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Kamiński, Janusz 1959-

Overview
Works: 122 works in 799 publications in 13 languages and 50,638 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Comedy films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Director, Videographer , Other, Author, Performer, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Janusz Kamiński
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

62 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 4,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cinematic masterpiece and winner of 7 Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director, the film presents the indelible true story of Oskar Schindler, a member of the Nazi party, womaniser and and war profiteer who saved more than 1100 Jews during the Holocaust. He risked his life and went bankrupt in order to save more than 1,000 Jews from certain death in concentration camps. He employed Jews in his crockery factory manufacturing goods for the German army. At the same time he tries to stay solvent with the help of a Jewish accountant and negotiates business with a vicious Nazi commandant who enjoys shooting Jews as target practice from the balcony of his villa that overlooks the prison camp he commands
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

38 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 3,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the last great invasion of World War II, a squad of American soldiers embark on a special mission ... to find Private Ryan. Faced with impossible odds, surrounded by the brutalities of war, each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honor, decency and courage
Lincoln by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

25 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th president's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country, and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come
Catch me if you can by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

38 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the autobiography of a brilliant young master of deception and the FBI agent hot on his trail. Frank W. Abagnale, Jr. passed himself off as a pilot, a lawyer, and a doctor all before his 21st birthday
War of the worlds by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

50 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aventura repleta de acción en la que se muestra la extraordinaria batalla por el futuro de la humanidad a través de los ojos de una familia norteamericana
Munich by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the 1972 Olympics PLO terrorists kidnapped and murdered eleven Israeli athletes. After the tragic incident is over and several of the terrorists have gone free, the Israeli government of Golda Meir recruits Avner to lead a team of undercover agents to hunt down those responsible throughout Europe and eliminate them one-by-one. It is physically and emotionally messy work, and conflicts between Avner and his team's handler, Ephraim, over information Avner doesn't want to provide only make things more difficult. Soon the work starts to take its toll on Avner, especially as it becomes clear that he is being hunted in return, and that his family's safety may be in jeopardy
Indiana Jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 2,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indy tries to outrace a brilliant and beautiful agent for the mystical, all-powerful Crystal Skull of Akator. Teaming up with a rebellious young biker and his spirited love Marion, Indy takes you on a breathtaking, action-packed adventure
Minority report by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

52 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington, D.C. has been murder-free thanks to astounding technology which identifies killers before they commit their crimes. But when the chief of the Pre-crime unit is himself accused of a future murder, he has just 36 hours to discover who set him up
Bridge of Spies by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

18 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A dramatic thriller set against the backdrop of a series of historic events, Bridge of Spies tells the story of James Donovan, a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on a near- impossible mission to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot. High stakes and suspense power a story inspired by true events that captures the essence of a man who risked everything, and that vividly brings his personal journey to life. Donovan is a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot."--Container
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

36 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the incredible journey of a group of enslaved Africans who overtake their captor's ship and attempt to return to their beloved homeland. When the ship is seized, the captives are brought to the United States where they are charged with murder and await their fate in prison. An enthralling courtroom battle ensues that captures the attention of the entire nation
War horse by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 2,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in rural England and Europe during the First World War, the story begins with the friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets; British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter
The Post by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

23 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 2,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This historical drama is based on the events surrounding the release of the Pentagon Papers, documents which detailed the history of the United States' political and military involvement in Vietnam. The story centers on Kay Graham, the first female newspaper publisher in the country (specifically of the Washington Post), as well as her tough editor, Ben Bradlee. The two become involved in an unprecedented power struggle between journalists and the government, exposing a cover-up that has spanned four different American presidencies
The Judge by David Dobkin( Visual )

14 editions published in 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big-city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. He sets out to discover the truth and along the way reconnects with the family he walked away from years before
The BFG by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

17 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It tells the imaginative story of a young girl and the Giant who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country. The BFG, while a giant himself, is a Big Friendly Giant and nothing like the other inhabitants of Giant Country. Standing 24-feet tall with enormous ears and a keen sense of smell, he is endearingly dim-witted and keeps to himself for the most part
Le scaphandre et le papillon = Diving bell and the butterfly by Julian Schnabel( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The remarkable tale of Jean-Dominique Bauby, the world-renowned editor of French Elle magazine, who suffered a stroke and was paralyzed by the inexplicable 'locked in' syndrome at age 43
The lost world : Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel to Jurassic Park. Four years later, Dr. Ian Malcolm returns to assist with another expedition mounted by millionaire John Hammond. Malcolm; paleontologist Dr. Sarah Harding and a wildlife videographer are to document the natural behavior of the beasts at Site B. The presence of an unscrupulous big game hunter adds to the dangers that they face
Ready player one by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

19 editions published in 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 2045, with the world on the brink of chaos and collapse, but the people have found salvation in the OASIS, an expansive virtual reality universe created by the brilliant and eccentric James Halliday. When Halliday dies, he leaves his immense fortune to the first person to find a digital Easter egg he has hidden somewhere in the OASIS, sparking a contest that grips the entire world. When an unlikely young hero named Wade Watts decides to join the contest, he is hurled into a breakneck, reality-bending treasure hunt through a fantastical universe of mystery, discovery and danger
A.I. Artificial intelligence by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David is a robot programmed to feel unconditional love for his human family. When they abandon him, David seeks to become human so they will take him back and return his love
The terminal by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

44 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viktor is a simple man with a mission who finds himself entrapped in JKF airport after the accidental loss of his country to villainous coup. He becomes a man without a country and is stuck in at the airport's international terminal with no visa, and is instructed that he is not allowed to leave. Slowly he encounters airport workers who come to his aid by mutual coercion. Gupta the hilarious Indian custodian; Enrique who transports food; Torres the security clerk and Mulroy. Viktor eventually falls for a stewardess who has spent her life waiting for the right man to come along
How do you know by James L Brooks( Visual )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique : "Après qu'on lui ait enlevé tout ce qu'elle a jamais possédé, Lisa entame une relation avec Matty un joueur de Base-ball et dragueur invétéré. Avant que le couple n'ait pu prendre son envol, Lisa rencontre George un homme d'affaires au-dessu de tout soupçon qui a pourtant de sérieux ennuis avec son père et la justice. Au moment où tout semble s'effondrer, c'est le contraire qui se produit..."
 
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Alternative Names
Janušs Kaminskis

Janusz Kaminski direttore della fotografia polacco

Janusz Kamiński pola kameraisto

Janusz Kamiński Polish cinematographer

Janusz Kamiński polski operator filmowy i reżyser działający w USA

Janusz Kamiński Pools director of photography

Kaminski Janusz

Kaminski, Janusz cinematographer

Kamiński, Janusz Zygmunt.

Kamiński, Janusz Zygmunt 1959-

Yanuş Kaminski

Γιάνους Καμίσκι πολωνός κινηματογραφιστής

Камински, Януш

Януш Камински

Януш Каминский польский кинооператор

Януш Камінський

Յակուշ Կամինսկի

יאנוש קמינסקי

یانوش کامینسکی

იანუშ კამინსკი

야누스 카민스키

ヤヌス・カミンスキー

亞努斯·卡明斯基

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