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War Photographer (2001)

| Documentary, War | 2001 (USA)
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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A must see for all photography enthusiasts out there
1 May 2006 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

I believe this movie to be one of the most inspirational movies i have ever seen... Every time i watch it i have this urge to take my film, load it into my camera and just go out and live what photography is all about... It evokes in me that exact spirit that made me take up this profession and i love it for that.

It's a great movie in that it shocks you. It lets you know what the world is like and it also lets you know what a photographer's job really means. All about that hassle, that peril and the drive it takes to pull through.

It's a movie about all that is wrong in the world but not in a tree-hugging, stupid environmentalist way but in a way we can all relate to...

If you want to see what it takes to be a photographer expect all that and more, because no one can make it in this business unless you're really good...


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