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Christian Matras

Highest Rated: 100% Olivia (1951)

Lowest Rated: 67% Paris Blues (1961)

Birthday: Dec 29, 1903

Birthplace: Valence, France

Began his career as a newsreel cameraman and went on to shoot several French classics of the 1930s, including Renoir's "Grand Illusion" (1937). Matras was responsible for the critically celebrated, virtuosic camera movements of Max Ophuls' "La Ronde" (1950), "Le Plaisir" (1951), and "Madame de..." (1953) and added sumptuous color to his gliding camerawork on Ophuls' "Lola Montes" (1955). He also directed two short films, "De Babord a Tribord" (1926) and "Cent sous en balade" (1931).

Filmography

Movies

Credit
94% 83% The Milky Way Cinematographer - 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gentle Art of Murder Cinematographer - 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Therese Desqueyroux Cinematographer - 1962
67% 67% Paris Blues Cinematographer - 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Eye for an Eye Cinematographer - 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Nana Cinematographer - 1955
82% 77% Lola Montes Cinematographer $107.3K 1955
97% 91% The Earrings of Madame De ... Cinematographer - 1953
89% 86% House of Pleasure Cinematographer - 1952
100% 71% Olivia Cinematographer $7.3K 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gypsy Fury Cinematographer - 1951
100% 83% La Ronde Cinematographer - 1950
No Score Yet No Score Yet The French Had a Name Cinematographer - 1947
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Last Turn Photographer - 1939
97% 92% Grand Illusion Cinematographer $516.5K 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet Maldone Cinematographer - 1928

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