An intriguing documentary portrait of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s legendary cameraman and colleague (who died last year). Recounted by Jack Cardiff himself along with his colleagues and friends (including Martin Scorsese, Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall), this biopic is rounded out with clips from movies he helped make famous (The Red Shoes, The African Queen, War and Peace). –Karoly Vary International Film Festival
Well done doc on the great cinematographer Jack Cardiff that mostly focuses on the superlative work he did from the late 30's as a camera operator to his work in the 40's and 50's as cinematographer especially the classics he made for the Archers. Rushes his final twenty years when he was regulated down to more mainstream and mid budgeted features. But still a well done take on a clever eye.
Amusing doc that is a celebration rather than exploration of Jack Cardiff's career.
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Ah, this one takes me back. I was at college in Cardiff in the late Nineties, and I remember finding out at very short notice – like, that very day! – about a special screening of A Matter… read review