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Birth Place: Profession: director of photography

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The favorite director of photography for many leading British directors, Roger Pratt has proven himself a master at numerous genres, adept at expressionistic lighting ("Batman" 1989), muted, musty tones ("Shadowlands" 1993), and quirky comedy, ("Brazil" 1985).

The favorite director of photography for many leading British directors, Roger Pratt has proven himself a master at numerous genres, adept at expressionistic lighting ("Batman" 1989), muted, musty tones ("Shadowlands" 1993), and quirky comedy, ("Brazil" 1985).

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Began career as a clapper loader, progressing to lighting designer; was loader on "Monty Python and the Holy Grail"
1981:
Served as cinematographer on short film "The Dollar Bottom"
1982:
Feature debut as director of photography, "The Sender"
1985:
Worked with director Terry Gilliam on "Brazil"
1986:
Was director of photography on "Mona Lisa"; first collaboration with Neil Jordan
1987:
Worked with Mike Leigh on "The Short and Curlies"
1989:
Shot Tim Burton's "Batman"
1991:
Reteamed with Gilliam on "The Fisher King"
1993:
Was cinematographer on "Shadowlands", directed by Richard Attenborough
1995:
Third feature collaboration with Gilliam, "12 Monkeys"
1996:
Reteamed with Attenborough for "In Love and War"
1999:
Third film with Richard Attenborough, "Grey Owl"
1999:
Reteamed with Neil Jordan to shoot "The End of the Affair"; received first Oscar nomination in the Best Cinematography category
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