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Kamiński, Janusz 1959-

Overview
Works: 110 works in 438 publications in 8 languages and 31,339 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Biography  Pictorial works  Motion picture music 
Roles: Cinematographer , Illustrator, Photographer, Director, Performer, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Janusz Kamiński
Schindler's list by Thomas Keneally ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,165 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 )
32 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,074 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."
Catch me if you can by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,856 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 )
37 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A father strives to protect his family from a horde of invading aliens
Lincoln by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,447 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
Munich by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The intense story of the secret Israeli squad assigned to track down and assassinate the 11 Palestinians believed to have planned the 1972 Munich massacre of 11 Israeli athletes, and the personal toll this mission of revenge takes on the team and the man who led it
Minority report by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,335 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
War horse by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,151 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
Amistad by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amistad is about a 1839 mutiny onboard a slave ship that is traveling towards the Northeast Coast of America. Much of the story involves a court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt
Le scaphandre et le papillon Diving bell and the butterfly by Julian Schnabel ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Jean-Dominique Bauby, French editor of Elle magazine, who suffered a stroke at the age of 43, paralyzing his entire body except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby described the aspects of his interior world, from the psychological torment of being trapped inside his body to his imagined stories from lands he'd only visited in his mind
A.I. Artificial intelligence by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Visions of a future full of astonishing android technology. David, an advanced android, embarks on an extraordinary adventure to discover the secret of his own identity. Believing in the story of Pinocchio, David dreams of becoming a real boy
Artificial intelligence A.I. ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 969 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
The lost world Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and Hungarian and held by 855 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
The terminal by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Viktor Navorski giunge all'aeroporto J.F. Kennedy di New York dalla Krakozhia, un piccolo stato sorto dalla frantumazione dell'Urss. Nel momento in cui giunge al desk dei visti viene però bloccato. In Patria c'è stato un colpo di stato. Il nuovo regime non viene riconosciuto dagli Stati Uniti e quindi lui non può entrare in America. Benché il responsabile dell'aeroporto, in attesa di un'ispezione per passaggio di grado, a un certo punto lo spinga ad infrangere la legge Viktor non esce dal terminal che diventa la sua casa in attesa di poter realizzare il sogno per cui è giunto negli States. (Farinotti)
The adventures of Huck Finn by Stephen Sommers ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Huck Finn, a 19th-century boy floating down the Mississippi River on a raft with Jim, a runaway slave, becomes involved with a feuding family, two scoundrels pretending to be royalty, and Tom Sawyer's aunt, who mistakes him for Tom
How to make an American quilt by Jocelyn Moorhouse ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman visits her grandmother one summer to think over a marriage proposal, and the women in a quilting bee confide to her the stories of the loves that have shaped their lives
Indiana Jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 532 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
Lost souls by Janusz Kamiński ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For 2000 years, he has feasted on pain, sown the seeds of chaos ... and waited. But now, the Devil will take human form and plunge humanity into eternal darkness-- unless one woman can stop him. Maya Larkin (Ryder) must race against time and all the forces of evil to convince a born skeptic (Chaplin) that he's the unwitting, chosen pawn in a shocking Satanic conspiracy that will end the world as we know it
The adventures of Huck Finn Tom and Huck ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of Huck Finn: Huck Finn, a 19th-century boy floating down the Mississippi River on a raft with Jim, a runaway slave, becomes involved with a feuding family, two scoundrels pretending to be royalty, and Tom Sawyer's aunt, who mistakes him for Tom
Jerry Maguire by Cameron Crowe ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jerry Maguire es uno de los mejores hombres de SMI, una cotizada agencia dedicada a la promoción de deportistas. Su vida es perfecta hasta el día que se enfrenta a su empresa y es despedido
 
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Alternative Names
Kaminski, Janusz.
Kaminski, Janusz, cinematographer
Kamiński, Janusz Zygmunt.
Kamiński, Janusz Zygmunt, 1959-
Languages
English (192)
Spanish (34)
German (28)
Italian (7)
French (5)
Multiple languages (5)
Catalan (3)
Hungarian (1)
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