Philippe Rousselot

Director of photography, Director
Assisted Nestor Almendros on three films directed by Eric Rohmer before graduating to director of photography in 1972. Rousselot had already enjoyed fruitful collaborations with directors Diane Kurys and Claude Goretta ... Read more »
Born: 09/04/1945 in France

Filmography

Camera, Film, & Tape (58)

The Nice Guys 2016 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Peacock 2014 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Beautiful Creatures 2013 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

A Bird of the Air 2011 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Larry Crowne 2011 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows 2011 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Sherlock Holmes 2009 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Lions for Lambs 2007 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Brave One 2007 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Great Debaters 2007 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 2005 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Constantine 2005 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Big Fish 2003 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Antwone Fisher 2002 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Planet of the Apes 2001 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Terrorists in Retirement 2001 (Movie)

camera collaboration (Camera)

The Tailor of Panama 2001 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Remember the Titans 2000 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Instinct 1999 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Random Hearts 1999 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

In and Out of Fashion 1997 (Movie)

(for film excerpts) (Camera)

Mary Reilly 1996 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The People vs. Larry Flynt 1996 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Interview With the Vampire 1994 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Queen Margot 1994 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Flesh and Bone 1993 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Sommersby 1993 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

A River Runs Through It 1992 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Merci, la vie 1991 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Miracle 1991 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Henry & June 1990 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

La Provinciale 1990 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Too Beautiful For You 1990 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Bear 1989 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

We're No Angels 1989 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Dangerous Liaisons 1988 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Hope and Glory 1987 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Therese 1986 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Emerald Forest 1985 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

La Nuit Magique 1984 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Moon in the Gutter 1983 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Thieves After Dark 1983 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Diva 1982 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Guy De Maupassant 1982 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Nemo 1982 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Cocktail Molotov 1980 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

La Gueule du Loup 1980 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

La Drolesse 1978 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Peppermint Soda 1977 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Adom ou le sang d'abel 1976 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Le Couple Temoin 1976 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Paradiso 1976 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Pauline et l'Ordinateur 1976 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Pour Clemence 1976 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Il pleut toujours ou c'est mouille 1973 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Absences Repetees 1971 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

La Raison du plus fou 1971 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)
Director (1)

The Serpent's Kiss 1997 (Movie)

(Director)

Biography

Assisted Nestor Almendros on three films directed by Eric Rohmer before graduating to director of photography in 1972. Rousselot had already enjoyed fruitful collaborations with directors Diane Kurys and Claude Goretta before landing in the spotlight with Jean-Jacques Beineix's slick, stylish thriller, "Diva" (1982). Heavily dependent on Rousselot's chic visuals, the film won him his first Cesar (the French Oscar) and kicked off a prestigious international career.

EDUCATION

Ecole de Vaugirard

Paris

Milestones

2001

Shot the Tim Burton-directed adaptation of "Planet of the Apes"

1997

Directed first feature, "Serpent's Kiss"; screened at the Cannes Film Festival

1985

Shot first English-language feature, "The Emerald Forest"

1972

First film as director of photography, "Repeated Absences"

1968

First film as assistant camera operator, "My Night at Maud's"

Worked for a time on TV documentaries and short subjects

Bonus Trivia

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Rousselot has received Oscar nominations for Best Cinematography for his work on "Hope and Glory" (1987), "Henry and June" (1990) and "A River Runs Through It" (1992). He won for the latter.

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