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Jean Yves Escoffier

Jean Yves Escoffier


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Also Known As: Died: April 1, 2003
Born: July 12, 1950 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: France Profession: Cinematography ...


Cinematography (feature film)

Cinevardaphoto (2005) as Cinematographer ("Ulysses")
A collection of three cine-essays from photographer-turned-filmmaker Agnes Varda. "Ydessa, The Bears, and Etc" records an exhibit of hundreds of early 20th century photographs (mostly German and American), each of which features a teddy bear. The curator/collector/bear aficionado is Ydessa Hendeles,
The Human Stain (2003) as Director of Photography
Coleman Silk is a man who, throughout his life, has been a master of deception and self-reinvention. As a promising college student, Coleman's first love, Steena, is shattered by a secret. Years later, as an esteemed professor, his career is ruined by false accusations. Now as he embarks on a scanda
15 Minutes (2001) as Director Of Photography
Superstar NYC homicide detective Eddie Flemming enlists talented young arson investigator Jordy Warsaw to help him track down a pair of Eastern European killers, on a rampage through the city. Clever, unpredictable and ferocious, the immigrants quickly learn how to use the celebrity of their persuer
AGUJETAS, Cantaor (2000) as Cinematographer
A look at the career of Spanish/Romani flamenco singer Manuel AGUJETAS, whose intense, caterwauling vocal style is matched only by his outspoken offstage personality.
Nurse Betty (2000) as Director Of Photography
A young woman believes she is the ex-fiance of a character on her favorite soap opera.
Cradle Will Rock (1999) as Director Of Photography
The story of the staging of Marc Blitzstein's 1937 musical "The Cradle Will Rock", which the government placed an injunction against. The actors led the audience through New York to another venue and acted in the auditorium without props or costumes, just one action during the charged Depression-era
Rounders (1998) as Director Of Photography
Mike is a law student who has once been burned playing poker, and has turned his back on gambling in order to settle in with his girlfriend Jo, and his studies. When his former partner in crime Worm is released from prison, though, he is tempted back to the card tables and realises how much he enjoy
Good Will Hunting (1997) as Director Of Photography
A child abuse survivor reveals a surprising genius for mathematics.
Gummo (1997) as Director Of Photography
Some time after a devastating tornado has leveled their town, a group of eclectic, ennui-stricken teenagers in Xenia, Ohio pass their days by riding their bikes, playing practical jokes, sniffing glue and paying for sex with a friend's sister.
Excess Baggage (1997) as Director Of Photography
A woman plans her own kidnapping in order to get back at her father. When she gets locked in her own trunk in the process, she inadvertently starts up a relationship with a car thief. She is then tracked by a former Green Beret who is employed by her father.
Grace of My Heart (1996) as Director Of Photography
A look at a woman struggling to find her own voice in the male-dominated world of music follows the journey of singer/songwriter Denise Waverly through the corridors of the Brill Building during the doo-wop heyday of the late fifties and into Malibu's psychedelic surfer scene of the late sixties. Al
Crow: City of Angels, The (1996) as Director Of Photography
Against the macabre backdrop of the traditional Day of the Dead celebration, "The Crow: City of Angels" tells a new chapter in the gothic urban mythology of Love transcending Death. Creating an all-new incarnation of the brooding dark hero--a victim of urban violence returned to the living to exact personal justice--Vincent Perez portrays Ashe, the young man who returns from the night of his own horrific murder with the mysterious powers of the Crow. He returns to seek out and destroy the most savage criminals in a surrealistic city of preponderant evil. As he sets out on his fateful mission, Ashe becomes drawn to Sarah, someone with whom he seems to share psychic and emotional bonds. Mia Kirshner plays Sarah, the young woman who as a teenager first encountered the Crow and cannot escape this connection with her past. Legendary punk rocker Iggy Pop also stars as one of the cold-blooded killers responsible for Ashe''s brutal death.
Jack and Sarah (1996) as Director Of Photography
Jack is already juggling the demands of a high pressure job and a new house, with a baby on the way. Now Jack's capable and unflappable partner has gone and he must face bringing up his daughter alone. He fends off his well-meaning family's attempts to take over, resists advice to employ a "no-nonse
Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies, A (1995) as Cinematographer
Leading American filmmaker Martin Scorsese''s entry in the BFI''s "The Century of Cinema" series is three-part, 235-minute odyssey. Showing the same mastery of the documentary form as he has of fictional narratives, he chronicles his self-discovery as a filmmaker, using as touchstones both Hollywood masterworks and unsung B-movies. At the same time, he examines the central conflict in American cinema: the director''s need to reconcile his role as a team player with his own personal expression.
Witch Hunt (1994) as Director Of Photography
Set in 1950s Hollywood, where magic is legal and everyone uses it. A U.S. Senator, running for the Presidency on an anti-magic platform, plans to seal his bid for the White House by burning a witch at the stake. A detective, involved in a case about a murdered producer, tries to save the witch, who
Dream Lover (1993) as Director Of Photography
A successful architect meets the woman of his dreams and starts a relationship that will change his life.
Lovers on the Bridge, The (1991) as Director Of Photography
A streetwise boy and an upper-class, half-blind girl, now a street artist, play out their passionate romance on the Pont-Neuf in Paris. Alex is a fire-eater whose only friend is Hans, an older man who lives on the bridge. Then he meets Michele who has run away from her home and is only too willing t
Bad Blood (1987) as Director Of Photography
Alex is a small-time Paris hustler who is lured into a complicated heist engineered by Marc and Hans. In need of thousands to pay off a sinister American woman, they plan to steal a virus culture from a big chemical company. The virus works against a fast-spreading and often fatal disease, STB, whic
Jaune revolver (1987) as Director Of Photography
Trois hommes et un couffin (1986) as Director Of Photography
Life will never be the same again for womanizing roommates Pierre, Jacques and Michel when a basket bearing a small infant -- presumably the by-product of one of Jacque's passion plays -- suddenly arrives on their doorstep. Now, three men whose entire lives revolve around wine, women and late partie
Shoah (1985) as Camera Assistant
Documentary about the survivers of the Shoah (annihilation) of the Jews during World War II.
Boy Meets Girl (1984) as Director Of Photography
A young man, obsessed with romantic fulfillment, falls in love with a woman, but their attachment is doomed to fail.
Les Yeux des oiseaux (1983) as Cinematographer
Simone Barbes ou la Vertu (1980) as Director Of Photography
Pion, Le (1978) as Camera Operator
Les Heros n'ont pas froid aux oreilles (1978) as Camera Operator
Passe-Montagne (1978) as Camera Assistant

Music (feature film)

Cradle Will Rock (1999) as Song Translator ("Cobbler In Despair")
The story of the staging of Marc Blitzstein's 1937 musical "The Cradle Will Rock", which the government placed an injunction against. The actors led the audience through New York to another venue and acted in the auditorium without props or costumes, just one action during the charged Depression-era

Film Production - Main (feature film)

One Hour Photo (2002)
Sy Parrish is a lonely photo technician at the local SavMart one-hour photo counter who develops an unsettling obsession with long time customers the Yorkin family, with whom he invents a familial connection.

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