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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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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Chief International Correspondent CNN
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Editor in Chief GEO SAISON Magazine
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Documentary about war photographer James Nachtwey, considered by many the greatest war photographer ever.

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James Nachtwey: While I was doing this reportage, I discovered a man who had one arm and one leg. He'd been run over by a train seven years ago on a drunken night and somehow managed to survive. He was living with his wife and four children in the gravel between railway tracks. I could see that he was very loving towards his children; that they also loved him in return. That he was trying his best to keep his family together. And spent quite a bit of time documenting the life of this family.
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Composed by David Darling
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Outstanding insight on journalism, mass media, and Western Society
14 December 2003 | by (U.S.) – See all my reviews

This film manages to show us an extraordinary slice of life, and make a significant comment on western society at the same time. The directer

remains distant-letting Nachtway and others make the point. Ingenious use of multiple cameras as well as Nachtway's "still" black and white photos make this compelling to watch as well.

Regardless of location or assignment this should be a primer for all working journalists as well as all journalism students.


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