Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff

Also Known As

O homem-câmera: A vida e a obra de Jack Cardiff ( Brazil ), Persistence of Vision ( UK )


Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff
  • Craig McCall

  • 08 October 2010

  • Documentary

  • UK

  • 86 min

  • 7.5

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Jack Cardiff


Martin Scorsese


Kirk Douglas


Lauren Bacall



In 2001 Jack Cardiff (1914-2009) became the first director of photography in the history of the Academy Awards to win an Honorary Oscar. But the first time he clasped the famous statuette in his hand was a half-century earlier when his Technicolor camerawork was awarded for Powell and Pressburger's Black Narcissus. Beyond John Huston's The African Queen and King Vidor's War and Peace, the films of the British-Hungarian creative duo (The Red Shoes and A Matter of Life and ... more

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Worth watching13 May 2011

A very interesting documentary, especially for those who love the golden age of cinema! Very well done

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