Movies about photographers

Gentlemen’s Relish

Gentlemen’s Relish (2001) – Directed by Douglas Mackinnon with  Billy Connolly,  Sarah Lancashire,  Douglas Henshall In this hysterically high-spirited comedy set in early 20th-century London, frustrated artist Kingdom Swann, played by Billy Connolly,  accepts a life-changing gift of a camera. Starting a new career in photography, he expresses his artistic aptitude in more unrestrained portraits of nudes

PROOF

PROOF (1991)-Directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse with Hugo Weaving, Geneviève Picot, Russell Crowe Hugo Weaving’s character “Martin” is a man who has become very rude and cold to people as he has gotten older. The movie goer can see this in the way he treats his housekeeper Celia. He exploits Celia’s feelings for him because

CITY OF GOD

CIDADE DE DEUS (2002)-Directed by Fernando Meirelles  with Alexandre Rodrigues, Matheus Nachtergaele,Leandro Firmino Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer. The story tells the emotions, the lifestyles and the evolution of the two adults over 20 years

CLOSER

CLOSER (2004)-Directed by Mike Nichols with Julia Roberts, Jude Law,Natalie Portman,Clive Owen. Dan (Jude Law) is a writer in London who wants to finish a novel, but in the meantime supports himself by writing obituaries. One day he chances upon Alice (Natalie Portman), a beautiful young American expatriate, working as

PRETTY BABY

PRETTY BABY (1978)- Directed by Louis Malle with Brooke Shields, Keith Carradine and Susan Sarandon. This is a Louis Malle film set in a New Orleans bordello about Violet (a young Brooke Shields) who, at age twelve, is preparing to become a prostitute. Bellocq, an existing photographer (1873-1949) (played by

HARD CANDY

HARD CANDY (2005)- Directed by David Slade with Patrick Wilson and Ellen Page. A mature 14-year old girl meets a charming 32-year old photographer on the Internet. Suspecting that he is a pedophile, she goes to his home in an attempt to expose him. A fascinating story, intriguing dialoques, exciting

BLOW UP

BLOW UP (1966)- Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni with David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave and Jane Birkin. The film won the Palme d’Or at Cannes in 1967. In London, the 1960s: Thomas, a fashion photographer, after a photo essay on the homeless, spent a morning in a park and attracted by the

ONE HOUR PHOTO

ONE HOUR PHOTO (2002) – Directed by Mark Romanek with Robin Williams. An employee of a one-hour photo lab becomes obsessed with a young suburban family. Sy (Robin Williams) is used in a development lab photos from a mall. He used to scroll through photos of clients and families. His

REAR WINDOW

REAR WINDOW (1954) – Directed by Alfred Hitchcock with James Stewart and Grace Kelly. A photographer, played by James Stewart, breaks his leg and is bound to his wheelchair. He spends a lot of time looking out of his window, spying his neighbours in the opposite block of apartments. He becomes

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