Roger DEAKINS
* 24.05.1949, Torquay, Devon, England, GB

Chefkameramann (BSC/ASC) * Besuch der Bath Academy of Art in Corsham, Wiltshire, England * 1972-75 Studium an der National Film and Television School in Beaconsfield (Buckinghamshire) * ab 1976 dreht Berichte und Dokumentarfilme in u.a. Eritrea, Indien, Sudan, Rhodesien (Simbabwe) sowie Musikdokumentationen (Blue Suede Shoes, 1977) - zwischendurch fotografiert Fernsehdramen (vor allem für Channel 4) * 1976 Spielfilmdebüt mit Cruel Passion (Sexfilm nach Marquis de Sade) - erst fünf Jahre später fängt an regelmäßig fürs Kino zu arbeiten (Another Time, Another Place, 1982/83) * 1990 Beginn einer fruchtbaren und erfolgreichen Zusammenarbeit mit Joel und Ethan Coen ("It's the story first and foremost that draws me to a film, though obviously I love working with Joel and Ethan. I'd shoot the phone directory for them.") * Umzug nach Los Angeles * seit 2004 Mitglied des Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences | Bild: ?
FILMS

Cruel Passion (Justine, grausame Leidenschaften, 1976-GB; R: Chris Boger, B: Ian Cullen; Chris Boger, Roger Delfgou, K: Roger Deakins, D: Koo Stark, Lydia Lisle, Katherine Kath, Martin Potter) 97m-Erotikdrama (Roman Justine ou les malheurs de la vertu /1791/ + Schriften von Marquis de Sade) (11-12; 7711-BBFC)

Another Time, Another Place (Another Time, Another Place, 1982/83-GB; R+B: Michael Radford, K: Roger Deakins, M: John McLeod, D: Phyllis Logan ° Giovanni Mauriello, Denise Coffey, Tom Watson, Gianluca Favilla) 118m-Drama (Roman von Jessie Kesson, 1983) (8307)

Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984, 1984-GB * Michael Radford) (Roman von George Orwell) (04-06; 8410)

The Innocent (1984-GB; R: John Mackenzie, B: Ray Jenkins, K: Roger Deakins, M: Francis Monkman, D: Andrew Hawley, Kika Markham, Kate Foster, Liam Neeson) 96m-Drama (Roman The Aura and the Kingfisher von Tom Hart, 1975) (8504-BBFC)

Shadey (1985-GB; R: Philip Saville, B: Snoo Wilson, K: Roger Deakins, M: Colin Towns, D: Antony Sher, Billie Whitelaw, Patrick Macnee, Leslie Ash, Bernard Hepton, Larry Lamb & Katherine Helmond) 106m-Komödie (8505-BBFC | 8706-USA)

Defence of the Realm (Button - Im Sumpf der Atommafia, 1985-GB; R: David Drury, B: Martin Stellman, K: Roger Deakins, M: Richard Harvey, D: Gabriel Byrne * Greta Scacchi * Denholm Elliott) 96m-Politthriller (8509-BBFC)

Sid and Nancy (Sid und Nancy, 1985-GB; R: Alex Cox, B: Alex Cox, Abbe Wool, K: Roger Deakins, M: Joe Strummer, Pray for Rain, The Pogues, D: Gary Oldman * Chloe Webb) 114m-Musikerbiografie (09-11 Wochen; 8611-USA)

Personal Services (Personal Service, 1986-GB; R: Terry Jones, B: David Leland, K: Roger Deakins, M: John Du Prez, D: Julie Walters, Alec McCowen, Shirley Stelfox) 105m-Satire (04-?; 8702-BBFC | 8705-USA)

The Kitchen Toto (Aufstand in Kenia, 1986-GB; R+B: Harry Hook, K: Roger Deakins, M: John Keane, D: Bob Peck * Phyllis Logan & Edwin Mahinda) 96m-Drama (08-?; 8805)

White Mischief (Die letzten Tage in Kenya, 1987-GB * Michael Radford) (Buch von James Fox) (02-?; 8711)

Stormy Monday (Stormy Monday, 1987-GB * Mike Figgis) (07-?; 8901)

Pascali's Island (Die vergessene Insel, 1987-GB; R+B: James Dearden, K: Roger Deakins, M: Loek Dikker, D: Ben Kingsley * Charles Dance * Helen Mirren) 104m-Drama (Roman von Barry Unsworth, 1980) (09-?; 8808)

Mountains of the Moon (Land der schwarzen Sonne, 1988/89-USA * Bob Rafelson) (Roman von William Harrison) (09-01; 9002)

The Long Walk Home (Der lange Weg, 1989-USA; R: Richard Pearce, B: John Cork, K: Roger Deakins, M: George Fenton, D: Sissy Spacek * Whoopi Goldberg * Dwight Schultz) 97m-Politdrama (05-07; 9012)

Air America (Air America, 1989/90-USA * Roger Spottiswoode) (Buch von Christopher Robbins) (10-02; 9008)

Barton Fink (Barton Fink, 1990-USA; R: Joel Coen, B: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, K: Roger Deakins, M: Carter Burwell, D: John Turturro * John Goodman, Judy Davis) 117m-Thrillergroteske (06-8 Wochen; 9108)

Homicide (Homicide - Mordkommission, 1990-USA; R+B: David Mamet, K: Roger Deakins, M: Alaric Jans, D: Joe Mantegna, William H. Macy) 102m-Polizeithriller (09-11; 9110)

Thunderheart (1991-USA * Michael Apted) (9204)

Passion Fish (Passion Fish, 1992-USA; R+B: John Sayles, K: Roger Deakins, M: Mason Daring, D: Mary McDonnell * Alfre Woodard) 135m-Tragikomödie (03-05; 9212)

The Secret Garden (Der geheime Garten, 1992-USA * Agnieszka Holland) (Buch=Roman von Frances Hodgson Burnett) (06-09; 9308)

The Hudsucker Proxy (Hudsucker - Der große Sprung, 1992/93-USA * Joel Coen) (9403)

The Shawshank Redemption (Die Verurteilten, 1993-USA * Frank Darabont) (Kurzroman/Short Story von Stephen King) (9409)

Fargo (Fargo, 1995-USA * Joel Coen) (9603)

Dead Man Walking (Dead Man Walking - Sein letzter Gang, 1995-USA * Tim Robbins) (Buch von Helen Prejean) (03-04 ? 04-06-IMDB; 9512)

Courage under Fire (Mut zur Wahrheit, 1995/96-USA; R: Edward Zwick, B: Patrick Sheane Duncan, K: Roger Deakins, M: James Horner, D: Denzel Washington * Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips, Michael Moriarty, Matt Damon, Seth Gilliam, Bronson Pinchot & Scott Glenn) 115m-Kriegsdrama (10-01; 9607)

Kundun (Kundun, 1996-USA * Martin Scorsese) (9712)

The Big Lebowski (The Big Lebowski, 1997-USA * Joel Coen) (9803)

The Siege (Ausnahmezustand, 1998-USA; R: Edward Zwick, B: Lawrence Wright, Menno Meyjes, Edward Zwick, K: Roger Deakins, M: Graeme Revell, D: Denzel Washington * Annette Bening & Bruce Willis) 116m-Politthriller (01-05; 9811)

Anywhere But Here (Überall, nur nicht hier, 1998-USA; R: Wayne Wang, B: Alvin Sargent, K: Roger Deakins, M: Danny Elfman, D: Susan Sarandon * Natalie Portman, Bonnie Bedelia, Shawn Hatosy, Hart Bochner) 114m-Melodram (Roman von Mona Simpson, 1986) (06-09; 9911)

The Hurricane (Hurricane, 1998/99-USA; R: Norman Jewison, B: Armyan Bernstein, Dan Gordon, K: Roger Deakins, M: Christopher Young, D: Denzel Washington, John Hannah, Deborah Kara Unger, Liev Schreiber, Vicellous Reon Shannon, David Paymer, Dan Hedaya, Harris Yulin, Rod Steiger) 145m-Drama (Buch The 16th Round von Rubin "Hurricane" Carter /1974/ + Buch Lazarus and the Hurricane von Sam Chaiton & Terry Swinton /1991/) (11-02; 9912)

O Brother, Where Art Thou? (O Brother, Where Art Thou? - Eine Mississippi-Odyssee, 1999-USA; R: Joel Coen, B: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, K: Roger Deakins, M: T-Bone Burnett, D: George Clooney * John Turturro) 107m-Komödie (06-08; 0010-D)

The Man Who Wasn't There (The Man Who Wasn't There, 2000-USA * Joel Coen) (0110)

A Beautiful Mind (A Beautiful Mind, 2001-USA * Ron Howard) (Buch von Sylvia Nasar) (0112)

Levity (2002-USA; R+B: Ed Solomon, K: Roger Deakins, M: Mark Oliver Everett, D: Billy Bob Thornton * Morgan Freeman * Holly Hunter & Kirsten Dunst) 100m-Drama (01-04; 0304)

Intolerable Cruelty (Ein (un)möglicher Härtefall, 2002-USA; R: Joel Coen, B: Robert Ramsay, Matthew Stone, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, K: Roger Deakins, M: Carter Burwell, D: George Clooney * Catherine Zeta-Jones) 100m-Komödie (07-09; 0310)

House of Sand and Fog (Das Haus aus Sand und Nebel, 2002/03-USA * Vadim Perelman) (Roman von Andre Dubus III) (10-?; 0312)

The Ladykillers (Ladykillers, 2003-USA * Joel Coen, Ethan Coen) (0403)

The Village (The Village - Das Dorf, 2003-USA * M. Night Shyamalan) (10-12; 0407)

Jarhead (Jarhead - Willkommen im Dreck, 2004/05-USA; R: Sam Mendes, B: William Broyles, Jr., K: Roger Deakins, M: Thomas Newman, D: Jake Gyllenhaal * Peter Sarsgaard * Chris Cooper & Jamie Foxx) 123m-Kriegsdrama (Buch von Anthony Swofford, 2003) (12-?; 0511)

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (Die Ermordung des Jesse James durch den Feigling Robert Ford, 2005-USA; R+B: Andrew Dominik, K: Roger Deakins, M: Nick Cave & Warren Ellis, D: Brad Pitt, Casey Affleck, Sam Shepard, Mary-Louise Parker, Paul Schneider, Jeremy Renner, Zooey Deschanel & Sam Rockwell) 160m-Western (Roman von Ron Hansen, 1983) (08-12; 0709)

No Country for Old Men (No Country for Old Men, 2006-USA; R+B: Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, K: Roger Deakins, M: Carter Burwell, D: Tommy Lee Jones * Javier Bardem * Josh Brolin) 122m-Thriller (Roman von Cormac McCarthy, 2005) (05-08; 0711)

In the Valley of Elah (Im Tal von Elah, 2006/07-USA; R+B: Paul Haggis, K: Roger Deakins, M: Mark Isham, D: Tommy Lee Jones * Charlize Theron) 121m-Krimidrama (12-?; 0709)

Revolutionary Road (Zeiten des Aufruhrs, 2007-USA/GB * Sam Mendes) (Roman von Richard Yates) (05-08; 0812)

The Reader / Der Vorleser (2007-08-USA/D; R: Stephen Daldry, B: David Hare, K: Chris Menges & Roger Deakins, M: Nico Muhly, D: Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, David Kross, Lena Olin, Bruno Ganz) 123m-Drama (Roman von Bernhard Schlink, 1995) (09-10; 0812)

Doubt (Glaubensfrage, 2007/08-USA; R+B: John Patrick Shanley, K: Roger Deakins, M: Howard Shore, D: Meryl Streep * Philip Seymour Hoffman) 104m-Drama (Bühnenstück Doubt: A Parable von John Patrick Shanley, 2004) (12-02; 0812)

A Serious Man (A Serious Man, 2008-USA; R+B: Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, K: Roger Deakins, M: Carter Burwell, D: Michael Stuhlbarg ° Richard Kind) 105m-Drama (09-11; 0910)

The Company Men (Company Men, 2009-USA; R+B: John Wells, K: Roger Deakins, M: Aaron Zigman, D: Ben Affleck * Chris Cooper * Kevin Costner & Tommy Lee Jones, Maria Bello, Rosemarie DeWitt, Craig T. Nelson) 104/13m-Drama (04-06; 1101)

True Grit (True Grit, 2010-USA; R+B: Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, K: Roger Deakins, M: Carter Burwell, D: Jeff Bridges * Matt Damon * Josh Brolin) 110m-Western (Roman von Charles Portis, 1968) (03-06; 1012)

In Time (In Time - Deine Zeit läuft ab, 2010/11-USA; R+B: Andrew Niccol, K: Roger Deakins, M: Craig Armstrong, D: Amanda Seyfried * Justin Timberlake) 109m-Sci-Fi-Drama (10-02; 1110)

Skyfall (Skyfall, 2011/12-GB/USA; R: Sam Mendes, B: Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, John Logan, K: Roger Deakins, M: Thomas Newman, D: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Berenice Marlohe & Albert Finney & Judi Dench) 143m-Actiondrama (11-05; 1210)

Prisoners (Prisoners, 2013-USA; R: Denis Villeneuve, B: Aaron Guzikowski, K: Roger Deakins, M: Jóhann Jóhannsson, D: Hugh Jackman * Jake Gyllenhaal) 153m-Thriller (01-04; 1309)

Unbroken (Unbroken, 2013/14-USA; R: Angelina Jolie, B: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Richard LaGravenese, William Nicholson, K: Roger Deakins, M: Alexandre Desplat, D: Jack O'Connell, Garrett Hedlund, Domhnall Gleeson, Jai Courtney) 137m-Kriegsdrama (Buch von Laura Hillenbrand, 2010) (10-02; 1412)

Sicario (Sicario, 2014-USA; R: Denis Villeneuve, B: Taylor Sheridan, K: Roger Deakins, M: Jóhann Jóhannsson, D: Emily Blunt ° Benicio del Toro ° Josh Brolin, Victor Garber) 121m-Thrillerdrama (06-08; 1509)

Hail, Caesar! (Hail, Caesar!, 2014/15-GB/USA; R+B: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, K: Roger Deakins, M: Carter Burwell, D: Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich, Ralph Fiennes, Jonah Hill, Scarlett Johansson, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, Channing Tatum) 106m-Komödie (11-01; 1602)

AWARDS

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award (beste Kamera) für Barton Fink & Homicide (1991)

New York Film Critics Circle Award (beste Kamera) für Barton Fink (1991)

London Critics Circle Film Award für Barton Fink (1993)

London Critics Circle Film Award für The Hudsucker Proxy (1995)

ASC Award für The Shawshank Redemption (1995)

Bronzener Frosch für The Shawshank Redemption (Camerimage 1995)

New York Film Critics Circle Award (beste Kamera) für Kundun (1997)

Best Cinematography Award für O Brother, Where Art Thou? [British Society of Cinematographers 2001]

Spezialpreis [Camerimage 2001] ex aequo mit Joel Coen und Ethan Coen

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award (beste Kamera) für The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)

BAFTA Award (beste Kamera) für The Man Who Wasn't There (2002)

ASC Award für The Man Who Wasn't There (2002)

BAFTA Award (beste Kamera) für No Country for Old Men (2008)

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