The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff
First screened in June 2012
Director: Craig McCall. Documentary about the legendary cinematographer and filmmaker Jack Cardiff. Interview subjects include Cardiff himself as well as Kirk Douglas, Martin Scorsese, Freddie Francis, Richard Fleischer, Lauren Bacall, Thelma Schoonmaker, Ian Christie, Alan Parker, Kim Hunter, Moira Shearer, Kathleen Byron, Charlton Heston, John Mills, Kevin McClory, George E. Turner, and Peter Yates.
Twitter Capsule: A charming, truly legendary subject compensates for ho-hum style, softball questions.

Photo © 2010 Modus Operandi Films/UK Film Council
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

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