WorldCat Identities

Müller, Robby 1940-

Works: 199 works in 567 publications in 9 languages and 6,878 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Interviews  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Interviewee, Illustrator, Performer, Creator, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Robby Müller
Down by law by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )
32 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A small-time pimp, an out-of-work disk jockey and an Italian tourist break out of a New Orleans jail and escape to the bayou, barely surviving each other's company much less the swamp
Dead man by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )
26 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Blake, a young man in search of a fresh start, travels west during the latter half of the nineteenth century to a frontier town to take a post as an accountant. Upon his arrival, he's told the job is no longer available. That night he takes up with a prostitute. When her jealous ex-boyfriend surprises them in bed, Blake is wounded, while the prostitute and the ex end up dead. A wanted man, Blake retreats to the nearby woods, running into sympathetic Native American named "Nobody" who informs Blake that the bullet in his chest cannot be removed. His death certain, Nobody teaches Blake to face the dangers that follow a "dead man."
Breaking the waves by Lars von Trier( Visual )
30 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bess, a pious, young Scottish woman, prays to God to send her husband, Jan, home from his job on an offshore oil rig. When an accident sends him home paralyzed, she's filled with guilt and submits to his wish that she take on other lovers, convinced that this will aid in his recovery. In English with Korean subtitles
Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders( Visual )
28 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After four years' absence, a social dropout reappears in L.A. to claim his abandoned son and then heads to Texas to reunite the boy with his mother
Ghost dog the way of the samurai by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Whitaker es un asesino a sueldo de Nueva York, un hombre de actitud tranquila en su vida diaria que se rige bajo el código de honor de los antiguos samuráis. Cuando la doctrina de Ghost Dog es traicionada por la mafia , debe encontrar una manera de defenderse sin romper el código del samurái
Der amerikanische Freund by Wim Wenders( Visual )
12 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story about a Hamburg picture framer who is perfectly ordinary except that he is suffering from a rare and fatal blood disease. His peace and sanity are upset when he is offered money to assassinate a Mafia figure in Paris
Mystery train by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )
19 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aloof teenage Japanese tourists, a frazzled Italian widow, and a disgruntled British immigrant all converge in the city of Memphis in hot pursuit of the elusive 'King' himself, Elvis!
Repo man by Alex Cox( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
About a weathered repo man in desolate downtown Los Angeles, and the nihilistic middle-class punk he takes under his wing. The job becomes more than either of them bargained for when they get involved in reclaiming a mysterious, and other worldly, Chevy Malibu with a hefty reward attached to it. Featuring the ultimate early-eighties L.A. punk soundtrack, this grungily hilarious odyssey is a politically trenchant take on President Reagan₂s domestic and foreign policy
Dancer in the dark by Lars von Trier( Visual )
25 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Recording star Bjork is "miraculous" as Selma, a factory worker in rural America and single mother who is losing her eyesight from a hereditary disease. Determined to protect her 10-year-old son from the same fate, Selma is saving her money to get him an operation".--Container
Mad Dog and Glory by John McNaughton( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and French and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette :Wayne Dobbie est l'un des plus fins limiers de la police de Chicago. Mais il se révèle absolument incapable d'affronter le moindre danger. Ses amis l'ont surnommé "Mad Dog" pour sa timidité et sa lâcheté maladive. Un jour, Wayne Dobbie sauve la vie de Frank Milo, crapule notoire de la pègre locale et comique raté. Reconnaissant, Frank lui envoie une jeune barmaid Glory avec la mission d'assurer son bonheur pendant une semaine. Mais ils tombent profondément amoureux l'un de l'autre, offrant une raison à Milo de se confronter violemment à Wayne. Il est maintenant temps pour Dobbie d'abandonner son surnom de "Mad Dog"
Shooting for drama ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two directors of photography demonstrate their techniques and share their knowledge and philosophy. Both cinematographers work with the same script set in an Australian outback cafe and a comparison of their workshops reveals the differences in the images created by the two men. Müller utilises his impressions of the Australian light that he observed while shooting Till the End of the World. On the other hand, Peter James neatly sidesteps the problems caused by the cyclorama and creates a wider view of the windswept dusty cafe
To live and die in L.A ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Secret Service agent bends and breaks the law to nab an artist/counterfeiter in Los Angeles
Alice in den Städten by Wim Wenders( Visual )
10 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in German and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A footloose 31-year-old journalist on the road from the United States to Europe finds himself with a new traveling companion: a precocious 9-year-old girl named Alice."--External container
24 hour party people by Michael Winterbottom( Visual )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follow the rise, fall and rise again of promoter Tony Wilson and the wild rave culture he brought to England and the rest of the world. Pulsates with the rhythmic energy from the post punk movement through the evolution of rave music
Im Lauf der Zeit by Wim Wenders( Visual )
10 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in German and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bruno, a film projector mechanic, meets Robert, who has just survived a half-hearted suicide attempt. Together they travel along the border between East and West Germany, visiting cinemas and learning as much about themselves as each other
Falsche Bewegung by Wim Wenders( Visual )
9 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A would-be writer drives across Germany in search of a first-hand experience. Along the way, he meets an ex-Nazi and his mute companion, a wandering poet and an actress who together challenge him to become a writer
The tango lesson by Sally Potter( Visual )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and German and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A filmmaker with extreme writer's block encounters an Argentinean tango dancer and places herself under his tutelage. She proposes a deal: if he will make her a tango dancer, she will let him star in her next movie. Their desires for each other, however, are at cross purposes
Finnegan begin again ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Liz is a 40-year-old school teacher carrying on an illicit love affair with a married mortician. She despairs of ever finding anything more in her life until she meets Mike Finnegan, a married 60-year-old newspaper man who has been demoted to writing for the lonely hearts column. Despite their differences they start to fall for each other with comic results
Cinematography : Robby Müller by Linda van Deursen( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robby Müller is one of the most inspiring cinematographers of our time. His influence is noticeable in his long-term collaborations with directors such as Wim Wenders and Jim Jarmusch and his groundbreaking work for films as 'Breaking the Waves' and 'Dancer in the Dark' by Lars von Trier. He not only helped to shape their films, but his contribution also reveals an adventurous and creative vision which can also be seen in other films by directors such as Alex Cox and Barbet Schroeder. This publication gives a visual insight in his artistic flexibility and technical expertise as a cinematographer, and reveals his passionate pleasure in the nature of light in all its manifestations
Wim Wenders' road movies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in German and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A trilogy of road movies created by German iconoclast Wim Wenders in the mid-70s. Each starring Rüdiger Vogler, they form a commentary on the adoption of American culture within a rapidly modernising West Germany
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Müller, Robbie 1940-
Müller, Robby
Muller, Robby 1940-
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English (160)
German (67)
Spanish (13)
Italian (4)
French (3)
Multiple languages (3)
Japanese (1)
Catalan (1)
Dutch (1)