Boris Kaufman

Director of photography
Younger brother of Soviet filmmakers Dziga Vertov and Mikhail Kaufman who went to France in the mid-1920s and shot all of Jean Vigo's films, among others. In the US after WWII, he photographed a number of shorts and ... Read more »
Born: 08/24/1906 in Poland

Filmography

Camera, Film, & Tape (19)

Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon 1970 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Bye Bye Braverman 1968 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Brotherhood 1968 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Uptight 1968 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Group 1966 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Pawnbroker 1965 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Film 1964 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

All the Way Home 1963 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Gone Are the Days 1963 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The World of Henry Orient 1963 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Long Day's Journey Into Night 1962 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Splendor in the Grass 1961 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Fugitive Kind 1960 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

That Kind of Woman 1959 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

12 Angry Men 1957 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Baby Doll 1956 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Crowded Paradise 1956 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Patterns 1956 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

On the Waterfront 1954 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Biography

Younger brother of Soviet filmmakers Dziga Vertov and Mikhail Kaufman who went to France in the mid-1920s and shot all of Jean Vigo's films, among others. In the US after WWII, he photographed a number of shorts and documentaries before being hired as cinematographer on Elia Kazan's "On The Waterfront" (1954).

Relationships

Mikhail Kaufman

Brother
born 1897

Dziga Vertov

Brother
Born 1896

EDUCATION

Sorbonne, University of Paris

Paris

Milestones

1927

Immigrated to France

Immigrated to USA

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