Affonso Beato was born on July 13, 1941 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Affonso Henriques Ferreira Beato. He is a cinematographer and producer, known for All About My Mother (1999), The Queen (2006) and Orfeu (1999). See full bio »

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All About My Mother Cinematographer
The Queen Cinematographer
Orfeu Cinematographer
Ghost World Cinematographer


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  Big Family (TV Series) (10 episodes, 2011) (as consultant cinematographer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Os Despeitados (2011)
 2011 Roberto Carlos Especial (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Emoções em Jerusalém (2011) ... (director of photography)
 2011 Cinema Verite (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2009 G-R-I-N-D (Video short)
 2007 Love in the Time of Cholera (director of photography)
 2006 The Queen (director of photography)
 2005 Dark Water
 2004 Plainsong (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2003 The Fighting Temptations (director of photography)
 2003 View from the Top (director of photography)
 2003 Dot the I (director of photography)
 2001 Adriana Calcanhoto - Público (Video documentary)
 2001 Ghost World (director of photography)
 2000 Price of Glory (director of photography)
 1999 Orfeu
 1999 All About My Mother (director of photography)
 1998 Treason
 1997 Dead by Midnight (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1997 Live Flesh (director of photography)
 1997 The Informant
 1997 Pronto (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1994 Mil e Uma
 1994 Uncovered (director of photography)
 1993 Bossa Nova Music & Reminiscenses (Video documentary)
 1993 The Wrong Man
 1992 João & Antônio (TV Movie documentary)
 1992 Minuto da Bossa (TV Special)
 1991 Marisa Monte: Mais (Video)
 1991 Blood Ties (TV Movie)
 1989 Great Balls of Fire! (director of photography)
 1986 The Big Easy (director of photography)
 1985 Tropclip
 1981 Documenteur
 1979 Land of Indians (Documentary)
 1978 The Boss' Son (director of photography)
 1977 Destino manifiesto (Documentary)
 1977 The Girl with the Incredible Feeling (Documentary short)
 1977 Simplesmente Jenny (Documentary short)
 1974 A Hard Day for Archie (photographed by)
 1972 Herança do Nordeste (Documentary)
 1970 Pindorama
 1969 Antonio das Mortes (director of photography)
 1968 Brasília, Contradições de uma Cidade (Documentary short)
 1968 Brasil Verdade (Documentary) (segment "Memórias do Cangaço")
 1967 Face to Face
 1966 Heitor dos Prazeres (Documentary short)
 1966 Les carnets Brésiliens (TV Movie documentary)
 1966 Lima Barreto - Trajetória (Documentary short)
 1965 Memória do Cangaço (Documentary short)
 1965 O Circo (Documentary short) (as Affonso Henrique Beato)
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