Bruno Nuytten


Director Of Photography

About

Birth Place
Paris, FR
Born
August 28, 1945

Biography

Award-winning cinematographer who apprenticed with two of the world's finest lighting cameramen, Ghislain Cloquet and Ricardo Aronovich, before making his mark shooting Bertrand Blier's bawdy comedy, "Going Places" (1974). Nuytten has since established himself as one of his country's leading directors of photography, winning Cesars for his work on Andre Techine's "Barocco" (1976) and Cla...

Family & Companions

Isabelle Adjani
Companion
Actor. No longer together.

Biography

Award-winning cinematographer who apprenticed with two of the world's finest lighting cameramen, Ghislain Cloquet and Ricardo Aronovich, before making his mark shooting Bertrand Blier's bawdy comedy, "Going Places" (1974). Nuytten has since established himself as one of his country's leading directors of photography, winning Cesars for his work on Andre Techine's "Barocco" (1976) and Claude Berri's "Tchao Pantin" (1984) and a British Academy Award for Berri's "Jean de Florette" (1986). Nuytten made an acclaimed directorial debut with "Camille Claudel" (1989), which earned five Cesars and an Oscar nomination as Best Foreign-Language Film. The feature turned on a passionate central performance by Isabelle Adjani, Nuytten's former companion and the mother of his son Barnabe.

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

Passionnement (2000)
Director
Albert Suffers (1992)
Director
Camille Claudel (1989)
Director

Cinematography (Feature Film)

Les Enfants (1991)
Cinematographer
Jean de Florette (1987)
Director Of Photography
Manon of the Spring (1987)
Director Of Photography
Double Messieurs (1986)
Cinematographer
D├ętective (1985)
Director Of Photography
La Pirate (1984)
Director Of Photography
Fort Saganne (1984)
Director Of Photography
Tchao Pantin (1983)
Director Of Photography
La Vie est un roman (1983)
Director Of Photography
Hotel des Ameriques (1982)
Director Of Photography
Invitation au Voyage (1982)
Director Of Photography
Possession (1981)
Director Of Photography
Garde a Vue (1981)
Director Of Photography
The Best Way (1980)
Director Of Photography
Brubaker (1980)
Director Of Photography
French Postcards (1979)
Director Of Photography
The Bronte Sisters (1978)
Director Of Photography
Zoo-Zero (1978)
Director Of Photography
La Tortue sur le dos (1978)
Director Of Photography
The Truck (1977)
Cinematographer
L' Exercice du Pouvoir (1977)
Director Of Photography
Mon coeur est rouge (1977)
Director Of Photography
Barocco (1976)
Director Of Photography
La Nuit tous les chats sont gris (1976)
Director Of Photography
L' Asassin Musicien (1975)
Director Of Photography
La Meilleure facon de marcher (1975)
Director Of Photography
India Song (1975)
Director Of Photography
Souvenirs d'en France (1975)
Director Of Photography
Going Places (1974)
Director Of Photography
Nathalie Granger (1972)
Assistant Camera Operator

Writer (Feature Film)

Passionnement (2000)
Screenwriter
Albert Suffers (1992)
Screenwriter
Camille Claudel (1989)
Adaptation
Camille Claudel (1989)
Screenwriter
Camille Claudel (1989)
Dialogue
Double Messieurs (1986)
Screenplay

Art Director (Feature Film)

Asientos (1995)
Art Director

Misc. Crew (Feature Film)

Manon of the Spring (1987)
Dp/Cinematographer

Life Events

1969

Shot underground film, "The Dog," (d. Leo Jaffe)

1974

First feature film as director of photography "Les Valseuses/Going Places"

1980

First US film as director of photography "Brubaker"

1986

First film as screenwriter (also director of photography) "Double Messieurs"

1988

First film as director (also screenwriter) "Camille Claudel"

Videos

Movie Clip

Brubaker (1980) -- (Movie Clip) Leave The Ears Following the final credit for director Stuart Rosenberg, Robert Redford, under the name Collins, at prison intake, meets Jon Van Ness as wise-guy Zaranska, Everett McGill as scary trusty Caldwell, Yaphet Kotto as Coombes, Val Avery running the barracks and David Keith on air guitar, early in Brubaker, 1980.
Brubaker (1980) -- (Movie Clip) R-E-S-P-E-C-T The big reveal, title character Robert Redford has been known as inmate Collins, announcing he’s the title character when death-row inmate Walter (Morgan Freeman in his first movie role!) grabs already banged-up prisoner Bullen (David Keith), Yaphet Kotto and Joe Spinell standing back, in Brubaker, 1980.
Brubaker (1980) -- (Movie Clip) Can You Hear Me Now? Title character Robert Redford is the new warden who, until now, had been under-cover as an inmate, speaking to his charges with his trusty staff (Matt Clark, Joe Spinell, Yaphet Kotto) in support, and receiving state officials, Jane Alexander as Lillian Gray, Murray Hamilton her boss Deach, in Brubaker, 1980.
Possession (1981) -- (Movie Clip) When Will You Know? Chilly West Berlin opening from director Andrzej Zulawski, introducing Sam Neill as Marc, Isabelle Adjani as wife Helen, Michael Hogben their son improbably called "Bob," in the melodrama-horror hybrid Possession, 1981.
Possession (1981) -- (Movie Clip) A Real Father In a placid West Berlin cafe, newly estranged Marc (Sam Neill) and Anna (Isabelle Adjani) discussing their son, then blowing up, another weird scene from director Andrzej Zulawski, in Possession, 1981.
Possession (1981) -- (Movie Clip) Think About Me Leaving a meeting in (desolate) West Berlin, Marc (Sam Neill) gazes across the wall, takes a tough phone call from estranged wife Anna (Isabelle Adjani), then discovers evidence of her affair, in director Andrzej Zulawski's Possession, 1981.
Possession (1981) -- (Movie Clip) It Doesn't Hurt Desperate Marc (Sam Neill) trying to interrogate straying wife Anna (Isabelle Adjani) who's fooling with kitchen tools, reminders that this is also a horror film, in director Andrzej Zulawski's Possession, 1981.

Family

Barnabe Nuytten
Son
Mother, Isabelle Adjani.

Companions

Isabelle Adjani
Companion
Actor. No longer together.

Bibliography