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Ondříček, Miroslav 1934-2015

Works: 124 works in 411 publications in 9 languages and 11,389 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Comedy films  Musical films  Historical films  Sports films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  History  Medical films (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Author, Dedicatee, Videographer , Contributor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Miroslav Ondříček
  • Amadeus by Miloš Forman( Visual )
Most widely held works by Miroslav Ondříček
A League of Their Own by Penny Marshall( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in English and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mens mange amerikanske mænd i 1943 er i krig, financierer en rigmand en professionel baseball-liga for at holde gang i nationalsporten. Blandt mange bliver søstrene Dottie og Kit udtaget, og pigerne må kæmpe en hård kamp for at bevise, at de godt kan klare sig i denne mandesport. Det indser også deres skeptiske træner Dugan, der ender med at udvise dem stor respekt og anerkendelse
Awakenings by Penny Marshall( Visual )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story about a maverick doctor who "awakens" his catatonic patients after decades of darkness
Amadeus by Miloš Forman( Visual )

52 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mozart arrives at the court of Emperor Joseph II, court composer Antonio Salieri is horrified to discover that the godlike musical gifts he desires himself have been bestowed on a bawdy joker. Mad with envy, he plots to destroy Mozart by any means
Riding in Cars with Boys by Beverly Donofrio( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young woman who, despite bad luck and poor decisions, never loses sight of her dreams. Set in Wallingford, Connecticut beginning in the 1960s
Hair by Galt MacDermot( Visual )

37 editions published between 1979 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fresh from the farm, Claude Bukowski arrives in New York City for a date with the Army Induction Board, only to walk into a hippie "happening" in Central Park and fall in love with the beautiful Sheila. Befriended by the hippies' pacifist leader, Berger, and urged to crash a formal party in order to declare his love for Sheila, Claude begins an adventure that lands him in jail, Central Park Lake and finally, in the army. But Berger's final effort to save Claude from Vietnam sets in motion a bizarre twist of fate with shocking consequences
Slaughterhouse-five by George Roy Hill( Visual )

9 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Pilgrim has become unstuck in time. An otherwise typical soldier in WWII, without warning, he jumps back and forth in his life with no control over where he is going next. Sometimes he is an ophthalmologist at home in suburbia; deep in World War II Europe, surviving the Allied bombing of Dresden; on the planet Tralfamadore, being held captive by aliens in an intergalactic zoo--accompanied by a porn star. In the end, he learns that the many tragic and sometimes funny ironies of life--the randomness of tragedy, the cruelty and senselessness of war, and man's complete lack of control over his fate--remain constant
The preacher's wife by Whitney Houston( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dudley is an angel who is sent to earth to help a young minister and his beautiful wife revive their marriage. But things take a twist when Dudley accidentally falls in love with the "Preacher's wife."
Ragtime by Miloš Forman( Visual )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City
If--( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In late 1960s England, Mick Travis and his school chums trump authority at every turn at their boarding school. He finally emerges as violent savior against the draconian games of one-upmanship played by both students and the powers that be
Hoří, má panenko = The firemen's ball by Miloš Forman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in Czech and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans une petite ville de province, le comité du bal des pompiers prépare fiévreusement la soirée afin que tout se passe bien. L'une des principales attractions doit être la remise d'une hache d'or à l'ancien commandant des corps des pompiers volontaires, aujourd'hui à la retraite. On procèdera également à l'élection d'une Reine de beauté, et au tirage d'une tombola. Malheureusement tout ne va pas se passer comme prévu ... "Au feu, les pompiers" : Une satire drôle et émouvante
Valmont by Miloš Forman( Visual )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this version of the 18th-century French novel 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses, ' Colin Firth plays the handsome Valmont, who takes on a devious Countess' bet that he can get the virtuous wife of an older gentleman to have sex with him. He wins the bet, but inadvertently falls in love with his conquest
The world according to Garp by George Roy Hill( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

T.S. Garp is a sweet-natured writer whose life is a weird minefield of violence, adultery, fatherhood, feminism, and eerie coincidences
F/X( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rollie Tyler is one of the movies' best special effects artists, known as "F/X" in the industry. He faces his most challenging assignment--turning special effects into reality. He is asked by the Justice Department to stage the fake assassination of an underworld witness. Now his F/X ingenuity becomes the key to his own survival
Funny farm by George Roy Hill( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Manhattan sportswriter abandons his career for life in the country
Lásky jedné plavovlásky = Loves of a blond by Miloš Forman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2006 in Czech and German and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a young woman who like her friends is very concerned with men and love. A reserve army group comes into town and she falls in love with a pianist, who after swearing eternal love leaves for his home
Amadeus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1781, Vienna. Court composer Antonio Salieri believes that Mozart's music is divine. He wishes he was himself as good a musician as Mozart so that he can praise the Lord through composing. But he is unable to understand why God favored Mozart who is such a vulgar, bawdy and impish creature, to be his instrument. Salieri goes mad with envy and has made himself an enemy of God. He is set to take revenge and plots to destroy Mozart by any means necessary
If-- by Lindsay Anderson( Visual )

18 editions published between 1968 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a British boarding school and three unruly seniors who fail to conform. The students at College House are kept in line by tradition, strict discipline, and prefects. Documents the repressive conditions and the pain of rebelling as it builds to its surreal and violent ending when the students have their day
Konkurs by Miloš Forman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in Czech and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two films about different kinds of musical competition: the rivals, the expectations, and the waiting of prizes
Intimní osvětlení = Intimate lighting by Ivan Passer( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Czech and English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Debut film of a great director and a signature work of the Czech New Wave. Concerns the dreams of two musician friends, one of whom, having left their small hometown to become successful, returns to visit the other who stayed behind at the local music school. Focusing on the humour of the routine, it shows true affection and understanding for all its characters to become that very rare thing in comedy, a work of great originality and universal acceptance
Silkwood by Meryl Streep( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Karen Silkwood who was poisoned by plutonium in her town plant. Speaking out against the plant's safety hazards, she lost her job, many of her friends and ultimately her life in a mysterious accident
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Alternative Names
Miroslav Ondříček Czech cameraman

Miroslav Ondříček czeski operator filmowy

Miroslav Ondříček director of photography uit Tsjechië (1934-2015)

Miroslav Ondříček direttore della fotografia ceco

Miroslav Ondříček tschechischer Kameramann

Ondricek, Miroslav 1934-2015

Ondricek, Mirslav 1934-2015

Μίροσλαβ Όντρζιτσεκ

Ондржичек, Мирослав

מירוסלב אונדריצ'ק

میروسلاو اوندژیچک