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Almendros, Nestor

Works: 214 works in 581 publications in 12 languages and 9,122 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Interviews  Motion pictures  Fiction  Personal narratives 
Roles: Cinematographer, Interviewee, Photographer, Illustrator, Director, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Kramer vs. Kramer by Robert Benton( visu )
18 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,818 libraries worldwide
When his wife walks out, Ted Kramer and his six-year-old son have a chance to really get to know each other. Then Ted's wife returns and she wants her son back
Places in the heart ( visu )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 947 libraries worldwide
Nel Texas, durante la Grande Depressione, una giovane vedova cerca di salvare la sua terra sfidando i banchieri avidi, i razzisti del Ku Klux Klan e le calamità naturali. Al suo fianco sono un cieco di guerra, timidamente innamorato di lei, e un ex ladro negro. (Mereghetti)
Le dernier métro Last metro by François Truffaut( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in French and held by 562 libraries worldwide
Paris, 1942. Lucas Steiner is a Jew who feels compelled to leave the country in order to survive the German occupation during WWII. His wife Marion is an actress and a member of the Resistance who goes on to direct the theater for him. She tries to keep the theater alive by rehearsing a new play. She hires Bernard Granger for the leading role. The troupe believes that the show must go on no matter the circumstances. But Lucas never left the country, he is actually hiding in the basement
L'histoire d'Adèle H. The story of Adele H. by François Truffaut( visu )
12 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 461 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Adele Hugo's obsessive love affair which led her to run away from home to follow her womanizing lover across an ocean to Halifax, Nova Scotia
Pauline a la plage by Éric Rohmer( visu )
28 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 391 libraries worldwide
A teenager, Pauline, and her first boyfriend observe the adult antics around them
Koko a talking gorilla ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 382 libraries worldwide
Koko, a Talking Gorilla is a documentary from 1978 that observes a zoo-born female gorilla in the fifth year of an experiment in human-simian communications. Dr. Penny Patterson has taught Koko hundreds of sign-language words in American Sign Language. Observing Koko's daily routine, her responses, her rejection of a new yellow sweater for her worn older red one, and her initiation of new subjects in conversation prompts more questions than it answers. What separates man from animal? The ability to construct a society, to speak, or to understand complex thought? No matter the conclusions, the film remains a compelling document of a fascinating experiment
Ma nuit chez Maud by Éric Rohmer( visu )
15 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in French and German and held by 350 libraries worldwide
Jean-Louis a trente-deux ans. Après 10 ans passés en Amérique, le voici à Clermont-Ferrand. Il a soif de vie calme. La ville et son emploi lui plaisent. Lorsque la solitude commence à lui peser, la seule personne qui l'intéresse est une jeune cycliste qu'il croise parfois. Bien qu'elle soit insaisissable, il est sûr de l'aimer et tout aussi certain qu'elle l'aime et qu'ils se marieront bientôt. Noël arrive et la mystérieuse cycliste disparait, sans doute en vacances. Vidal, un camarade de lycée rencontré par hasard, conduit Jean-Louis chez Maud, une amie de leur âge
L'amour en fuite Love on the run by François Truffaut( visu )
19 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 289 libraries worldwide
The conclusion of the Antoine Doinel series. Antoine is now in his thirties, in the process of divorcing Christine, enjoying moderate success as a novelist, and clinging to his romantic fantasies. The newly single Doinel finds a new object of his affections in Sabine, a record store salesgirl whom he pursues with the belief that without love, one is nothing. Along the way he renews his acquaintance with previous loves and confronts his past
Domicile conjugal Bed and board by François Truffaut( visu )
14 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 275 libraries worldwide
The fourth installment of the Antoine Doinel series. Antoine is now 26, married and expecting his first child. He is also still struggling to find steady work. Antoine and Christine become the proud parents of a son, but Antoine soon tires of domesticity and when he meets a Japanese woman at his new job he falls in love and has an affair
Deux Anglaises et le continent Two English girls by François Truffaut( visu )
14 editions published between 1971 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Turn-of-the-century tale of two very different sisters in love with a handsome young Parisian and how all three cope--or fail to cope--with the circumstances of their separate lives and the effects of their intertwining relationships
Nadine by Robert Benton( visu )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 178 libraries worldwide
When an Austin, Texas woman tries to get back pictures from a sleazy photographer, she and her almost ex-husband find photos of another kind and the financial opportunity of a lifetime
Six in Paris ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Six directors release six vignettes set in different sections of Paris. Includes: Saint-Germain-des-Pres (Douchet); Gare du Nord (Rouch); Rue Saint-Denis (Pollet); Place de l'Etoile (Rhomer); Montparnasse and Levallois (Godard); and La Muette (Chabrol)
Nobody listened ( visu )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
The brutal methods employed by Castro's government to maintain a stronghold on the Cuban population are chronicled in this revelatory documentary. Hear testimony from former Castro comrades, Communist leaders and supporters of fallen dictator Batista
Die Marquise Von O-- The Marquise of O-- ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in German and held by 150 libraries worldwide
During the Napoleonic wars, a young widow who is saved from an attempted rape finds herself mysteriously pregnant several months later. Unaware of how this happened, she is sent away by her family and ends up marrying her rescuer, whom she doesn't know is the child's father
Days of heaven by Terrence Malick( visu )
16 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 149 libraries worldwide
The story of a drifter from Chicago whose girlfriend falls in love with a shy, rich Texan
Mauvaise conduite Improper conduct ( visu )
4 editions published in 1984 in Spanish and French and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Anti-Castro documentary. Includes interviews of Cuban refugees and historical film footage. Among those considered "antisocial" by the Castro regime were political and artistic dissidents and homosexuals
Conducta impropia by Nestor Almendros( Book )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Imagine, John Lennon by Andrew Solt( visu )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
A biographical documentary using home movies, interviews, TV footage, songs and reminiscences of friends and family. Lennon's own voice provides the narration
Le Dernier métro The last metro by François Truffaut( visu )
18 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 86 libraries worldwide
In Nazi-occupied Paris, a Jewish director is forced to hide in the basement of his theatre while his wife stars in its latest production
More by Barbet Schroeder( visu )
10 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Naive young Stefan (Klaus Grünberg) has fallen in with the wrong crowd and the wrong girl (Mimsy Farmer). Soon he won't have the will to do the right thing and leave them all behind. A vivid cautionary tale of the freespirited '60s. Its antidrug message still resonates loudly today
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Alternative Names
Almendros i Cuyàs, Néstor, 1930-1992
Almendros, Néstor
Almendros, Nestor 1930-1992
Nestor, John 1930-1992
アルメンドロス, ネストール
French (105)
English (51)
Spanish (49)
German (23)
Italian (6)
Chinese (3)
Danish (3)
Esperanto (1)
Hebrew (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Catalan (1)
Turkish (1)
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