Bruno Nuytten (born 28 August 1945 in Melun, Seine-et-Marne, Île-de-France) is a French cinematographer turned director.
Camille Claudel which was Nuytten’s first directorial and screenwriting effort, won the César Award for Best film in 1989. The film starred and was co-produced by Isabelle Adjani, with whom he had a son, Barnabé. Adjani won the Silver Bear for Best Actress at the 39th Berlin International Film Festival for her role in the film.
His sophomore directorial effort, Albert Souffre, though also a heavily emotional movie, was set in contemporary times.
His 2000 film, Passionnément, starred Charlotte Gainsbourg.
His films as cinematographer include Les Valseuses, Barocco, La Meilleure façon de marcher, The Bronte Sisters, Brubaker, Garde à vue, Possession, Fort Saganne, So Long, Stooge (Tchao Pantin), Jean de Florette and… read more
I initially watched this cause I liked the 2 lead actors. I was expecting to only like it for them and the set cause of some of the reviews I've read but I really dug it. It felt like if you combined Visconti with Douglas Sirk with a scipt by Proust (if he'd like to see the film era) Forgive my pretencious name dropping but this is a beautiful melodrama which has also given me a greater appreciateion for sculpture.
Also: Serge Daney’s postcards, Rick Moody on “cryptofascist” Hollywood and Jana Prikryl on Errol Morris.