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Ralf D Bode

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Also Known As: Died: February 27, 2001
Born: March 31, 1941 Cause of Death: lung cancer
Birth Place: Berlin, DE Profession: Cinematography ...


Director (feature film)

Love Field (1992) as 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
Set in 1963, a Southern white woman en route to John F Kennedy's funeral in Washington, DC meets and eventually falls in love with a Northern black man who's on the lam after abducting his young daughter from an abusive situation.

Cinematography (feature film)

Boys and Girls (2000)
Ryan is a Berkeley engineering major and Jennifer is a wild, free spirit who has been his platonic best friend since age twelve. The only thing that can rupture this bond is sex, although neither can admit to feelings for the another.
Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter's End (1999)
Continues the saga of Sarah, a New England woman who moved to the Midwest after answering an advertisment for a wife placed by a widowed father at the turn-of-the-century. It is now 1918 and Jacob's father, John, a man who abandoned his family years ago, wants to come home at the end of his life. Me
Unglued (1999) as Director Of Photography
It's 1973 and 15-year-old Natalie has just discovered that her college professor father is having an affair with one of his students. Unwilling to watch her family fall apart, she becomes a teenage agent provocateur, challenging the well hidden dysfunction laying just beneath the family's glossy ven
Proposition, The (1998)
As told by Father Michael McKinnon, the story is set in 1930's Boston. Arthur Barret, an attorney and adviser to FDR, and Eleanor Barret, a successful author, have decided to have a child. Unfortunately, Arthur is impotent, forcing the couple to go outside of conventional means. Top Harvard Law stud
Hacks (1997) as Director Of Photography
When a clinically depressed, creatively burnt-out writer-producer becomes the head writer of a network show, all of his desperate, unemployed friends--his group of poker buddies--get a new lease on life.
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella (1997)
Television movie remake of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical "Cinderella." With the help of her Fairy Godmother, a poor girl who dreams of finding true happiness, but who is mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, Minerva and Calliope, attends a special ball where the local Prince must choos
Simple Wish, A (1997) as Director Of Photography
A fairy godmother tries to grant a girl's only wish, for her father to be the lead in a broadway musical.
Big Green, The (1995) as Director Of Photography
In the heart of tiny Elma, Texas--a one-horse town, minus the horse--lies The Big Green. Once the site of local athletic triumphs, the field, like the town itself, has gone to seed. And with nothing to do and nowhere to do it, the handful of kids in Elma's two-room schoolhouse have just about given
A Streetcar Named Desire (1995)
Telefilm version of Tennessee Williams' play, "A Streetcar Named Desire." A fragile, vulnerable woman comes to live with her sister and brutish brother-in-law after losing the sisters' home in the South.
Bad Girls (1994) as Director Of Photography
In this western, four fallen women are branded as outlaws and on the run. Pursued by a posse, tracked by Pinkerton detectives, the four must ride together to stay alive. But when they're double crossed by a gang of ruthless desperados, the women decide it's time to stop running - and start fighting.
Don Juan de Marco (1994) as Director Of Photography
Days before his scheduled retirement, a clinical psychiatrist treats a young man who believes he is the legendary lover Don Juan. During the sessions that ensue, the doctor is forced to rethink his beliefs about life, love and passion, and whether or not Don Juan''s alive and well--and sitting in his office.
Safe Passage (1994) as Director Of Photography
Recently estranged from her husband, and mother of seven sons, Mag Singer stands poised to pursue a whole new way of life. But when one of her children is involved in an explosion while on duty in the Middle East, Mag must rexamine everything she cherishes.
Gypsy (1993)
Television adaptation of the Broadway musical about the legendary striptease queen Gypsy Rose Lee and her relationship with her mother.
Made In America (1993) as Director Of Photography
A light-skinned 17 year-old girl, conceived by artificial insemination and believing that her father is dead, discovers that he is alive, white, and the obnoxious local cable tv car salesman. She, her African-American bookstore-owner mother, and her newly found father must deal with what this revelation means for them.
Leaving Normal (1992) as Director Of Photography
A female buddy film about two women looking for something better in their lives who travel together from Normal, Wyoming to Alaska.
Love Field (1992) as Director Of Photography
Set in 1963, a Southern white woman en route to John F Kennedy's funeral in Washington, DC meets and eventually falls in love with a Northern black man who's on the lam after abducting his young daughter from an abusive situation.
One Good Cop (1991) as Director Of Photography
The story of a Manhattan detective who takes charge of his partner's children, when his longtime friend and partner is killed in the line of duty.
Long Way Home, The (1989) as Cinematographer
Boris Grebenshikov, the Soviet underground rock star, records a new album in London with celebrated musicians.
Cousins (1989) as Director Of Photography
Romantic comedy where the lives of two families become sexually intertwined and complicated.
Uncle Buck (1989) as Director Of Photography
A ne''''er-do-well bachelor tries to bond with his nieces and nephew when he''''s forced to baby-sit.
Accused, The (1988) as Director Of Photography
A District Attorney represents a woman who was brutally gang raped in a bar while male patrons watched and encouraged the rapists.
Distant Thunder (1988) as Director Of Photography
A Vietnam vet living like a hermit in the woods is lured back to civilization through a special friendship.
Big Town, The (1987) as Director Of Photography
A hot young gambler gets caught between a mob boss and his moll.
Critical Condition (1987) as Director Of Photography
Kevin Lenahan is a con man who was framed for jewel smuggling. Kevin tries to get out of going to prison by pleading insanity. While he is at the hospital to be evaluated, he is mistaken for surgeon Dr. Edward Slattery. He seizes the opportunity to escape his sentence by continuing to pass as the doctor, but when a major storm hits, his practice becomes a very busy one.
Violets Are Blue (1986) as Director Of Photography
Whoopee Boys, The (1986) as Director Of Photography
Bring on the Night (1985) as Director Of Photography
Firstborn (1984) as Director Of Photography
Because he is the oldest, Brian has been the man of the house since his parents' divorce. When Mom starts seeing Sam, who is always trying some new get-rich-quick scheme and declares that he is now man of the house, Brian puts up with it until he discovers Sam's illegal activities.
Gorky Park (1983) as Director Of Photography
Little Sex, A (1981) as Director Of Photography
A ladies man (Matheson) marries his long-time girlfriend (Capshaw) in hopes of it curing him from his womanizing habit, it doesn''t.
Raggedy Man (1981) as Director Of Photography
Nita, a divorced mother of two boys, is stuck working as a telephone operator in a small Texas town in World War II. Her friendship with a sailor, who is 'on leave', causes judgemental tongues to wag in town.
Dressed To Kill (1980) as Director Of Photography
After wife and mother Kate Miller discusses her sexual frustrations with her psychiatrist, she goes to meet her husband at a museum. At the museum, she meets a strange man who she follows to a cab and then has sex with him at his apartment. After the affair, Kate is brutally murdered in the elevato
Coal Miner's Daughter (1980) as Director Of Photography
Musical autobiography of Loretta Lynn, who fought poverty and pills to become a country western star.
Rich Kids (1979) as Director Of Photography
12-year-old Trini Alvarado is going through a tough time because her parents are divorcing. But she is encouraged when she becomes friends with Jeremy Levy whose parents divorced years ago. Jeremy tells Trini that there are some advantages of being a child of divorce and makes such a convincing argument that he almost begins to believe it himself.
Slow Dancing In The Big City (1978) as Director Of Photography
Ballerina Sarah Gantz moves into a New York apartment after breaking up with her boyfriend and her new neighbor, newspaper columnist Lou Friedlander, is instantly attracted to her. When Sarah learns that she is terminally ill, she goes against her doctor''s advice to stop dancing and continues with her career. Lou starts writing an article about her struggle, and as he is working on it, he and Sarah fall in love.
Somebody Killed Her Husband (1978) as Director Of Photography
A department store clerk who aspires to be a children's book author is having an affair with a young woman who shops at his store. When the couple learn that her husband, two of her neighbors, and a man posing as a detective have all been murdered, the two of them decide to solve the case.
Saturday Night Fever (1977) as Director Of Photography
A Brooklyn roughneck's love for disco dancing makes him realize that he wants more out of life.
Hearts and Minds (1975) as Camera Operator 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)
Filmmakers capture conflicting attitudes toward the Vietnam War.
S.O.S. (1975) as Director Of Photography
Foreplay (1974) as Director Of Photography
In this film made up of three stories, each revolves around some kind of sexual theme: In the first, a man buys an animate sex doll and has many problems getting it into his bed. In the second, a man cures his writer's block by undressing various women. And in the last story, the daughter of the Pre
Saturday Night at the Baths (1974) as Director Of Photography
A macho, heterosexual piano player from Montana moves to New York and gets a job playing at the famously gay Continental Baths. After examining his attitudes about homosexuality he becomes more secure about his own sexuality and more open-minded about the gay lifestyle.
There Is No 13 (1974) as Director Of Photography
A young soldier in Vietnam spends much of his time recalling his life and the twelve love affairs he has had. But his story ends before he is able to have a thirteenth one.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

I'm Not Rappaport (1996) as Additional Photography
This inspirational celebration of the lunacy and levity of life follows two of the most captivating characters you've ever met, who comically and heroically tilt at the injustices around them. Nat and Midge meet regularly in Central Park, but at first glance you might not know why. Nat is a feisty,
Moment By Moment (1978) as Technical Advisor
One year after "Saturday Night Fever," John Travolta starred in this love story between a young drifter and an older woman - Lily Tomlin. The characters are savagely portrayed, and the story is set against a backdrop of shrink-riddled, over-privileged Marin County society.

Cinematography (TV Mini-Series)

Hunt For the Unicorn Killer, The (1999)
Miniseries about a father's fight for justice when his daughter, Holly Maddux, is murdered by her boyfriend, Ira Einhorn, a famous activist and founder of Earth Day, in 1977. Prior to his trial (he claimed that the CIA had framed him), Einhorn fled the country in 1981 after posting bail. A Pennsylva

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