Philippe Rousselot (Director of Photography) won an Academy Award® in 1993 for his cinematography on Robert Redford’s A River Runs Through It. He had previously been Oscar®-nominated for his work on Philip Kaufman’s Henry & June and John Boorman’s Hope and Glory, also receiving a BAFTA Award nomination for the latter. In his native France, Rousselot won a César Award for the films Queen Margot (La Reine Margot) and Diva. He also won a BAFTA Award for his work on Neil Jordan’s Interview with the Vampire, one of four collaborations with the director, also including The Brave One, The Miracle and We’re No Angels. Rousselot’s international honors for cinematography also include César and BAFTA Award nominations for Jean-Jacques Annaud’s The Bear; BAFTA Award nominations for Stephen Frears’ Dangerous Liaisons and Boorman’s The Emerald Forest; and César Award nods for Bertrand Blier’s Too Beautiful for You, Alain Cavalier’s Teresa and Jean-Jacques Beineix’s The Moon in the Gutter. Rousselot has lensed three films for director Tim Burton: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Big Fish and Planet of the Apes. His many collaborations with other directors include Denzel Washington’s The Great Debaters and Antwone Fisher; Robert Redford’s Lions for Lambs; Francis Lawrence’s Constantine; John Boorman’s The Tailor of Panama; Boaz Yakin’s Remember the Titans; Sydney Pollack’s Random Hearts; Jon Turteltaub’s Instinct; Milos Forman’s The People vs.Larry Flynt; Stephen Frears’ Mary Reilly; Jon Amiel’s Sommersby; and Bertrand Blier’s Merci La Vie, to name only a portion. Apart from his work as a cinematographer, Rousselot made his feature film directorial debut on the film The Serpent’s Kiss, which was nominated for a Palme d’Or at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival.
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