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Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Time Out says

4 out of 5 stars
Possibly the longest-serving and arguably the greatest of British cinematographers, Jack Cardiff was also one of the most technically innovative and, in a career stretching from the silent  era, through the great Powell-Pressburger movies to ‘Rambo: First Blood Part II’ and beyond, the most widely experienced lighting cameraman ever to emanate from these shores. In a fine and well-illustrated course through the unassuming meastro’s life and work, director McCall calls on Martin Scorsese, Kirk Douglas and Kathleen Byron among others to comment on Cardiff's inspirational work (which included a passionate amateur painting career and a dozen films as director) and gentlemanly demeanour.
Written by Wally Hammond

Release Details

  • Release date:Friday 7 May 2010
  • Duration:90 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Craig McCall
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