STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 223 this week

Vittorio Storaro


Vittorio Storaro, the award-winning cinematographer who won Oscars for "Apocalypse Now (1979)", "Reds (1981)" and "The Last Emperor (1987)". He was born on June 24, 1940 in Rome, where his father was a projectionist at the Lux Film Studio. At the age of 11, he began studying photography at a technical school. He enrolled at C.I.A.C (Italian ... See full bio »

Bill Pullman on "The Sinner" and 'Independence Day' Secrets

Bill Pullman, aka President Whitmore from Independence Day, reveals what the movie studio wanted to call the film.

Learn more about Independence Day

Bill Pullman on His Tortured Role in "The Sinner"

"The Sinner" star talks us through his arc in the show's just-finished Season 2.

Watch our interview

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 45 people
created 25 Apr 2017
 
a list of 32 people
created 13 Nov 2016
 
a list of 33 people
created 1 month ago
 
a list of 38 people
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 27 people
created 30 Jun 2016
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Vittorio Storaro's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 3 Oscars. Another 46 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Apocalypse Now
Apocalypse Now Cinematographer
(1979)
The Last Emperor
The Last Emperor Cinematographer
(1987)
Dick Tracy
Dick Tracy Cinematographer
(1990)
Tango
Tango Cinematographer
(1998)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Cinematographer (83 credits)
 2017 Wonder Wheel (cinematography)
 2016 Café Society
 2010 Flamenco, Flamenco (Documentary)
 2010 Rigoletto a Mantova (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2007 Caravaggio (TV Movie)
 2005 All the Invisible Children (segment "Ciro")
 2004 L'Armata Russa in Vaticano (TV Movie)
 2001 You Can (Video short)
 2000 Le cose che hai amato di piu' (Video short)
 2000 Dune (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2000)
- Episode #1.2 (2000)
- Episode #1.1 (2000)
 2000 La traviata (TV Movie)
 2000 Mirka
 1998 Tango
 1998 Bulworth
 1996 Taxi
 1995 Flamenco (Documentary)
 1993 Little Buddha
 1992 Tosca: In the Settings and at the Times of Tosca (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1990 Dick Tracy
 1989 New York Stories (segment "Life without Zoe")
 1987 The Last Emperor (photography)
 1987 Ishtar
 1986 Peter the Great (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes)
- Part IV (1986)
- Episode #1.3 (1986)
- Pt II (1986)
- Episode #1.1 (1986)
 1985 Ladyhawke (photography)
 1981-1984 Wagner (TV Mini-Series) (10 episodes)
- Episode #1.9 (1984)
- Episode #1.8 (1984)
- Episode #1.7 (1984)
- Episode #1.6 (1984)
- Episode #1.10 (1983)
 1983 Le Ombre (TV Movie)
 1982 Arlecchino (Short)
 1981 Reds
 1980 On My Own (Short)
 1979 Luna
 1979 Apocalypse Now (photography)
 1979 Agatha
 1976 Submission
 1976 1900 (director of photography)
 1975 Le orme
 1974 Orlando furioso (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1974)
- Episode #1.4 (1974)
- Episode #1.3 (1974)
- Episode #1.2 (1974)
- Episode #1.1 (1974)
 1973 Grandi Naïf Jugoslavi (Short)
 1973 Malicious
 1972 Corpo d'amore
 1972 Last Tango in Paris (director of photography)
 1971 Giornata nera per l'ariete (director of photography)
 1971 Eneide (TV Series)
 1970 The Conformist (director of photography)
 1970 The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (director of photography)
 1969 Youth March
 1966 Il labirinto (Documentary short)
 1966 Rapporto segreto (Short)
 1966 Sirtaki (Short)
 1966 Sortilegio (Short)
 1966 L'urlo (Short)
 1963 Un delitto (Short)
 1961 Etruscologia (Short)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (11 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (8 credits)
Show Show Self (44 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Francis Ford Coppola proposed to me to do One from the Heart (1981) using electronic technology. I said, "Francis, let's use every electronic technology for pre-production and post-production, but keep the film to record the master of the film, because this is the best technology to screen the film all around the world." And he said, "Vittorio, I think you're right. But you will say, in the near ... See more »

Trivia:

Member of the 'Official Competition' jury at the 44th Cannes International Film Festival in 1991. See more »

Trademark:

Scenes are often illuminated with light from the side instead of overhead. For interiors the main source of light appeared to come through windows; for exteriors, the sun low in the sky.

Star Sign:

Cancer

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed