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Kamiński, Janusz 1959-

Works: 65 works in 413 publications in 10 languages and 35,243 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Children's films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Director, Performer, Author, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Janusz Kamiński
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

33 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,760 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 )

29 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 3,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain John Miller must take his men behind enemy lines to find Private Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Faced with impossible odds, the men question their orders. Why are eight men risking their lives to save just one? Surrounded by the brutal realities of war, each man searches for his own answer and the strength to triumph over uncertain future with honor, decency and courage
Lincoln by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

18 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,002 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 )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 2,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former con man Frank Abagnale, an authority on financial foul play, tells stories of the adventures he had while living the high life as a criminal
War of the worlds by H. G Wells( Visual )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and German and held by 2,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,400 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 )

33 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,395 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 sets him up
War horse by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,267 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 )

30 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,165 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
Le scaphandre et le papillon Diving bell and the butterfly by Julian Schnabel( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,554 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 judge by David Dobkin( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,421 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
A.I. Artificial intelligence by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

23 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,363 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
The terminal by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,200 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
Artificial intelligence A.I.( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 1,039 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 adventures of Huck Finn by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unforgettable saga of a mischievous youngster and a runaway slave on a wild expedition to freedom. As the pair take the ride of their lives down the treacherous Mississippi River, they run into an entertaining assortment of off-beat characters and face one challenging adventure after another
The lost world Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four years after the disastrous events at Jurassic Park, two groups return to the island and become locked in a race against time that will determine the fate of the island's prehistoric inhabitants
Indiana Jones and the kingdom of the crystal skull by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 561 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
How to make an American quilt by Jocelyn Moorhouse( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 473 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
Lost souls by Janusz Kamiński( Visual )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 362 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
Film noir : bringing darkness to light( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Clips from noir classics and little-known gems, plus interviews with modern noir aficionados like directors Christopher Nolan and Frank Miller, writers James Ellroy and Brian Helgeland and others shape this multifaceted exploration of the movie style that grew out of the hard realities of post-World War II life."
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Schindler's list
Alternative Names
Janusz Kaminski direttore della fotografia polacco

Janusz KAMIŃSKI pola kameraisto

Janusz Kamiński Polish cinematographer

Janusz Kamiński polnischer Kameramann

Kaminski, Janusz.

Kaminski, Janusz cinematographer

Kamiński, Janusz Zygmunt.

Kamiński, Janusz Zygmunt 1959-

Yanuş Kaminski

Γιάνους Καμίσκι πολωνός κινηματογραφιστής

Камински, Януш

Януш Камински

Януш Камінський

یانوش کامینسکی

იანუშ კამინსკი

야누스 카민스키



Catch me if you canWar of the worldsMunichMinority reportAmistadLe scaphandre et le papillon Diving bell and the butterflyA.I. Artificial intelligenceArtificial intelligence A.I.