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Ballhaus, Michael 1935-2017

Overview
Works: 334 works in 1,201 publications in 11 languages and 31,813 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Comedy films  History  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Crime films  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Author, Illustrator, Contributor, Other, Speaker, Performer, Interviewee, Videographer , Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Michael Ballhaus
 
Most widely held works by Michael Ballhaus
Gangs of New York by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

60 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1846, waves of Irish immigrants poured into the New York neighborhood of Five Points. "Billy the Butcher" bands his fellow "Native Americans" into a gang to take on the Irish gang "The Dead Rabbits," organized by Priest Vallon. After an bloody clash Vallon is dead and his son ends up in a brutal reform school. In 1862, that boy returns to seek vengeance against the man that killed his father
GoodFellas by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

43 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the rise and fall of Henry Hill, a Brooklyn kid who grows up idolizing the "wise guys" from his neighborhood. He begins hanging around the mobsters and doing odd jobs until he gains the notice of local chieftain Paulie Cicero. In his teens, Hill distinguishes himself as a "stand-up guy" by choosing jail time over ratting on his accomplices. From that moment on, he is a part of the family. Along with his partner Tommy, he rises through the ranks to become Paulie's lieutenant. Soon he finds himself the target of both the feds and the mobsters
Something's gotta give by Nancy Meyers( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged womanizer falls in love with the mother of his latest youthful conquest, greatly complicating the lives of all involved
The Departed by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

35 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Undercover cop Billy Costigan infiltrates the mob syndicate, and quickly gains the confidence of gangland chief Frank Costello. Colin Sullivan is a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the police department as an informer for the syndicate, rising to a position of power within the Special Investigation Unit. Each man becomes deeply consumed by his double life, but when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there's a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin must each race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save himself
The legend of Bagger Vance by Robert Redford( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The protagonist of this metaphysical fable is Rannulph Junah, Southern aristocrat and World War I hero. In a tournament in Savannah, he defeats two golf pros by following the teachings of his guru, Bagger Vance, a black mystic serving as his caddie
Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A social drama about an ageing travelling salesman who recognizes the emptiness of his life and commits suicide
The Age of Innocence by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

20 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New York City in the 1870s, a rigid social code governs how people talk, walk, meet, part, dine, earn their livings, fall in love, and marry. Not a word of the code is written down anywhere, but these people have been studying it since they were born. In this elegant milieu, marriages, like treaties between nations, exist to provide for the orderly transmission of wealth; scions of old and rich families understand that their personal desires have no place in the design. One such is Newland Archer, engaged to marry pretty young May Welland. When he becomes entranced with May's cousin Ellen, the notorious Countess Olenska, every member of that class mobilizes to prevent Archer from doing anything that threatens their needs
What about Bob? by Frank Oz( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and German and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Wiley, a troubled but lovable man who fears everything, seeks help from noted psychiatrist Dr. Leo Marvin. When the doctor goes to his lakeside retreat for a quiet family vacation, Bob, afraid of being alone, follows him. He becomes a houseguest who just won't leave, endearing himself to the other family members and driving his stressed-out shrink absolutely crazy
The last temptation of Christ by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

27 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This fifteen-year labor of love, an adaptation of Nikos Kazantzakis's landmark novel that imagines an alternate fate for Jesus Christ, features outstanding performances, bold cinematography, and a transcendent score
Uptown girls by Boaz Yakin( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molly is the daughter of a deceased rock legend who is, for the first time in her life, forced to work after her manager steals all her inheritance. With help of her friend, Molly becomes the nanny of Ray, the precocious daughter of a busy music executive. She learns as much about being an adult from Ray, as she teachs Ray about being a child
Broadcast news by James L Brooks( Visual )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Grunick is the perfect modern anchorman, with charm and good looks but no background for the job. Jane Craig, the brilliant producer, has the job of trying to make Tom look like a newsman. Then there is Aaron Altman, a dedicated reporter, utterly devoid of on-camera charisma, and jealous of Tom's success - with the public and Jane
Bram Stoker's Dracula by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

28 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

15th-century warrior Vlad goes off the fight the Turks. Upon his return, he finds that his wife Elisabeta, hearing he was dead, has killed herself. Maddened by this injustice, Vlad curses God, and becomes the immortal blood-eating fiend known as Count Dracula--for centuries. When English attorney Jonathan Harker journeys to Dracula's castle, the Count sees a photograph of his fiancée, Mina Murray. Dracula's patience has been rewarded--Elisabeta lives again! The Count goes to dastardly lengths to possess Mina, while her best friend Lucy, Lucy's three suitors, and Prof. Abraham Van Helsing all become entangled by Dracula's quest. The modern age is dawning, even in Transylvania. Will the Count triumph, or be relegated to the past?
Primary colors by Mike Nichols( Visual )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Stanton is a virtually unknown Southern governor on a quest for the White House with his strong, savvy and equally ambitious wife, Susan. Running against the odds, the Stantons need all the help they can get from their extremely colorful political team. Together, they take off on a hilarious, heart-wrenching and ultimately history-making roller coaster ride to the top
Outbreak by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Dustin Hoffman plays Sam Daniels, a take-charge army virologist trying to stave off global biological meltdown. A rare killer virus from the jungles of Zaire has taken hold in a California community. Its mortality rate is 100%. And some say the only way to stop its spread is to firebomb the town and everyone in it."--Back of container
Quiz Show by Robert Redford( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dieses packende [...] Kinoerlebnis basiert auf einem der grössten Skandale in der Geschichte der Fernsehunterhaltung, bei dem Millionen von Menschen getäuscht wurden: Herbie Stempel ist der ungekrönte König einer TV-Ratesendung, die Woche für Woche mehr als 58 Millionen Zuschauer vor den Bildschirm zieht. Als die Einschaltquoten sinken, wird Herbie, auf Druck des Werbesponsors, zu Fall gebracht. Mit dem jungen, charismatischen Universitätsdozenten Charles Van Doren gelingt es, einen neuen Fernsehhelden für die Nation zu erschaffen. Doch Stempel packt mit Hilfe des jungen, ehrgeizigen Anwalts Dick Goodwin aus: Die Sendung sei ein einziger grosser Massenbetrug, in den auch der allseits beliebte und angesehene Charles Van Doren verwickelt sei. EIne ganze Nation ist entsetzt. Doch die Wahrheit kennt nur Van Doren selbst... (Quelle: Umschlagtext)
Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring interviews with 29 cinematographers and directors, this film documents the story of cinematography since the conception of cinema at the turn of the 20th century as seen through the lenses of the world's greatest filmmakers and captured in classic scenes from over 125 films, tracing the evolution of motion-picture photography and innovations of cinematography and examining how the filmmaking process was complicated by new cinematic trends and technologies
Wild wild West by Will Smith( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim West es un viejo héroe de la guerra de Secesión (1861-1865). Artemus Gordon es un imaginativo shériff que lo supera en el arte del disfraz. Cuando los Estados Unidos se ven amenazados por Arliss Loveless, un lunático confederado, el presidente Ulysses Grant encarga a esta excéntrica pareja que se ocupe de él. En un movido viaje desde Washington a Utah, nuestros héroes deberán enfrentarse a los diabólicos artilugios de Loveless
Die Ehe der Maria Braun = The Marriage of Maria Braun by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

37 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black comedy about the vicissitudes of a German war bride who builds an industrial empire after the end of World War II
The BRD trilogy : Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The marriage of Maria Braun, Veronika Voss, Lola( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in German and English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1978 Rainer Werner Fassbinder embarked upon a project to trace the history of postwar Germany in a series of films told through the eyes of 3 remarkable women. The 3 films would garner him the international acclaim for which he had always yearned and place his name foremost in the canon of New German Cinema
Guilty by suspicion by Irwin Winkler( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the McCarthy witchhunts of the 1950's, Guilty by Suspicion tells the story of the destruction of the career of a director- all he has to do to revive his stalled career is testify against friends who are suspected of being Communists
 
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Something's gotta give
Alternative Names
Alexander, Michael 1935-

Alexander, Michael 1935-2017

Michael Ballhaus deutscher Kameramann

Michael Ballhaus direttore della fotografia tedesco

Michael Ballhaus Duits director of photography

Michael Ballhaus German cinematographer

Michael Ballhaus německý filmový kameramn

Michael Ballhaus német operatőr

Michael Ballhaus saksa filmioperaator

Michael Ballhaus tysk filmfotograf

Μάικλ Μπάλχαους

Михаэль Балльхаус немецкий кинематографист

Միխաել Բալհաուս

מיכאל בלאהוס צלם קולנוע גרמני

مايكل بولهاوس

مایکل بالهاوس

კატეგორია:გერმანელი კინოოპერატორები

ミヒャエル・バルハウス

迈克尔·巴尔蒙斯

麥克·鮑豪斯

麥可·巴爾蒙斯

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Something's gotta giveThe DepartedThe legend of Bagger VanceThe Age of InnocenceThe last temptation of ChristUptown girlsDie Ehe der Maria Braun = The Marriage of Maria BraunThe BRD trilogy : Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The marriage of Maria Braun, Veronika Voss, Lola