Christian Matras

Active - 1928 - 1972  |   Born - Dec 29, 1903   |   Died - Jan 1, 1977   |   Genres - Drama, Romance, Comedy

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French cinematographer Christian Matras was one of the most respected and admired lighting directors in French cinema. He began his career as a newsreel photographer; by the mid 1920s he was directing documentaries. In the 1930s he became a cinematographer and worked on several classic French films, including Renoir's Grand Illusion (1937) and Max Ophüls' La Ronde (1950).

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