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Kamiński, Janusz 1959-

Overview
Works: 106 works in 801 publications in 14 languages and 50,442 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Comedy films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Director, Author, Videographer , Performer
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 )

69 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 4,121 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 and war profiteer who saved more than 1100 Jews during the Holocaust
Saving Private Ryan by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

42 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 3,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Résumé figurant au dos de la jaquette : "Vue à travers le regard d'une escouade de soldats américains, l'histoire débute le jour du Débarquement au cours de la 2ème Guerre Mondiale, le long des plages de Normandie. Le capitaine John Miller (Tom Hanks) et sa compagnie ont pour mission de retrouver le soldat James Ryan, dont les trois frères sont morts au combat et s'exposent ainsi à de nombreux risques. Confrontés à cette situation périlleuse, les hommes discutent les ordres. Pourquoi huit hommes risqueraient-ils leur vie pour un seul homme? Rattrapés par la brutalité de la guerre, chacun cherche sa propre réponse ainsi que la force de vaincre un futur incertain avec honneur, décence et courage."
Lincoln by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

25 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,192 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 )

44 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,131 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 )

54 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father strives to protect his family from a horde of invading aliens
Munich by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

30 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Itś the 1972 Olympics and PLO terrorists have just kidnapped and murdered 11 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 teamś handler, Ephraim, over information Avner doesńt want to provide only make things harder. Soon the work starts to take its toll on Avner, especially as it becomes clear that Avner is being hunted in return, and that his familyś safety may be in jeopardy
Indiana Jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 2,582 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 )

54 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the dazzlingly futuristic Washington D.C. of 2054, murder has been eliminated. John Anderton presides over the Department of Pre-Crime, wherein three "Pre-Cogs, "--Precognitive humans drifting in a flotation tank, their brain waves tapped by computers--pick up thoughts of premeditated murder and warn the cops, who swoop down and arrest the would-be perpetrators before the killings can take place. Although the Pre-Cogs are never wrong sometimes they disagree. The dissenting Pre-Cog is said to have filed a minority report. If you could outsmart the Pre-Cog system, you would have committed the perfect crime. Bureau director Lamar Burgess tries to shield Anderton from bureaucrats like Danny Witwer of the Justice Department. As the pre-crime strategy prepares to go national, Witwer seems to have doubts about its wisdom--or he is only jealous of its success?
Artificial intelligence : A.I. by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

33 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the middle of the 21st century. Extremely sophisticated robots do everything from nannying to prostitution, supplying the illusion of feeling, but true emotion has eluded the android builders. Until Professor Hobby builds David, a robot boy who can really love. In the same manner that some people substitute pets for more demanding human relationships, the Swinton's try to fill the void left by the illness (and subsequent cryogenic animation) of their young son, with David. Unlike a pet, however, David requires more than taking without giving, and his plight illustrates the dangers inherent when dog-substitutes demand giving in return
Bridge of Spies by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,447 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 2,311 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 )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Undetermined 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 )

22 editions published in 2018 in English and French and held by 2,236 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 )

15 editions published in 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le brillant avocat Hank Palmer retourne dans sa ville natale où son père, qu'il n'a pas revu depuis longtemps, juge de cette ville, est soupçonné de meurtre. Il décide alors de mener l'enquête pour découvrir la vérité et, chemin faisant, renoue avec sa famille avec laquelle il avait pris ses distances. (Source : jaquette)
The BFG by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

17 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,767 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 )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1995 at the age of 43, Elle France editor Jean-Dominique Bauby suffered a stroke that paralysed his entire body, except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby eloquently described the aspects of his interior world, from the psychological torment of being trapped inside his body to his imagined stories from lands that he had only visited in his mind
The lost world : Jurassic Park by Jeff Goldblum( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,473 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 )

16 editions published in 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 1,316 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
The terminal by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

46 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viktor Navorski is a simple man with a mission who finds himself trapped in bureaucratic limbo at JKF airport after a coup in his country makes his visa invalid. He cannot leave the terminal to return to his own country and he cannot enter the United States. He becomes a man without a country, so he convinces airport workers to come to his aid: Gupta the hilarious Indian custodian; Enrique who transports food; Torres the security clerk and Mulroy. Viktor also meets and falls in love with 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 1,217 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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