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Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff

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Certificate: PG
Running Time: 88
Retail Price: £15.99
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Content Type: Movie

Cameraman illuminates a unique figure in British and international cinema, Jack Cardiff, a man whose life and career are inextricably interwoven with the history of cinema, spanning nine decades of moving pictures. In this unique insight into Jack's life and work, the master himself explains how he helped elevate cinematography to an art form and made history with his groundbreaking vision and technical wizardry in A Matter Of Life And Death, The Red Shoes, The African Queen, The Vikings and many others. Amongst many fascinating revelations and anecdotes in the film, Jack relates what it was like to work with Hollywood's greatest icons. Featuring unique interviews with the world's greatest actors, directors and technicians, Cameraman explores Jack's life and work in compelling detail, scope and intimacy. The film is not only a unique and valuable testimony to British and international cinema history; it's a humorous and informative one too — an amazing story about an exceptional life.

Special Features:
• Interview with Craig McCall by Ian Christie
• Jack's Actress Portraits
• Jack's Behind-The-Scenes Movies
• In Cinematographer and Director Relationship
• Working with Three Strip Technicolor
• Theatrical Trailer
• Two photo galleries

Video Tracks:
Anamorphic Widescreen 1.78:1

Audio Tracks:
Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo English
Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround English

Directed By:
Craig McCall

Jack Cardiff
Martin Scorsese
Kirk Douglas
Lauren Bacall
Charlton Heston
Kim Hunter
John Mills
Alan Parker
Thelma Schoonmaker
Freddie Francis
Raffaella de Laurentiis
Richard Fleischer
Peter Yates
Kathleen Byron
Christopher Challis
Kevin McClory
Ian Christie
Moira Shearer
Peter Handford
George E. Turner
Michael Ciment
Michael Powell

Soundtrack By:
Mark Sayer-Wade

Director of Photography:
Steven Chivers
Ricardo Coll
Simon Fanthorpe
Nicholas Hoffman
Jonathan Rho
Ian Salvage
John Walker
James Welland
Bob Williams

Dan Roberts

Craig McCall

Executive Producer:
Mason Cardiff
Lenny Crooks
Chris Roff
Julie Williams

Optimum Home Entertainment

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