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Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff

Director: Craig McCall

Genre: Documentary

Year: 2010

Running time: 86 minutes

Territory: UK

Studio: StudioCanal

Format: DCP

Cast: Jack Cardiff, Martin Scorsese, Kirk Douglas

Language options: Dialogue - EN | Subtitle - XX, EN

This documentary explores the life of Jack Cardiff, a former child actor who went on to achieve great things in film. But Cardiff didn't excel in front of the camera; he mastered the camera itself, using his painting background to perfect the art of lighting in cinema. Cardiff's talent as a cinematographer is seen in clips from some of his most acclaimed works, like "Black Narcissus" and "The Red Shoes," while the praise of luminaries like Martin Scorsese cements his legend.


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