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British DP Tony Richmond talks 'The Man Who Fell to Earth,' 'Don't Look Now' and more

British DP Tony Richmond talks 'The Man Who Fell to Earth,' 'Don't Look Now' and more

The American Cinematheque presents “Do Look Now: The Cinematography of Tony Richmond” a four-film retrospective at the Aero this weekend. Richmond, best known for his work with director Nicolas Roeg in the 1970s, continues to work in television and film, including the upcoming “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul.” 

Working his way up through the British film industry in the 1960s as a messenger, clapper and focus puller, Richmond eventually shot commercials for John Schlesinger, Tony Scott and others, before establishing himself as a director of photography in features. He won a BAFTA for Roeg’s 1973 film “Don’t Look Now,” starring Julie Christie and Donald...

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