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Almendros, Nestor

Overview
Works: 169 works in 818 publications in 14 languages and 11,350 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  War films  Documentary films  History  Western films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Biography 
Roles: Cinematographer, Photographer, Author, Illustrator, Director, Composer, Other, Performer, adi, Interviewee, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Nestor Almendros
Publications by Nestor Almendros
Publications by Nestor Almendros, published posthumously.
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Kramer vs. Kramer by Robert Benton( visu )
34 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,881 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 by Ban dun( visu )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,019 libraries worldwide
Set in the 1930's in Waxahachie, Texas. Against this Depression-torn background, unforgettable characters meet and collide. Its emotionally gripping story centers around Edna Spalding (Sally Fields) and her unending struggle against extraordinary hardships
Le dernier métro by François Truffaut( visu )
36 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 743 libraries worldwide
A story of love and adventure set in the milieu of the theatre during the German occupation of Paris in 1942. The theatre continues to operate amid Gestapo agents, black-marketeers, resistance fighters and Nazi collaborators
Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 651 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
L'histoire d'Adèle H. = The story of Adele H. by François Truffaut( visu )
25 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 510 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 )
40 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 447 libraries worldwide
A teenager, Pauline, and her cousin Marion are spending the summer at the beach in Normandy. They meet three eligible bachelors who seem interested in them, but soon romance is threatened by lies and deceit
Koko, a talking gorilla by Barbet Schroeder( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and French and held by 385 libraries worldwide
Koko, a six-year-old gorilla, is the subject of a controversial Stanford University research project conducted by Penny Patterson. A perceptive simian who communicates with humans via sign language, Koko knows more than 300 signs and can combine them to make new hybrid descriptions. Director Schroeder and cinematographer Almendros present a visual argument exposing the contradictions that arise when scientific experiments are used to graph human behavior onto animals
Deux Anglaises et le continent = Two English girls by Jean-Pierre Léaud( visu )
35 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 379 libraries worldwide
Two English sisters at the turn of the century are in love with the same man for seven years. His inability to choose between them (compounded by his overpossessive mother), and the girls' own powerful passions-- both expressed and repressed-- create a painful, emotionally charged triangle
Ma nuit chez Maud by Éric Rohmer( visu )
27 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 368 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
Goin' south by Jack Nicholson( visu )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 336 libraries worldwide
Henry Moon, un fuera de la ley, se salva de la horca gracias a la intervención de Julia, una joven que se aviene a casarse con él y a tomarle a su cargo
L'amour en fuite Love on the run by François Truffaut( visu )
33 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 312 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 )
24 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in French and German and held by 309 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
Vivement dimanche! = Confidentially yours by François Truffaut( visu )
34 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 238 libraries worldwide
La jaquette indique : "Julien Vercel, qui dirige une agence immobilière, est soupçonné du meurtre de Massoulier, l'amant de sa femme. Les faits sont contre lui, d'autant que sa femme meurt assassinée à son domicile. Caché dans son agence, Julien Vercel laisse sa secrétaire, la brune Barbara Becker, mener l'enquête. De péripétie en péripétie, de rebondissement en rebondissement, Barbara finira par découvrir l'identité du vrai coupable."
Die Marquise Von O-- The Marquise of O-- by Éric Rohmer( visu )
28 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 231 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
L'homme qui aimait les femmes by François Truffaut( visu )
10 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 204 libraries worldwide
"Comedy about a bachelor who is obsessed with women and, it turns out, they with him. To make sense of the fact that he falls in love with almost every woman he meets, he writes his autobiography."--Leonard Maltin's TV movies and video guide, 1987 ed
Six in Paris by Claude Chabrol( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 192 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)
Indigènes = Days of Glory by Jacques Tourneur( visu )
25 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 182 libraries worldwide
The story of a drifter from Chicago whose girlfriend falls in love with a shy, rich Texan
Nadine by Robert Benton( visu )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 173 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
Nobody listened ( visu )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 167 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
Mauvaise conduite Improper conduct ( visu )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 154 libraries worldwide
"[T]ells the stories of 28 Cuban exiles from all walks of life -- writers, dancers, painters, doctors, laborers, and students -- all victims of their homeland's oppression... [P]rovides a history of Cuba under Fidel Castro's leadership, focusing on the regime's suppression of dissidents and free speech. In addition to speaking with the exiles, the program visits Little Havana in Miami. Although the program covers events only to the mid-1980s, its powerful stories provide a rare personal glimpse into life in Castro's Cuba and the effects of Castro's policies on the Cuban people." -- Container
 
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Alternative Names
Almendros Cuyás, Néstor 1930-1992
Almendros i Cuyàs, Néstor 1930-1992
Almendros, Néstor
Almendros, Nestor 1930-1992
Néstor Almendros chef opérateur
Néstor Almendros direttore della fotografia e regista spagnolo
Néstor Almendros hiszpański operator filmowy
Néstor Almendros Spaans filmregisseur
Néstor Almendros Spanischer Kameramann und Filmregisseur
Néstor Almendros Spanish cinematographer and film director
Nestor, John 1930-1992
Νέστορ Αλμέντρος
Нестор Альмендрос
نستور آلمندروس
ნესტორ ალმენდეროსი
アルメンドロス, ネストール
ネストール・アルメンドロス
Languages
French (201)
Spanish (78)
English (67)
German (65)
Italian (18)
Multiple languages (7)
Danish (4)
Chinese (3)
Japanese (2)
Turkish (1)
Swedish (1)
Esperanto (1)
Hebrew (1)
Catalan (1)
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