Category Archives: Movies about photographers

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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