Robert RICHARDSON

* 27.08.1955, Hyannis, Massachusetts, USA

Chefkameramann (cinematographer, ASC) * besucht das Film Department of the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence sowie das Center for Advanced Film Studies am American Film Institute in Los Angeles (1979-81) * 1981-84 sammelt erste Filmerfahrungen bei Spiel- (als camera assistant bzw. operator) und Dokumentarfilmen (als Kameramann) u.a. für PBS (Crossfire in El Salvador, 1983) und HBO (Losin' It: Sex and the American Teenager, 1984) * 1985 filmt seine erste Kinoproduktion (Salvador) - Beginn einer langjährigen Zusammenarbeit mit dem Regisseur Oliver Stone * etabliert sich in kürzester Zeit als "one of the finest cinematographers working in Hollywood" (TCM) und arbeitet in folgenden Jahren mit Top-Regisseuren der Traumfabrik (Martin Scorsese, Quentin Tarantino) zusammen * 1992-2012 gewinnt drei Academy Awards (Oscars) für seine Bildgestaltung * 2003-07 dreht (meist in doppelter Funktion als Kameramann und Regisseur) zahlreiche Werbespots | Bild: ?


"It's important not to confuse visual clichés with artistic photography. If a choice had to be made, I would much rather shoot a good picture than a good-looking picture."

FILMS

Salvador (Salvador, 1985-USA; R: Oliver Stone, B: Oliver Stone, Richard Boyle, K: Robert Richardson, M: Georges Delerue, D: James Woods: Richard Boyle, James Belushi: Dr. Rock, Michael Murphy: Thomas Kelly & John Savage: John Cassady, Elpidia Carrillo: María, Cindy/Cynthia Gibb: Cathy Moore) 123m-Kriegsdrama (?-12; 8603, NY)

Platoon (Platoon, 1986-USA; R+B: Oliver Stone, K: Robert Richardson, M: Georges Delerue, D: Tom Berenger: Sergeant Barnes * Willem Dafoe: Sergeant Elias Grodin * Charlie Sheen: Chris Taylor) 120m-Antikriegsdrama (03-05; 8612)

Dudes (Dudes - Halt mich fest, die Wüste bebt!, 1986-USA; R: Penelope Spheeris, B: J. Randal Johnson [= Randall Jahnson], K: Robert Richardson, M: Charles Bernstein, D: Jon Cryer: Grant * Catherine Mary Stewart: Jessie, Daniel Roebuck: Biscuit, Lee Ving: Missoula) 90m-Abenteuerkomödie (08-?; 8806)

Wall Street (Wall Street, 1987-USA; R: Oliver Stone, B: Stanley Weiser, Oliver Stone, K: Robert Richardson, M: Stewart Copeland, D: Michael Douglas: Gordon Gekko * Charlie Sheen: Bud Fox * Daryl Hannah: Darien Taylor ° Martin Sheen: Carl Fox) 120/6m-Drama (04-07; 8712)

Eight Men Out (Acht Mann und ein Skandal, 1987-USA; R+B: John Sayles, K: Robert Richardson, M: Mason Daring, D: John Cusack: Buck Weaver, Clifton James: Charles Comiskey, Michael Lerner: Arnold Rothstein, Christopher Lloyd: Bill Burns, John Mahoney: Kid Gleason, Charlie Sheen: Hap Felsch, David Strathairn: Eddie Cicotte, D.B. Sweeney: "Shoeless" Joe Jackson) 120m-Sportdrama (Buch von Eliot Asinof, 1963) (09-?; 8809)

Talk Radio (Talk Radio, 1988-USA; R: Oliver Stone, B: Eric Bogosian, Oliver Stone, K: Robert Richardson, M: Stewart Copeland, D: Eric Bogosian: Barry Champlain, Alec Baldwin: Dan, Ellen Greene, Leslie Hope, John C. McGinley, John Pankow, Michael Wincott) 110m-Mediendrama (Bühnenstück von Eric Bogosian /1987/ + Buch Talked to Death: The Life and Murder of Alan Berg von Stephen Singular /1987/) (04-05; 8812)

Born on the Fourth of July (Geboren am 4. Juli, 1988-USA * Oliver Stone) (Buch von Ron Kovic) (10-65 Tage; 8912)

The Doors (The Doors, 1990-USA * Oliver Stone) (03-06; 9103)

City of Hope (City of Hope, 1990-USA; R+B: John Sayles, K: Robert Richardson, M: Mason Daring, D: Vincent Spano: Nick, Tony Lo Bianco: Joe Rinaldi, Joe Morton: Wynn, Todd Graff: Zip, David Strathairn: Asteroid, Anthony John Denison: Rizzo, Barbara Williams: Angela, Angela Bassett: Reesha, Gloria Foster: Jeanette, Lawrence Tierney: Kerrigan) 129m-Drama (07-08; 9110)

JFK (John F. Kennedy - Tatort Dallas, 1991-USA * Oliver Stone) (04-07; 9112)

A Few Good Men (Eine Frage der Ehre, 1991/92-USA; R: Rob Reiner, B: Aaron Sorkin, K: Robert Richardson, M: Marc Shaiman, D: Tom Cruise: Daniel Kaffee * Jack Nicholson: Nathan R. Jessup * Demi Moore: JoAnne Galloway) 138m-Militärdrama (Bühnenstück von Aaron Sorkin, 1989) (10-01; 9212)

Heaven & Earth (Zwischen Himmel und Hölle, 1992/93-USA * Oliver Stone) (10-01; 9312)

Natural Born Killers (Natural Born Killers, 1993-USA * Oliver Stone) (9408)

Casino (Casino, 1994/95-USA * Martin Scorsese) (Buch von Nicholas Pileggi, 1995) (9511)

Nixon (Nixon, 1995-USA * Oliver Stone) (9512)

U Turn (U-Turn - Kein Weg zurück, 1996/97-USA * Oliver Stone) (Buch von John Ridley) (9710)

Wag the Dog (Wag the Dog - Wenn der Schwanz mit dem Hund wedelt, 1997-USA * Barry Levinson) (Buch von Larry Beinhart) (01-02; 9712)

The Horse Whisperer (Der Pferdeflüsterer, 1997-USA; R: Robert Redford, B: Eric Roth, Richard LaGravenese, K: Robert Richardson, M: Thomas Newman, D: Robert Redford: Tom Booker * Kristin Scott Thomas: Annie MacLean, Sam Neill: Robert MacLean, Dianne Wiest: Diane Booker, Scarlett Johansson: Grace MacLean, Chris Cooper: Frank Booker) 169m-Romanze (Roman von Nicholas Evans, 1995) (04-09; 9805)

Snow Falling on Cedars (Schnee, der auf Zedern fällt, 1998-USA; R: Scott Hicks, B: Ron[ald] Bass, Scott Hicks, K: Robert Richardson, M: James Newton Howard, D: Ethan Hawke: Ishmael Chambers, James Cromwell: Richter Fielding, Richard Jenkins: Sheriff Art Moran, Youki Kudoh: Hatsue Miyamoto, James Rebhorn: Alvin Hooks, Sam Shepard: Arthur Chambers, Rick Yune: Kazuo Miyamoto & Max von Sydow: Nels Gudmundsson) 126m-Justizdrama (Roman von David Guterson, 1994) (01-05; 9912)

Bringing Out the Dead (Bringing Out the Dead - Nächte der Erinnerung, 1998/99-USA * Martin Scorsese) (Roman von Joe Connelly) (09-01; 9910)

The Four Feathers (Die vier Federn, 2000/01-USA; R: Shekhar Kapur, B: Michael Schiffer, Hossein Amini, K: Robert Richardson, M: James Horner, D: Heath Ledger: Harry Faversham * Wes Bentley: Jack Durrance * Kate Hudson: Ethne Eustace, Djimon Hounsou: Abu Fatma, Michael Sheen: Trench) 125m-Abenteuer (Roman von A.E.W. Mason, 1902) (10-03; 0209)

Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (Kill Bill - Volume 1, 2002-USA * Quentin Tarantino) (0310)

Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (Kill Bill - Volume 2, 2002-USA * Quentin Tarantino) (0404)

The Aviator (Aviator, 2003-USA * Martin Scorsese) (0412)

The Good Shepherd (Der gute Hirte, 2005/06-USA; R: Robert De Niro, B: Eric Roth, K: Robert Richardson, M: Marcelo Zarvos & Bruce Fowler, D: Matt Damon: Edward Wilson * Angelina Jolie: Margaret [Clover] Russell, Robert De Niro: General Bill Sullivan; Alec Baldwin: Sam Murach, Billy Crudup: Arch Cummings, Keir Dullea: Senator Russell, Michael Gambon: Dr. Fredericks, Martina Gedeck: Hanna Schiller, William Hurt: Philip Allen, Timothy Hutton: Thomas Wilson, Joe Pesci: Joseph Palmi, John Turturro: Ray Brocco) 167m-Spionagedrama (08-01; 0612)

Shutter Island (Shutter Island, 2008-USA; R: Martin Scorsese, B: Laeta Kalogridis, K: Robert Richardson, MS: Robbie Robertson, D: Leonardo DiCaprio: Teddy Daniels * Mark Ruffalo: Chuck Aule * Ben Kingsley: Dr. Cawley * Michelle Williams: Dolores, Patricia Clarkson: Rachel 2 & Max von Sydow: Dr. Naehring) 138m-Psychothriller (Roman von Dennis Lehane, 2003) (03-07; 1002)

Inglourious Basterds (2008/09-USA/D * Quentin Tarantino) (10-02; 0908)

Eat Pray Love (Eat Pray Love, 2009-USA; R: Ryan Murphy, B: Ryan Murphy, Jennifer Salt, K: Robert Richardson, M: Dario Marianelli, D: Julia Roberts: Elizabeth [Liz] Gilbert, James Franco: David Piccolo, Richard Jenkins: Richard, Viola Davis: Delia Shiraz, Billy Crudup: Steven & Javier Bardem: Felipe) 133m-Tragikomödie (Buch von Elizabeth Gilbert, 2006) (08-12; 1008)

Hugo (Hugo Cabret, 2010-USA; R: Martin Scorsese, B: John Logan, K: Robert Richardson, M: Howard Shore, D: Ben Kingsley: Georges Méliès * Sacha Baron Cohen: Station Inspector Gustav * Asa Butterfield: Hugo Cabret * Chloë Grace Moretz: Isabelle, Ray Winstone: Onkel Claude, Emily Mortimer: Lisette & Jude Law: Hugos Vater) 126m-Abenteuerdrama (Buch The Invention of Hugo Cabret von Brian Selznick, 2007) (06-08; 1111)

Django Unchained (Django Unchained, 2012-USA; R+B: Quentin Tarantino, K: Robert Richardson, D: Jamie Foxx: Django * Christoph Waltz: Dr. King Schultz * Leonardo DiCaprio: Calvin Candie * Kerry Washington: Broomhilda & Samuel L. Jackson: Stephen) 165m-Westerndrama (02-07; 1212)

The Hateful Eight (The Hateful 8, 2014/15-USA; R+B: Quentin Tarantino, K: Robert Richardson, M: Ennio Morricone, D: Samuel L. Jackson: Major Marquis Warren * Kurt Russell: John Ruth * Jennifer Jason Leigh: Daisy Domergue * Walton Goggins: Sheriff Chris Mannix * Demián Bichir: Bob * Tim Roth: Oswaldo Mobray * Michael Madsen: Joe Gage & Bruce Dern: General Sandy Smithers) 167m-Western (12-03; 1512)

Live by Night (Live by Night, 2015/16-USA; R+B: Ben Affleck, K: Robert Richardson, M: Harry Gregson-Williams, D: Ben Affleck: Joe Coughlin ° Elle Fanning: Loretta Figgis ° Brendan Gleeson: Thomas Coughlin ° Chris Messina: Dion Bartolo ° Sienna Miller: Emma Gould ° Zoe Saldana: Graciela Corrales & Chris Cooper: Chief Irving Figgis) 129m-Gangsterkrimi (Roman von Dennis Lehane, 2012) (10-02; 1612)

AWARDS

Academy Award / Oscar (beste Kamera) für JFK (1992)

Academy Award / Oscar (beste Kamera) für The Aviator (2005)

International Award für Inglourious Basterds [Australian Cinematographers Society, 2010]

Academy Award / Oscar (beste Kamera) für Hugo (2012)

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