Miroslav Ondříček

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Birth Date:
04.11.1934
Death date:
29.03.2015
Extra names:
Miroslav Ondříček, Мирослав Ондржичек
Categories:
Photographer
Nationality:
 czech
Cemetery:
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Miroslav Ondříček (November 4, 1934 – March 28, 2015) was a Czech cinematographer who worked on over 40 films, including Amadeus, Ragtime and if.....

Miroslav Ondříček was born on November 4, 1934 in Prague, Czechoslovakia (now the Czech Republic). He studied filmmaking at the Barrandov Studio Training School and began making movies during the Czech New Wave. His first feature film work was on Miloš Forman's Talent Competition. He continued his long working relationship with Forman in the US on such films as Hair, Ragtime and Amadeus.

He is the father of the film director David Ondříček, and was a member of the board of the Film School in Pisek.

Ondříček died in Prague at the age of 80.

Selected filmography

  • Riding in Cars with Boys (2001)
  • The Preacher's Wife (1996) – director of photography
  • Let It Be Me (1995)
  • A League of Their Own (1992) – director of photography
  • Awakenings (1990)
  • Valmont (1989)
  • Funny Farm (1988)
  • Big Shots (1987)
  • Distant Harmony (1987)
  • F/X (1986)
  • Heaven Help Us (1985)
  • Amadeus (1984)
  • Silkwood (1983)
  • The World According to Garp (1982)
  • Ragtime (1980)
  • Dark Sun (1980)
  • Hair (1979)
  • The Divine Emma (1979)
  • Leave Me Alone (1978)
  • Jakub (1977)
  • O Lucky Man! (1973)
  • If.... (1968)

Awards

Academy Awards (Oscars)

  • Nominated – 1984 Best Achievement in Cinematography for Amadeus
  • Nominated – 1981 Best Achievement in Cinematography for Ragtime

BAFTA Film Awards

  • Won – 1984 Best Cinematography for Amadeus

 

Source: wikipedia.org

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