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Born: May 24, 1949 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Devon, England, GB Profession: Cinematography ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Cinematographer Style (2006)
Celebrates the art of motion picture photography, and examines how and why movies look the way they do. With interviews of 110 leading cinematographers around the world, director and cinematographer Jon Fauer explores how his colleagues use technique and technology, art and lighting to tell stories
2.
In Search of Kundun with Martin Scorsese (1998)
A documentary about Martin Scorsese's "Kundun" (USA/1997) and his encounters with the Dalai Lama and the Tibetian people through the course of making that film. While he recreates the vanishing Tibetan culture, he expresses his hopes for a more humanistic future.

Cinematography (feature film)

3.
Hail Caesar (2016)
Eddie Mannix works as a "fixer" in 1950s Hollywood, cleaning up messes and protecting the reputations of the studio's stars.
4.
Sicario (2015)
A female police officer accompanies two rangers across the Mexican border in order to capture a drug lord.
5.
Sicario (2015)
A female police officer accompanies two rangers across the Mexican border in order to capture a drug lord.
6.
Prisoners (2013)
Keller Dover is facing every parent's worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter Anna and her young friend Joy are missing, and as minutes turn to hours, panic sets in. The only lead is a dilapidated RV that had earlier been parked on their street. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki arrests
7.
Skyfall (2012)
When James Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong, and several undercover agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked, forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Mallory, the new Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committe
8.
Rango (2011)
Rango is a sheltered chameleon living as an ordinary family pet, while facing a major identity crisis. After all, how high can you aim when your whole purpose in life is to blend in? When Rango accidentally winds up in the gritty, gun-slinging town of Dirt - a lawless outpost populated by the desert
9.
In Time (2011)
In the near future, people are immortal because the aging gene has been deactivated. To avoid overpopulation, time has become the currency. The rich can live forever, and the rest have to negotiate for their immortality. When a young man comes into a fortune of time, he ends up on the run from a
10.
Company Men, The (2010)
Bobby Walker is living the American dream: great job, beautiful family, shiny Porsche in the garage. When corporate downsizing leaves him and co-workers Phil Woodward and Gene McClary jobless, the three men are forced to re-define their lives as men, husbands, and fathers. Bobby soon finds himself e
11.
True Grit (2010)
14-year-old Mattie Ross's father has been shot in cold blood by the coward Tom Chaney and the girl is determined to bring him to justice. Mattie seeks out the trigger-happy, drunken U.S. Marshal, Rooster Cogburn, and overcoming his objections, sets out with him to hunt Chaney down. Her desire to ave
12.
Serious Man, A (2009)
The story of an ordinary man's search for clarity in a universe where Jefferson Airplane is on the radio and F-Troop is on TV. It is 1967, and Larry Gopnik, a physics professor at a quiet Midwestern university, has just been informed by his wife Judith that she is leaving him. She has fallen in love
13.
Doubt (2008)
A nun begins to suspect the priest in charge of her school has molested one of the students.
14.
Reader, The (2008)
When he falls ill on his way home from school, 15 year-old Michael Berg is rescued by Hanna, a woman twice his age. The two begin an unexpected and passionate affair only for Hanna to suddenly and inexplicably disappear. Eight years later, Michael, now a young law student observing Nazi war trials,
15.
Doubt (2008)
A nun begins to suspect the priest in charge of her school has molested one of the students.
16.
Revolutionary Road (2008)
Frank and April, a married couple in the 1950s, have always seen themselves as special, different, ready and willing to live their lives based on higher ideals. So, as soon as they move into their new house on Revolutionary Road, they proudly declare their independence from the suburban inertia tha
17.
Reader, The (2008)
When he falls ill on his way home from school, 15 year-old Michael Berg is rescued by Hanna, a woman twice his age. The two begin an unexpected and passionate affair only for Hanna to suddenly and inexplicably disappear. Eight years later, Michael, now a young law student observing Nazi war trials,
18.
Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, The (2007)
An action western surrounding the private life and public exploits of America's most notorious outlaw, Jesse James. As the charismatic and unpredictable outlaw plans his next great robbery, he wages war on his enemies, who are trying to collect the reward money--and the glory--that is riding on his
19.
No Country for Old Men (2007)
A poacher has to elude the Texas Rangers and the mob after stealing drug money.
20.
Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, The (2007)
An action western surrounding the private life and public exploits of America's most notorious outlaw, Jesse James. As the charismatic and unpredictable outlaw plans his next great robbery, he wages war on his enemies, who are trying to collect the reward money--and the glory--that is riding on his
21.
No Country for Old Men (2007)
A poacher has to elude the Texas Rangers and the mob after stealing drug money.
22.
In the Valley of Elah (2007)
On his first weekend back after serving in Iraq, Mike Deerfield goes missing and is reported AWOL. When Hank Deerfield, a former military MP and his wife Joan get the phone call with the disturbing news, Hank sets out to search for their son. Emily Sanders, a police detective in the jurisdiction w
23.
Jarhead (2005) as Director Of Photography
Set during the Gulf War, the episodic tale follows Anthony Swofford (a.k.a. "Swoff"), a third-generation enlistee, from his sobering stint in boot camp to active duty, where he's sporting a sniper's rifle and a hundred-pound ruck sack on his back, while moving through Middle East deserts with no cov
24.
Village, The (2004) as Director Of Photography
At first glance this late nineteenth century village seems picture perfect. However, this close-knit community lives with the frightening knowledge that a race of creatures resides in the woods around them. The villagers share the fear of the evil and foreboding force that lurks outside. So frightening that one dare not venture beyond "The Village" and into the woods. Despite the advice of his elders, a curious and determined Lucius Hunt has a burning desire to step beyond the boundaries of the town into the unknown. Town leader, Edward Walker warns Lucius of the danger amongst the town''s outskirts, and Lucius'' mother, Alice Hunt advises him to stay at home and spare himself of the greed and desires that exist in the outside world. Lucius'' strength is matched only by Ivy Walker, a beautiful and mesmerizing blind woman with an unusual wisdom beyond her years. Her fearless nature and gift-like perception are beyond anything Lucius has ever known. Both Lucius and the mischievous Noah Percy admire Ivy passionately, though her heart only has room for one of them. Her devotion eventually leads her down a forbidden path where terrifying truths are revealed. The ominous presence of the unknown boils over into chaos for the town, with one''s bravery being the only thing that can save them. The truce between "The Village" and the creatures is ending.
25.
Ladykillers, The (2004) as Director Of Photography
Goldthwait Higginson Dorr III is a charlatan professor who has assembled a gang of experts for the heist of the century. The thieves are experts in explosions, tunneling and muscle. The professor is their critical inside man. The base of operations is the root cellar of an unsuspecting, church-going
26.
Levity (2003)
Manuel Jordan is about to leave the prison that has been his home for the last 22 years. He is clearly a changed man, but his time behind bars hasn't calmed his restless soul. Drawn to the neighborhood where he committed the crime that haunts him, he finds a place in a community center where he can
27.
Intolerable Cruelty (2003) as Director Of Photography
Miles Massey, a prominent Los Angeles divorce attorney has everything--and in some cases, two of everything. Despite his impressive client list, a formidable win record, the respect of his peers and an ironclad contract (the "Massey pre-nup") named after him, he's reached a crossroads in his life. S
28.
House of Sand and Fog (2003) as Director Of Photography
Massoud Amir Behrani is living a lie to fulfill a dream. Once a member of the Shah of Iran''s elite inner circle, he has brought his family to America to build a new life. Despite a pretense of continued affluence, he is barely making ends meet until he sees his opportunity in the auction of a house being sold for back taxes. It is a terrible mistake. Through a bureaucratic snafu, the house had been improperly seized from its rightful owner, Kathy Nicolo, a self-destructive alcoholic. The loss of her home tears away Kathy''s last hope of a stable life--a life that had been nearly destroyed by addiction--and Kathy decides to fight to recover her home at any cost. Her struggle is joined by deputy sheriff Lester Burdon, who tries to take the law into his own hands to help Kathy. Ultimately the tale, itself, explores what happens when the American Dream goes terribly awry.
29.
Levity (2003) as Director Of Photography
Manuel Jordan is about to leave the prison that has been his home for the last 22 years. He is clearly a changed man, but his time behind bars hasn't calmed his restless soul. Drawn to the neighborhood where he committed the crime that haunts him, he finds a place in a community center where he can
30.
A Beautiful Mind (2001) as Director of Photography
A mathematics genius fights schizophrenia.
31.
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001) as Director of Photography
In the summer of 1949, a tale of passion, crime and punishment unfolds. Ed Crane is a barber in a small northern California town. Ed is dissatisfied with his life, but his wife Doris' infidelity presents Ed with an opportunity for blackmail that he thinks will help him to change it. However, Ed's sc
32.
Dinner With Friends (2001) as Director Of Photography
Adaptation of Donald Margulies' play. Gabe and Karen, the perfect couple, are shocked when best friends Beth and Tom announce they are divorcing, forcing them to examine their own seemingly happy relationship as well as their friendship with Beth and Tim.
33.
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) as Director Of Photography
A convict escapes a chain gang to stop his wife from remarrying.
34.
Hurricane, The (1999) as Director Of Photography
Story about 1960s world middleweight boxing champion Rubin "Hurricane" Carter--a man whose dreams of winning the middleweight boxing title were destroyed when he was arrested along with another man for the murders of three white men in a New Jersey bar. Wrongfully accused, Carter and John Artis wer
35.
Anywhere But Here (1999) as Director Of Photography
It is mid-summer 1995 as a 1978 Mercedes zooms down the highway, heading west. Inside sit 14-year-old Ann August and her mother Adele. Against her will, Ann is being moved to Beverly Hills where Adele, stifled by small-town life in Bay City, Wisconsin hopes to make her colorful dreams come true. Ann
36.
Siege, The (1998) as Director Of Photography
A special agent of the FBI, a case officer of the CIA, and a general in the U.S. Army have all taken the same oath--"to support and defend the Constitution." But when a bus blows up in Brooklyn and campaign of terror begins to make its bloody mark on the streets of New York City, the men and women w
37.
Big Lebowski, The (1998) as Director Of Photography
A laid-back Los Angeles bowler named Jeff Lebowski, nicknamed "The Dude", is beaten up by thugs who let him know that his wife owes money to Jackie Treehorn. One problem remains; The Dude has never been married and has never heard of Jackie Treehorn. Realizing the situation is a case of mistaken ide
38.
Kundun (1997) as Director Of Photography
The Dalai Lama fights Chinese oppression while trying to lead his flock.
39.
Fargo (1996) as Director Of Photography
Jerry Lundegaard is a car salesman in Minneapolis who has gotten himself into debt and is so desperate for money that he hires two thugs to kidnap his own wife. Jerry will collect the ransom from her wealthy father, paying the thugs a small portion and keeping the rest to satisfy his debts. The scheme collapses when the thugs shoot a state trooper and two innocent bystanders in rural Minnesota, drawing local Police Chief Marge Gunderson into her first homicide investigation. At first unaware that the homicides are connected to a Minneapolis kidnapping, Chief Gunderson draws closer to Jerry Lundegaard as his situation further unravels.
40.
Courage Under Fire (1996) as Director Of Photography
While serving in the Persian Gulf at Al Bathra, Lt. Colonel Nathanial Serling gives the order to fire at what he believes is an enemy T-54 tank and is horrified to learn that he's destroyed one of his own tanks, killing several of Serling's own men. As the military conducts a hushed investigation in
41.
Dead Man Walking (1995) as Director Of Photography
Honoring the request of a lonely and desperate man, Sister Helen Prejean writes to Matthew Poncelet, the condemned killer of two teenage lovers, and is wholly unprepared for the relationship which will follow. When the date is set for Matthew's execution, he asks Sister Helen to be his spiritual adv
42.
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) as Director Of Photography
A corrupt executive tries to control his company by appointing a small-town boob to replace the president.
43.
Shawshank Redemption, The (1994) as Director Of Photography
A man discovers himself after he is sentenced to life in prison.
44.
Secret Garden, The (1993) as Director Of Photography
The story is based on Burnett''s 1911 novel, about an orphaned girl who discovers a secret garden in her uncle''s home, into which she is adopted. The girl, Mary Lennox, learns about life with the help of her young cousin, a boy who has been hidden away.
45.
Passion Fish (1992) as Director Of Photography
After becoming a paraplegic in an accident, a soap opera star returns to her home in Louisiana. The story focuses on the relationship between the actress and her nurse.
46.
Thunderheart (1992) as Director Of Photography
An FBI man gets back in touch with his Native roots investigating a murder on a reservation.
47.
Barton Fink (1991) as Director Of Photography
Set in 1941, the story focuses on a New York playwright who moves to a seedy L.A. hotel and suffers from writers' block after being recruited to write a wrestling movie for Wallace Beery.
48.
Homicide (1991) as Director Of Photography
A disillusioned detective learns about his ethnic and spiritual roots during an investigation of the murder of an elderly Jewish woman.
49.
Mountains of the Moon (1990) as Camera Operator
Two noted British explorers become rivals in the quest to find the source of the Nile.
50.
Long Walk Home, The (1990) as Director Of Photography
During the 1955 bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama, the lives of an upper middle-class white woman and her black maid become intertwined.
51.
Mountains of the Moon (1990) as Director Of Photography
Two noted British explorers become rivals in the quest to find the source of the Nile.
52.
Air America (1990) as Director Of Photography
The story of two American pilots who fly for the CIA''s covert airline during the last days of the Vietnam war.
53.
Stormy Monday (1988) as Director Of Photography
A young Irishman and a sophisticated American woman become romantically involved, and get caught between two powerful business adversaries.
54.
Pascali's Island (1988) as Director Of Photography
A thriller set on a Greek island under Turkish occupation during the fall of the Ottoman Empire.
55.
White Mischief (1988) as Director Of Photography
56.
Kitchen Toto, The (1987) as Director Of Photography
Political and racial tensions in 1950's Kenya, as seen through the eyes of a young boy.
57.
Shadey (1987) as Director Of Photography
58.
Personal Services (1987) as Director Of Photography
59.
Sid And Nancy (1986) as Director Of Photography
The sad, sordid story of Sid Vicious, a member of the seminal British punk group The Sex Pistols, and his doomed relationship with his American girlfriend, Nancy Spungen.
60.
Defence of the Realm (1986) as Director Of Photography
61.
Return to Waterloo (1985) as Director Of Photography
62.
1984 (1984) as Director Of Photography
This is the well-known story of Winston Smith, a citizen of Oceania whose job it is to rewrite history for Big Brother, the autocratic symbol of a repressive regime that has forbidden such things as freedom of thought and expression--including sex. Winston becomes involved in an illict love affair with Julia, a young woman who works in the Ministry of Truth. Unfortunately for Winston, a high-ranking member of the government, O''Brien, who has looked upon him as a protege, discovers the rebellion.
63.
Innocent, The (1984) as Director Of Photography
64.
Another Time, Another Place (1983) as Director Of Photography
Drama about Italian prisoners of war in Scotland.
65.
Alan Bush a Life (1983) as Director Of Photography
66.
Animals Film, The (1981) as Cinematographer
67.
Van Morrison in Ireland (1981) as Cinematographer
68.
Memoirs of a Survivor (1981) as Director Of Photography 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)
D is a woman living in a city that's at the point of collapse after a catastrophic nuclear war. The streets are dangerous and filled with violent gangs of survivors. With the help of her friend Emily, D tries to survive, and in order to cope, she escapes into a fantasy world in which she lives in ge
69.
Blue Suede Shoes (1979) as Director Of Photography
70.
Cruel Passion (1977) as Director Of Photography
71.
Before Hindsight (1977) as Director Of Photography
72.
Welcome to Britain (1976) as Director Of Photography
73.
Empty Hand (1976) as Director Of Photography

Misc. Crew (feature film)

75.
Croods, The (2013)
A prehistoric family embarks on the journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a spectacular landscape, the family discovers an incredible new world filled with fantastic creatures, forever changing their perspective.
76.
Rise of the Guardians (2012)
What if there were more to the histories of Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy and the Sandman than anyone ever believed? What if the benevolent givers of gifts, eggs, money and dreams were much more than they seemed? They are! Immortal, strong and swift, these childhood legends have bee
77.
How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Hiccup is a Viking teenager who doesn't fit in with his tribe's longstanding tradition of heroic dragon slayers. His world is turned upside down when he encounters a dragon that challenges him and his fellow Vikings to see the world from an entirely different point of view.
78.
WALL-E (2008)
After hundreds of lonely years of doing what he was built for, Wall-E (short for Waste Allocation Load Lifter Earth-Class) discovers a new purpose in life (besides collecting knick-knacks) when he meets a sleek search robot named Eve. Eve comes to realize that Wall-E has inadvertently stumbled upon

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