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Born: March 19, 1923 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Italy Profession: Cinematography ...


Cast (feature film)

Marcello: A Sweet Life (2006)
A life filled with sweetness. His sweet look, his foxy smile and his legendary indolence allowed him to remain slightly detached and to protect his private life. Even today, saying Mastroianni or Marcello evokes an era: a world made up of skill, beauty, charm, kindness and seduction. The documentary
Fellini (2001) as Himself
The brilliance of Federico Fellini, his dreams and creative visions, and most importantly his relationships with the people of Italian cinema are recorded in a collage of interviews, archival film footage, photographs, personal memorabilia and music to create the memoir of one of the greatest Italia
Ljuset Haller Mig Sallskap (2000)
A look at the extraordinary life and work of Swedish director of photography Sven Nykvist, famous for his collaboration with directors Ingmar Bergman and Woody Allen. Diagnosed with an illness that inhibits his speech, the 77-year-old Nykvist was forced to end his 50 year career after finishing Alle

Cinematography (feature film)

Marcello Mastroianni: I Remember, Yes I Remember (1997) as Cinematographer
Marcello Mastroianni used to say, "I believe in nature, in love, in frienships, in my friends. I love people, I love life. This may be the reason why life has been so good to me." Here his words are poetically illustrated in this part biography, part travelogue, and part philosophical rumination on
Stendhal Syndrome, The (1996) as Director Of Photography
An undercover policewoman, Anna Manni, visits Florence's Uffizi Gallery and becomes disoriented by the disturbing beauty of the masterpieces on display. Soon thereafter, transfixed before Brueghel's "The Flight of Icarus," she faints and plunges into the painting's ocean. A handsome stranger helps h
Sabrina (1995) as Director Of Photography
The daughter of a wealthy family's chauffeur leaves for Paris an ordinary girl, but returns a beautiful woman, much to the delight of the wealthy family's two sons.
Wolf (1994) as Director Of Photography
A mild-mannered book editor becomes a force to be reckoned with when he''''s bitten by a werewolf.
Night & the Moment, The (1994) as Director Of Photography
An 18th century baronet and a marquise discuss the nature of love and their varied relationships only to discover that they are in love.
There's Nothing Left to Do But Cry (1992) as Director Of Photography
Two bickering friends find themselves transported back to the late 15th century.
Once Upon A Crime (1991) as Director Of Photography
Three American couples vacationing in Monte Carlo become involved in a mysterious murder.
Regarding Henry (1991) as Director Of Photography
A lawyer who survives a shooting struggles, with the help of his family, to regain his memory and recover his speech and mobility.
Bachelor, The (1990) as Director Of Photography
A middle-aged doctor, left to fend for himself after the suicide of his unmarried sister, searches for a suitable companion.
Adventures of Baron Munchausen, The (1989) as Director Of Photography
Baron Munchausen, with the help of a little girl and his four assistants, saves a town from being taken by the Turks.
Leonardo's Dream (1989) as Director Of Photography
Biopic on artist Leonardo DaVinci.
Rebus (1989) as Director Of Photography
An elderly mechanic enlists the aid of a young man to help him find a car and a woman with whom he once had an affair over 30 years before.
Haunted Summer (1988) as Director Of Photography
The summer of 1816. Shelley, his wife Mary, and Mary's step-sister Claire visit Lord Byron at his home in Italy, and Mary comes up with the idea which later became "Frankenstein".
Rent-A-Cop (1988) as Director Of Photography
In a crime story set in Chicago, an ex-hooker hires a cop to protect her from a killer.
Hotel Colonial (1987) as Director Of Photography
In finding that the body he came to South America to claim is not his brother's, a man is caught in a deadly game of intrigue.
Julia and Julia (1987) as Director Of Photography
After her husband is killed on their honeymoon, a young woman finds herself living in a world between fantasy and reality.
Orfeo (1985) as Director Of Photography
Assisi Underground, The (1985) as Director Of Photography
Wartime drama about the role the city of Assisi played in saving Jewish targets of the Holocaust by lending them refuge in the convents and monasteries of that holy city.
Red Sonja (1985) as Director Of Photography
A woman seeks revenge on the evil queen by stealing her magic orb.
American Dreamer (1984) as Director Of Photography (Paris)
Story of an American housewife who wins a trip to Paris, but once there believs she is a superhero.
And The Ship Sails On (1984) as Director Of Photography
Taking on a horde of refugees upsets a luxury liner''''s trip to bury a famous opera singer.
Desiderio (1984) as Director Of Photography
Scarlet and the Black, The (1983) as Director Of Photography
In his first TV starring role (after having debuted as Abraham Lincoln in the miniseries "The Blue and the Gray"), Gregory Peck is the real-life Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty, a Vatican official responsible for concealing thousands of allied POW escapees in German-occupied Rome. Christopher Plummer is t
Bello Mio Bellezza Mia (1982) as Director Of Photography
Five Days One Summer (1982) as Director Of Photography
In 1932, a middle-aged Scottish doctor named Douglas goes on a mountain climbing excursion in the Alps with the lovely, young Kate, whom he introduces as his wife. In fact, Kate is the doctor''s niece, and has been in love with him since she was a little girl. While staying in this idyllic setting at the mountain lodge, the couple''s happiness is marred by bouts of melancholy. So when their young guide Johann becomes attracted to Kate, there is a possibility that she might respond to him.
Rollover (1981) as Director Of Photography
Lee Winters is a former movie star who inherited her husband''s multi-million dollar company when he was murdered. Lee is working with her banker to find her husband''s killer, and the two become lovers. The couple go to Saudi Arabia to get a loan, and to secure Lee''s role as chairman of the company''s board. When they arrive in the country, the find out about a Saudi company''s plot to destailize the Western economy by pulling their money out of banks all over the world.
Popeye (1980) as Director Of Photography
Popeye the sailor man goes to the seaside village of Sweethaven to look for his long-lost father, Poopdeck Pappy. While there, he falls in love with Olive Oyl, who is engaged to the bullying Captain Bluto, who works for a mystery man called the Commodore, collecting taxes. Popeye and Olive find a foundling who can predict the future, and name him Swee''Pea. The baby is kidnapped and taken out to the Commodore''s ship, and when Popeye goes to the rescue, he learns that his Pappy is the Commodore. Bluto has tied Pappy up and is using Swee''Pea to help him find the old man''s treasure. After Popeye learns the secret of gaining super strength by eating spinach, he and Bluto fight to the finish, the treasure is found, and Bluto ends up swimming out to sea.
La Citta Delle Donne (1980) as Director Of Photography
All That Jazz (1979) as Director Of Photography
Director/choreographer Bob Fosse tells his own life story as he details the sordid life of Joe Gideon (Roy Scheider), a womanizing, drug-using dancer.
End of the World in Our Usual Bed in a Night Full of Rain, The (1978) as Director Of Photography
A husband and wife battle it out in bed.
Prova d'Orchestra (1978) as Director Of Photography
In a Medieval Roman chapel, now an oratorio, an elderly factotum sets up for rehearsal. The musicians arrive, joking and teasing. A union shop steward explains that a TV crew is there, talking to them is optional, and there will be no extra compensation. Musicians talk about their instruments. The German conductor arrives and puts them through their paces. He yells, he insults. The shop steward calls a 20 minute break. The conductor retreats to his dressing room and talks about how the world of music has changed, moving away from respect of the conductor. He returns to the rehearsal to find the orchestra in full revolt. What can bring them back to the music?
Il Casanova di Federico Fellini (1977) as Director Of Photography
Casanova is a libertine, collecting seductions and sexual feats. But he is really interested in someone, and is he really an interesting person ? Is he really alive ?
Divina Creatura, La (1975) as Director Of Photography
Amarcord (1974) as Director Of Photography
A young Italian deals with his awakening sexual urges during the days of Fascism.
Il Bestione (1974) as Director Of Photography
All Screwed Up (1974) as Director Of Photography
A group of young people from the country form a commune in Milan.
Love and Anarchy (1973) as Director Of Photography
A peasant and a madam plot to assassinate Mussolini.
Fellini's Roma (1972) as Director Of Photography
A small boy in love with Rome grows up to film the city in all its charismatic chaos.
Man of La Mancha (1972) as Photography
The aging Don Quixote follows his dream by traveling the countryside as a warrior knight.
Carnal Knowledge (1971) as Director of Photography
Onetime college friends cope with the sexual revolution of the '60s.
Fellini Satyricon (1970) as Director of Photography
Two students pursue sexual adventures in the decadent world of ancient Rome.
Sunflower (1970) as Director of Photography
A desperate woman searches for her missing husband who never returned from the Russian front during World War II.
The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969) as Director of Photography
During World War II, Italian villagers hide their wine from the German army.
Spirits of the Dead (1969) as Photog for "Never Bet the Devil Your Head" or "Toby Dammit"
This film comprises three supernatural tales based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe.
Anzio (1968) as Director of Photography
U.S. troops in World War II fight to survive the Allied landing in Italy.
The Witches (1968) as Director of Photography
Senso (1968) as Photog (see note)
An Italian countess risks the fate of her country for the love of an Austrian soldier.
Candy (1968) as Director of Photography
Based on Terry Southern's satirical novel, a sendup of Voltaire's -Candide-. Young Candy is a college girl who seeks truth and meaning in life, encountering a variety of kookie characters and humorous sexual situations in the process.
The Stranger (1967) as Director of Photography
The Bible...In the Beginning (1966) as Director of Photography
John Huston narrates this dramatization of the Book of Genesis.
The Organizer (1964) as Director of Photography
At the turn of the century exploited textile factory workers fight for better working conditions.
Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (1964) as Director of Photography
Three tales of very different women using their sexuality as a means to getting what they want.
The Leopard (1963) as Director of Photography
A Sicilian aristocrat tries to protect his family from social upheavals.
Family Diary (1963) as Director of Photography
Twin brothers separated in childhood lead very different lives.
The Best of Enemies (1962) as Director of Photography
Rival British and Italian troupe leaders carry their friendly competition into a POW camp.
Boccaccio '70 (1962) as Photog for "The Job"
An anthology of three adult tales by three leading Italian directors--a billboard photo of a scantily clad, sexy woman comes to life to torment the local censor; a lottery is held in which the prize is to spend the night with a beautiful woman; a wealthy husband spends much of his money on prostitutes.
Rocco and His Brothers (1961) as Director of Photography
When a widow''''s family moves to the big city, two of her sons become romantic rivals, with deadly results.
The Great War (1961) as Director of Photography
Two reluctant Italian army draftees try to avoid going to the battle front during World War II. When they are sent into town for supplies they scam a way to spend the night partying and falling in love. The next morning, they wake up to find that their whole battalion has been killed. It changes t
White Nights (1961) as Director of Photography
An office worker falls for a woman who's pining for the man who deserted her.
Five Branded Women (1960) as Director of Photography
The Angel Wore Red (1960) as Director of Photography
A priest and a prostitute fall in love during the Spanish Civil War.
Ghosts in Rome (1960) as Director Of Photography
The Naked Maja (1959) as Photography
Romantic biography of the Spanish painter Goya and his relationship with the Duchess of Alba.
On the Beach (1959) as Photography
After a nuclear war, U.S. sailors stationed in Australia deal with the end of civilization.
Love Specialist, The (1958) as Director Of Photography
A Texas girl wins a trip to Italy where she meets a prince who's afraid to admit that he's flat broke (so is she). They strike up an affair, but things come to a crazy conclusion when he tries to bribe a horse to win a race at the Palio racing grounds.
Seven Hills of Rome (1958) as Photography
A television star finds love while trying to get away from it all in Rome.
The Monte Carlo Story (1957) as Director of Photography
Two compulsive gamblers fall in love on the French Riviera.

Cinematography (short)

Toby Dammit (1968)

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