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War Photographer (2001)

 -  Documentary | War  -  2001 (USA)
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Documentary about war photographer James Nachtwey, considered by many the greatest war photographer ever.

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Documentary about war photographer James Nachtwey, considered by many the greatest war photographer ever.

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James Nachtwey: I began to do documentary photographs of poverty which is very widespread in Indonesia. There's terrible poverty. These are people who have jobs, raise families, it's very much a worker's neighbourhood. And this is what they have found themselves in; the longer railway tracks. These are not drug addicts or drop-outs; they work. They're trying to raise their families. They came in from the countryside looking for a better life, and they simply can't afford normal housing. So they build shacks of...
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If your pictures aren't good enough, you're not close enough...
17 July 2002 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

Stunning, shocking and beautiful, a "Pflicht-Film" about war photography and it's leading lenser James Nachtwey.

Originally commissioned for Swiss television, this documentary by Christian Frei may be hard to track down, but it might be one of the most memorable films you will ever see. More user comments probably will say "this film is not for the squeamish," but what we see here is the real-life inferno of war and poverty. And if you have never been subject to war and poverty you HAVE to see (Nachtwey's) photography, which demonstrates what the human race is capable of and what it looks like...


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