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2001 (USA) See more »
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Documentary about war photographer James Nachtwey, considered by many the greatest war photographer ever. | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 6 wins & 3 nominations See more »
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If your pictures aren't good enough, you're not close enough... See more (9 total) »

Cast

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James Nachtwey ... Photographer

Christiane Amanpour ... Chief International Correspondent CNN
Hans-Hermann Klare ... Foreign Editor STERN Magazine
Christiane Breustedt ... Editor in Chief GEO SAISON Magazine
Des Wright ... Cameraman REUTERS
Denis O'Neill ... Screenwriter / Jim's Best Friend

Directed by
Christian Frei 
 
Produced by
Christian Frei .... producer
Madeleine Hirsiger .... co-producer: Schweizer Fernsehen DRS
Paul Riniker .... co-producer: Schweizer Fernsehen DRS
Osnat Trabelsi .... line producer: Palestine
 
Original Music by
David Darling 
Eleni Karaindrou 
Arvo Pärt 
 
Cinematography by
Peter Indergand 
James Nachtwey 
 
Film Editing by
Christian Frei 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Barbara Miller .... assistant director (as Barbara Müller)
 
Sound Department
Florian Eidenbenz .... sound editor: Mangetix Strudios
Florian Eidenbenz .... sound mixer: Magnetix Studios
Ingrid Städeli .... sound: Hamburg
Martin Witz .... sound: New York
 
Visual Effects by
Patrick Lindenmaier .... microcam builder: Swiss Effects
Gerald Mücke .... microcam builder: Swiss Effects
Walter Naf .... microcam builder: Swiss Effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Larry Burrows .... additional still photographer: Vietnam
Patrick Chauvel .... video footage: South Africa, CNN
Christian Frei .... betacam cinematographer: Sulfur Mine
Don McCullin .... additional still photographer: Vietnam
James Nachtwey .... still photographer
Juda Ngwenya .... additional still photographer: South Africa
Hanna Abu Saada .... cinematographer: DV-camera, Palestine
David Turnley .... additional still photographer: South Africa
Huynh Cong 'Nick' Ut .... additional still photographer: Vietnam
 
Editorial Department
Jolanda Cerutti .... post-production coordinator
Christian Frei .... off-line editor
Daniel Gibel .... off-line editing supervisor
Ruth Kågi .... color grader
Ian Mathys .... on-line editor
Barbara Miller .... assistant editor (as Barbara Müller)
Barbara Miller .... off-line editor (as Barbara Müller)
Yvonne Steiner .... negative cutter
Eric Vander Borght .... off-line editing supervisor
 
Music Department
Manfred Eicher .... music consultant
Manfred Eicher .... music producer
 
Transportation Department
Ripto Mulyono .... driver: Jakarta
Surip Sumarsono .... driver: Jakarta
Heri Yanto .... driver: Jakarta
Dwi Abi Yantoro .... driver: Jakarta
 
Other crew
Christin Gerber .... web site designer
Claudia Gutknecht .... representative: digita;l dbetacam equipment, Schweizer AG
Mizair Kafexhiu .... translator: post-production, Kosovo
Thomas Krempke .... video-to-film transfer: swiss effects
Kurti Lan .... translator: post-production, Kosovo
Ferdi Limani .... translator: Kosovo
Paim Litschin .... porter: Sulfur Mine
Ueli Nüesch .... video-to-fiulm transfer: Swiss Effects
Gerry Pischel .... travel agent: Switzerland, Blue Moon Travel
Heinz Schutzbach .... researcher: Jakartta
Suriadi .... translator: Sulfur Mine
Roger Tanner .... travel agent: Switzerland, Blue Moon Travel
Jens Volkmann .... title designer
 
Thanks
Remo Bräuchi .... thanks
Francine Brücher .... thanks
René Burri .... thanks
Cornell Capa .... thanks: New York, International Center of Photography
David Frawley .... thanks: New York, Silver Works
Willia Hartshorn .... thanks: New York, International Center of Photography
William K. Hevener .... thanks: Jakarta
Marc McClish .... thanks: New York, Silver Works
Jim Megargee .... thanks: New York, MV Labs
Dieter Meyer .... thanks
Thomas Muscionico .... thanks
Maria Ressa .... thanks: Jakarta (as Maria A. Ressa)
Carol Spycher .... thanks
John Stanmeyer .... thanks: Jakarta
Michelle Stephenson .... thanks: New York, Time Magazine
Robert B. Stevens .... thanks: New York, Time Magazine
Sumarno .... special thanks: Jakarta
Hugo Würsch .... thanks
 

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96 min
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France:U | Germany:16 | Switzerland:12 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:12 (canton of Vaud) | Switzerland:16 (canton of the Grisons)
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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...See more »
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15 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
If your pictures aren't good enough, you're not close enough..., 17 July 2002
Author: Riedenschneider from Hamburg, Germany

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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