biological meltdown. A rare killer virus from the jungles of Zaire has taken hold in a California community. Its mortality rate is 100%. And some say the only way to stop its spread is to firebomb the town and everyone in it." -- Back of container
Die Ehe der Maria Braun The Marriage of Maria Braun by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

35 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black comedy about the vicissitudes of a German war bride who builds an industrial empire after the end of World War II
Welt am Draht = World on a wire by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

16 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The noir-spiked tale of a reluctant action hero, a cybernetics engineer who uncovers a massive corporate conspiracy substituting simulations for reality
The BRD trilogy Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The marriage of Maria Braun, Veronika Voss, Lola by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contiene suplementos a la trilogía de Rainer Werner Fassbinder
The mambo kings by Arnold B Glimcher( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musician brothers, Cesar and Nestor, leave Cuba for America in the 1950s, with the hopes of making it to the top of the Latin music scene. Cesar is the older brother who serves as the business manager and is a consumate ladies' man. Nestor is the brooding songwriter, who cannot forget the woman in Cuba who broke his heart. This is an unrated version of the film, with one restored scene
The color of money by Irving Axelrad( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging pool shark who believes "money won is twice as sweet as money earned", forms a profitable yet volatile partnership with a young pool hustler
Dirty rotten scoundrels by Frank Oz( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two con men on the Riviera compete to see who can extract $50,000 from a woman first. The victim is a naive American heiress, and as the competition between the two men, one a sauve and sophisticated Englishman and the other a bumbling but appealing American, heats up, the American heiress holds her ground
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Something's gotta give
Alternative Names
Alexander, Michael 1935-

Michael Ballhaus direttore della fotografia tedesco

Michael Ballhaus Duits director of photography

Michael Ballhaus German cinematographer

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Михаэль Балльхаус немецкий кинематографист

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The DepartedThe legend of Bagger VanceThe Age of InnocenceGoodFellasUptown girlsThe last temptation of ChristThe BRD trilogy Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The marriage of Maria Braun, Veronika Voss, LolaThe mambo kingsThe color of money