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Favorite Photography Films

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People who added this item 1022 Average listal rating (591 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.6

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni
Starring: David Hemmings, Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles and John Castle

A successful mod photographer in London whose world is bounded by fashion, pop music, marijuana and easy sex feels his life is boring and despairing. But in the course of a single day he accidentally captures on film the commission of a murder. The fact that he has photographed a murder does not occur to him until he studies and then blows up his negatives, uncovering details, blowing up smaller and smaller elements, and finally putting the puzzle together.
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[also known as 'Margaret Bourke-White']

Director: Lawrence Schiller
Starring: Farrah Fawcett, Frederic Forrest, David Huddleston, Jay Patterson, Mitch Ryan, Robert Stanton and Ken Marshall

Farrah Fawcett stars as the famed photojournalist, whose work for Life magazine from 1936 onward gained her worldwide celebrity. Showing Bourke-White at work in the most gruelling and perilous of situations and also her stormy relationship with her husband, novelist Erskine Caldwell.
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People who added this item 73 Average listal rating (32 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.5

Director: Jan Troell
Starring: Maria Heiskanen, Mikael Persbrandt, Jesper Christensen and Callin ร–hrvall

In a time of social change and unrest, war and poverty, a young Swedish working class woman, Maria, wins a camera in a lottery. The decision to keep it alters her whole life.
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People who added this item 133 Average listal rating (83 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.2

Director: Irvin Kershner
Starring: Faye Dunaway, Tommy Lee Jones, Brad Dourif, Raul Julia, Rene Auberjonois and Darlanne Fluegel

Suddenly fashion photographer Laura Mars can see through the eyes of a serial killer as he commits his crimes. She contacts the police and, with the aid of a police detective, tries to stop the killer. But first, they have to figure out who it is.
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People who added this item 57 Average listal rating (33 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.9

Directors: Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi
Starring: Emad Burnat, Soraya Burnat, Mohammed Burnat, Yasin Burnat, Taky-Adin Burnat, Gibreel Burnat, Muhammad Burnat and Bassem Abu-Rahma

A documentary co-directed by Palestinian Emad Burnat and Israeli Guy Davidi about a Palestinian farmer's chronicle of his non-violent resistance to the actions of the Israeli army.

When his fourth son, Gibreel, is born, Emad, a Palestinian villager, gets his first camera. In his village, Bil'in, a separation barrier is being built and the villagers start to resist this decision.

For more than five years, Emad films the struggle, which is lead by two of his best friends, alongside filming how Gibreel grows.

Very soon it affects his family and his own life. Daily arrests and night raids scare his family. Emad, his friends and his brothers are either shot or arrested. One camera after another is shot at or smashed, and each camera tells a part of his story.
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People who added this item 187 Average listal rating (95 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.6
High Art (1998)

Director: Lisa Cholodenko
Starring: Ally Sheedy, Radha Mitchell, Patricia Clarkson, Gabriel Mann, Tammy Grimes and Bill Sage

A young female intern at a small magazine company becomes involved with a drug-addicted lesbian photographer, both of whom seek to exploit each other for their respective careers, while slowly falling in love with each other.
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People who added this item 1520 Average listal rating (965 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.8

Director: Mark Romanek
Starring: Robin Williams, Connie Nielsen, Michael Vartan, Gary Cole and Dylan Smith

Sy Parrish leads a lonely life, operating a photo lab in a SavMart department store. He escapes his dreary reality through the photos of Nancy Yorkin and her family. His admiration of the Yorkins becomes an obsession.

Sy's judgment becomes impaired by his unhealthy interest, causing him to lose his job of 11 years. As his final day approaches, Sy develops photographs revealing an indiscretion on the part of Mr. Yorkin. The unstable Sy now develops a disturbing, calculated plan to instill family values to the Yorkin clan.
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Director: Nick Willing
Starring: Toby Stephens, Emily Woof, Ben Kingsley, Frances Barber, Philip Davis and Edward Hardwicke

Photographer Charles Castle is numbed with grief following the death of his beautiful bride. He goes off to war, working in the trenches as a photographer. Returning home after the end of the First World War and still in grief, Charles is given some photographs purporting to be of fairies. His search for the truth leads him to Burkinwell, a seemingly peaceful village seething with secrets where he becomes drawn into a web of passion, romance and violence.
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