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Kovacs, Laszlo 1933-2007

Overview
Works: 182 works in 534 publications in 6 languages and 16,407 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Screwball comedy films  Romance films  Police films  Musical films  Legal drama 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Interviewee, Illustrator, Commentator, Videographer , Other, Director, Performer, Actor, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Laszlo Kovacs
Two weeks notice by Marc Lawrence( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 2,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy Kelson became Chief Counsel for the Wade Corporation, one of New York City's top commercial real estate developers. She's a brilliant lawyer with a sharp, strategic mind. She also has an ulcer and doesn't get much sleep. It's not the job that's getting to her. It's her millionaire boss, George Wade. Handsome, charming and undeniably self-absorbed, he treats her more like a nanny than a Harvard Law grad and can barely choose a tie without her help. Now, after five years of calling the shots--on everything from his clothes to his divorce settlements, Lucy Kelson is calling it quits
My best friend's wedding by P. J Hogan( Visual )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friends from college make a pact to marry each other if they are not married by 28. When Michael gets engaged Julianne will stop at nothing to stop the wedding
Miss Congeniality by Marc Lawrence( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her legs are waxed, her lips are glossed, her gun is ready. FBI agent Gracie Hart is going undercover as one of the hopefuls to be the next Miss United States. But Gracie, whose idea of a fashion accessory is the set of handcuffs she slaps onto lawbreakers, doesn't have a beauty pageant bone in her body
Five Easy Pieces by Bob Rafelson( Visual )

13 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Character study of a talented pianist who has given up a promising career and now works on oil rigs. After 20 years he returns home to his father's deathbed, perhaps to reconcile himself with his fear of failure and desire for greatness
Return to me( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It took a lot of coaxing to get a recently widowed architect to go on a blind date at a quirky Irish-Italian eatery. But once there, he's smitten instantly ... not with his date, but with the sharp-witted waitress
What's up, doc? by Peter Bogdanovich( Visual )

9 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judy, who is bright but a little strange, and Howard, a befuddled Iowa musicologist, meet in a San Francisco hotel. The only thing they have in common is their red plaid travelling cases (his holds rocks; hers, lingerie). Identical cases are owned by two of the hotel's other guests. Mrs. Van Hoskins keeps hers stuffed with jewelry, and Mr. Smith's holds a batch of top secret government documents. When the bags are mixed up, the result is chaos of the highest and most hilarious order
Paper moon by Peter Bogdanovich( Visual )

8 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Great Depression, a con man in Kansas finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership. Also includes a prologue by Peter Bogdanovich in which he shares insights about being a director and goes behind the scenes of Paper Moon
Mask by Peter Bogdanovich( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Rocky Dennis, a personable young man who has craniodiaphyseal dysplasia, a fatal disease which causes hideous facial disfigurement. Rocky is the son of biker Rusty and he is accepted without question by his mom's boyfriends and her cycle buddies, but treated with pity and disgust by much of the outside world. The local high school principal doesn't want to enroll Rocky, but Rusty fights for her son's rights. Rocky eventually falls in love with Diana, a blind girl who cannot see his deformity and is entranced by the boy's kindness and compassion
Visions of light( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 643 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
Shampoo by Hal Ashby( Visual )

12 editions published between 1975 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A day in the life of George, a Beverly Hills hairdresser and Lothario who runs around town on the eve of the 1968 presidential election trying to make heads or tails of his financial and romantic entanglements. His attempts to scrape together the money to open his own salon are continually sidetracked by the distractions presented by his lovers. The carousel of doomed relationships is an essential "70s" farce, a sharp look back at the sexual politics and self-absorption of the preceding decade
Frances by Graeme Clifford( Visual )

19 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts Frances Farmer, the notorious 1930s movie star whose impassioned opinions and outspoken behavior created scandal throughout the industry. But when she was betrayed by the studio system and committed to a mental asylum by her domineering mother, Frances descended into a madness that shocked the world--Container
Say anything by Cameron Crowe( Visual )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man, recently graduated from high school, wants only one thing: a date with a fellow graduate. The catch is she's beautiful, brilliant and headed to England to study, and all his friends and her father tell him she's way out of his league. When they fall in love anyway, the result is a funny, poignant and joyous celebration of first love
New York, New York by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

28 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"C'est l'histoire de Jimmy. Un saxophoniste plutôt grande gueule qui caresse l'ambition de devenir un célèbre joueur de jazz. C'est l'histoire de Francine. Une chanteuse de bar timide et réservée qui rêve de devenir une star. C'est l'histoire de leur rencontre. De leurs engueulades homériques. De leur amour tumultueux et de leur ascension vers le succès. C'est aussi l'histoire de la ville de New York, la plus illustre au monde, celle qui ne dort jamais et qui s'enflamme au rythme de la musique et des affrontements passionnels entre Francine et Jimmy..." (Source : jaquette)
Five easy pieces( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presently working in an oil field, talented pianist Robert Dupea spends most of his free time downing beers, playing poker and being noncommittal with his sexy but witless girlfriend Rayette. But when he is summoned to his father's deathbed, Dupea returns home with Rayette, where he meets and falls for a sophisticated woman. Now caught between his conflicting lifestyles, the gifted but troubled Dupea must face issues that will change his life forever
Multiplicity by Harold Ramis( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about a man who clones himself to save his marriage and then almost loses his wife to himself
Easy rider by Dennis Hopper( Visual )

28 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jaquette : "Quelle image reste-t-il des années 70, de la fin brutale du rêve américain, sinon les improbables figures de Jack Nicholson, Dennis Hopper et Peter Fonda chevauchant leurs choppers insensés, traversant une Amérique démystifiée et hostile, à la gueule de bois, entre rêverie psychédélique et visions de cauchemar, ne rencontrant sur leur chemin que la stupidité, la violence et l'incompréhension ? ..."
Legal eagles by Ivan Reitman( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hard-nosed assistant district attorney and an imaginative defense attorney combine their talents to defend a spacey "performance artist" who is accused of theft and murder
Targets by Peter Bogdanovich( Visual )

9 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In seemingly unrelated events, an aging horror film star announces his retirement, and an apparently average young man accumulates an arsenal of rifles and handguns
Copycat by Jon Amiel( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helen Hudson is a psychiatrist who specializes in serial killers. She suffers from agoraphobia and her only link to the outside world is her computer. A serial killer who copies the methods of famous serial killers sends her threatening messages on-line. Holly Hunter plays a police officer who is on the trail of the killer. Together they try to identify him and, hopefully, dispatch him
The karate kid by John G Avildsen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The next karate kid: When her parents are killed in a car accident, a 17-year-old tomboy is taught by Mr. Miyagi to channel her anger through the martial arts, a skill that will be put to the test in a showdown with Alpha Elite, a sadistic gang of high school students
 
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Alternative Names
Kovacks, Leslie 1933-2007

Kovacs, Laszlo.

Kovacs, Laszlo, 1933-

Kovács, László 1933-2007

Kovács László magyar származású amerikai operatőr (1933–2007)

Kovacs, Lazlo 1933-2007

Kovacs, Leslie.

Kovacs, Leslie 1933-2007

Kovacs, Lester, 1933-2007

Kovaks, Laszlo.

Kovaks, Laszlo 1933-2007

László Kovács cinematograaf

László Kovács filmowiec węgierski, operator kamery

László Kovács fotografo e direttore della fotografia ungherese

László Kovács ungarischer Kameramann

Radford, Art 1933-2007

Λάσλο Κόβατς

Ковач, Ласло

Ласла Ковач, кінематаграфіст

Ласло Ковач американский кинооператор венгерского происхождения

Լասլո Կովաչ

לסלו קובאץ' צלם הונגרי

لسلو کواچ

ラズロ・コヴァックス

拉兹洛·科瓦奇

拉西奧·高域斯

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