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GREAT CINEMATOGRAPHERS

By: Kenji

Selected films of:


Miyagawa Kazuo
Rashomon
Miss Oyu
A Geisha
Ugetsu
Sansho the Bailiff
Chikamatsu Monogatari
Tales of the Taira Clan
Enjo
Floating Weeds
Yojimbo
Tokyo Olympiad
Irezumi
Silence
Kagemusha


Vittorio Storaro
Bird of the Crystal Plumage
The Conformist
The Spider’s Stratagem
Last Tango in Paris
1900
Apocalypse Now
Reds
The Last Emperor
The Sheltering Sky
Dick Tracy
Bulworth


Robby Muller
Alice in the Cities
Wrong Movement
Kings of the Road
The American Friend
Paris Texas
Repo Man
Down by Law
Dead Man
Breaking the Waves
Ghost Dog
Dancer in the Dark


Sven Nykvist
Sawdust and Tinsel
Through a Glass Darkly
Winter Light
The Silence
Persona
Hour of the Wolf
Shame
Cries and Whispers
The Tenant
Fanny and Alexander
The Sacrifice
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Crimes and Misdemeanours


Gregg Toland
Mad Love
History is Made at Night
Wuthering Heights
The Long Voyage Home
The Grapes of Wrath
Citizen Kane
The Little Foxes
Ball of Fire
The Best Years of our Lives


Nestor Almendros
La Collectioneuse
My Night with Maud
Claire’s Knee
The Wild Child
Two English Girls
La Gueule Ouverte
Mes Petites Amoureuses
The Story of Adele H
Days of Heaven
Sophie’s Choice
Confidentially Yours


Raoul Coutard
Breathless
Chronicle of a Summer
Lola
Vivre sa Vie
Jules et Jim
Contempt
Alphaville
Pierrot le Fou
2 or 3 Things I Know about her
Weekend
Z
Passion
The Birth of Love

Sacha Vierny
Night and Fog
Letter from Siberia
Diary of a Pregnant Woman
Hiroshima mon Amour
Last Year at Marienbad
The War is Over
Belle de Jour
Hypothesis of a Stolen Painting
Three Crowns of the Sailor
A Zed and Two Noughts
The Cook, the Thief his Wife and her Lover
Prospero’s Books

Gianni di Venanzo
Il Grido
Big Deal on Madonna Street
La Notte
Salvatore Giuliano
Eva
Eclipse
8 1/2
Juliet of the Spirits


Gordon Willis
Klute
The Godfather
The Godfather 2
The Parallax View
All the President’s Men
Annie Hall
Manhattan
Zelig
Broadway Danny Rose
The Purple Rose of Cairo

Christopher Doyle
That Day, on the Beach
Days of Being Wild
Chungking Express
Ashes of Time
Fallen Angels
Happy Together
In the Mood for Love
The Quiet American
Rabbit Proof Fence
Hero
Last Life in the Universe
2046

Roger Deakins
1984
Sid and Nancy
Barton Fink
Passion Fish
The Shawshank Redemption
Dead Man Walking
Fargo
The Big Lebowski
The Man who Wasn’t There
A Beautiful Mind
No Country for Old Men
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Revolutionary Road
The Reader
True Grit


Eduard Tisse
Strike
Battleship Potemkin
October
Alexander Nevsky
Ivan the Terrible
Ivan the Terrible 2

Giorgos Arvanitis
Reconstruction
The Travelling Players
Alexander the Great
Voyage to Cythera
Landscape in the Mist
Suspended Step of the Stork
Ulysses’ Gaze
Mother of the Dunes
Eternity and a Day
The Last Letter

Conrad Hall
In Cold Blood
Cool Hand Luke
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Fat City
Marathon Man
American Beauty
Road to Perdition

Lee Garmes
Morocco
Dishonoured
Shanghai Express
Scarface
Duel in the Sun
Nightmare Alley
Caught
Detective Story
The Lusty Men
The Desperate Hours


Subrata Mitra
Pather Panchali
Aparajito
The World of Apu
Devi
Mahanagar

Robert Burks
Strangers on a Train
Rear Window
Vertigo
North by Northwest
The Birds
Marnie

Stanley Cortez
The Magnificent Ambersons
Since you Went Away
Secret Beyond the Door
Night of the Hunter
The Three Faces of Eve
Shock Corridor
The Naked Kiss

Chris Menges
Kes
Made in Britain
Local Hero
The Killing Fields
The Mission
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada
The Reader

Michael Ballhaus
Fox and his Friends
Chinese Roulette
The Marriage of Maria Braun
Goodfellas
Bram Stoker’s Dracula
The Age of Innocence
Quiz Show
The Departed

Boris Kaufman
A Propos de Nice
Zéro de Conduite
L’Atalante
On the Waterfront
Baby Doll
12 Angry Men
Splendour in the Grass
Long Day’s Journey into Night
The Pawnbroker


Jack Cardiff
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
A Matter of Life and Death
Black Narcissus
The Red Shoes
Pandora and the Flying Dutchman
The African Queen
The Barefoot Contessa

Agnes Godard
Jacquot de Nantes
Dream Life of Angels
Beau Travail
Trouble Every Day
Friday Night
The Intruder
Golden Door
35 Shots of Rum

William Lubtchansky
Le Pont du Nord
Class Relations
Shoah
La Belle Noiseuse
Jeanne la Pucelle: The Battles
Jeanne la Pucelle: The Prisons
Secret Défense
Farewell, Home Sweet Home
Monday Morning
The Story of Marie and Julien
A Visit to the Louvre
Regular Lovers
Gardens in Autumn
The Duchess of Langeais


Gabriel Figueroa
Maria Candelaria
The Pearl
Salon Mexico
Los Olvidados
El
Nazarin
The Young One
Exterminating Angel

James Wong Howe
Shanghai Express
The Prisoner of Zenda
Fantasia
Kings Row
Body and Soul
Picnic
Sweet Smell of Success
Hud
Seconds

Georgi Rerberg
Asya’s Happiness
Uncle Vanya
Mirror
Stalker
Waati

Charles Rosher
Sunrise
The Yearling
Show Boat

Sergei Urusevsky
The Cranes are Flying
The Letter Never Sent
I am Cuba

Pin Bing Lee
The Time to Live and the Time to Die
Dust in the Wind
Puppetmaster
Flowers of Shanghai
Vertical Ray of the Sun
In the Mood for Love
Millennium Mambo
Springtime in a Small Town
Café Lumiere
Three Times
Flight of the Red Balloon
Norwegian Wood

hard to know when to stop! And not forgetting Haskell Wexler, G.W.“Billy” Bitzer, Miki Minoru, John Alton, Darius Khondji, Robert Krasker, Janusz Kominski, Slavomir Idziak, Thomas Mauch, Henri Alekan, Freddie Francis, Gunnar Fischer, Henning Bendtsen, Luís Cuadrado, Emmanuel Lubezki, Acácio de Almeida, Henri Decae, Ricardo Aronovich, John Alcott, Frederick Elmes, Miyajima Yoshio, Vadim Yusov, Vilmos Zsigmond, Russell Metty


Night of the Hunter


8 1/2


I am Cuba


In the Mood for Love

 

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Martinus

20Jan12

I'm also impressed by the cinematography of Jan Troell (director and dp), Vadim Yusov, Dante Spinotti, Yoshio Miyajima, Hiroshi Segawa, Tonino Delli Colli, Jan de Bont, John Alcott, Frederick Elmes, Robert Elswit, Robert Richardson, Russell Boyd, Vilmos Zsigmond, Ghislain Cloquet, Pawel Edelman,... indeed hard to know when to stop.

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    Kenji

    20Jan12

    The list could easily get very long, so i've had to be selective

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ExperimentoFilm

19Jan12

You forgot Ricardo Aronovich.

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João BotaDouro

2Sep11

Interesting list ! In my opinion, in the Antonioni movies, I think the Red Desert would be one of the bests ... can´t say much more, because I didn´t saw most off them.

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Maximilian XXI of Bercovicz

26May11

Nice list, but where's Haskell Wexler?!