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Cameraman - The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff (2010)

Region: 2
UPC/Barcode: 5055201812162
Released: 26th July 2010
Release type: Retail / Rental
No. of Discs: 1
Catalogue No: OPTD1854
Category: Feature, Documentary
Format: DVD / Normal
Cameraman - The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff (2010) (Retail / Rental)

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Story: Craig McCall directs this documentary tribute to cinematographer Jack Cardiff, who died in April 2009. After working as a cameraman for Hitchcock and for Powell and Pressburger in the 1940s, Cardiff was asked by director Michael Powell to oversee the cinematography for the 1946 film 'A Matter of Life and Death'. Before long he had earned a reputation as a master of Technicolor cinematography, and went on to work on classic films including 'Black Narcissus' (1947), 'The Red Shoes' (1948), 'Pandora and the Flying Dutchman' (1951), 'War and Peace' (1956) and 'The Prince and the Showgirl' (1957). The film combines film clips, home movies, documentary footage and interviews with Cardiff's associates including Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, Charlton Heston and Martin Scorsese.

Cinematographer: Steven Chivers, Ricardo Coll, Simon Fanthorpe, Nicholas Hoffman, Jonathan Rho, Ian Salvage, John Walker, James Welland, Bob Williams

Directed by: Craig McCall

Music by: Mark Sayer-Wade

Produced by: Craig McCall

Subject: Jack Cardiff

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Studio/distributor: Optimum Home Entertainment

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