Sacha Vierny was born on August 10, 1919 in Bois-le-Roi, Seine-et-Marne, France. He was a cinematographer and assistant director, known for The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989), The Pillow Book (1996) and Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959). He died on May 15, 2001 in Vannes, Morbihan, France. See full bio »

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(age 81) in Vannes, Morbihan, France

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Known For

The Pillow Book Cinematographer
(1996)
Hiroshima Mon Amour Cinematographer
(1959)
Belle de Jour Cinematographer
(1967)

Filmography

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 2000 The Man Who Cried (director of photography)
 1999 8 ½ Women
 1995 Autoreverse (Short)
 1992 L'autre Célia (Short)
 1992 Rosa (Short)
 1991 A Walk Through Prospero's Library (TV Movie documentary)
 1991 M is for Man, Music, Mozart (TV Movie)
 1990 Final (Documentary short)
 1989 The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (director of photography)
 1988 Fear of Drowning (Short)
 1984 Clash
 1981 Beau-père
 1980 Le fils puni
 1980 The Lost Way
 1977 Le conseiller Crespel (Short)
 1974 Stavisky
 1973 The Burned Barns (director of photography)
 1972 The Monk (director of photography)
 1972 Le fusil à lunette (Short)
 1971 Bof!
 1970 On n'échappe jamais (Short)
 1969 The Hand
 1968 The Tattoo
 1968 Dear Caroline
 1967 Belle de Jour (director of photography)
 1967 La bien-aimée (TV Movie)
 1967 The Music
 1964 Mayeux le bossu (Documentary short)
 1964 Un coin sans importance (Short)
 1964 Sans merveille (TV Movie)
 1963 Muriel
 1962 Diamètres (Documentary short)
 1961 Bébé prend le départ (Short)
 1961 Neuf mois en quelques minutes (Documentary short)
 1960 Une question d'assurance (Short)
 1960 Paris la belle (Short documentary)
 1960 Le bel âge
 1959 Hiroshima Mon Amour (France)
 1958 Elèves-maîtres (Documentary short)
 1958 Le chant du Styrène (Documentary short)
 1958 Letter from Siberia (Documentary)
 1958 Diary of a Pregnant Woman (Short)
 1956 Tu enfanteras sans douleur (Documentary short)
 1956 Un mauvais rêve: cancer (Documentary short)
 1956 Night and Fog (Documentary short)
 1955 Le Devoir de Zouzou (Short)
 1954 Bonnes vacances (Documentary short)
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Trivia:

French cinematographer, the son of Russian immigrants. Trained under Louis Daquin, he was usually associated with the films of Alain Resnais and Peter Greenaway.

Trademark:

Frequently works with director Peter Greenaway.

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Leo

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