American Cinematographer Magazine Names Best Shot Film of the Decade

Photo of Nigel M Smith By Nigel M Smith | iW NOW June 29, 2010 at 3:11AM

American Cinematographer Magazine Names Best Shot Film of the Decade
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In a recent online poll conducted by American Cinematographer magazine, Jean-Pierre Jeunet's "Amélie," shot by Bruno Delbonnel, was named the best-shot film of 1998-2008. Coming in second place was Alfonso Cuaron's "Children of Men," shot by Emmanuel Lubezki.

"This is a real honor for me, especially considering the other movies in this list," said Delbonnel in a press statement. "These are some of the finest cinematographers, and I'm not sure I deserve to be among them, but I am very happy to be. They are all explorers."

The Top 10 Results:
1. "Amélie" Bruno Delbonnel, ASC, AFC (2001)
2. "Children of Men" Emmanuel Lubezki, ASC, AMC (2006)
3. "Saving Private Ryan" Janusz Kaminski (1998)
4. "There Will Be Blood" Robert Elswit, ASC (2007)
5. "No Country for Old Men" Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC (2007)
6. "Fight Club" Jeff Cronenweth, ASC (1999)
7. "The Dark Knight" Wally Pfister, ASC (2008)
8. "Road to Perdition" Conrad L. Hall, ASC (2002)
9. "Cidade de Deus" (City of God): César Charlone, ABC (2002)
10. "American Beauty" Conrad L. Hall, ASC (1999)

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