Everybody loves movies, this list is for all those Photographer readers out there! Here is the list of 10 movies about photographers.
1. Eyes of Lura Mars
Laura Mars (Faye Dunaway) is a renowned New York City fashion photographer who features sensual and violent images in her controversial work. Suddenly, Laura gains the ability to see visions from a serial killer’s perspective — and it happens to be her friends and associates that he is stalking. Aided by police investigator John Neville (Tommy Lee Jones), Laura tries to prevent the murderer from finding more victims, but she has no idea who the psychopath could be.
2. Mayakkam Enna
Karthik (Dhanush) is a wildlife photographer, who meets Yamini, his friend’s girlfriend, and gets married to her by a twist of fate. Their married life turns sour when Yamini has a miscarriage.
3. Blow Up
A successful London based photographer is living the life, he always wanted with beautiful models for easy sex, and some substance for the high of life.
4. City of God
Two boys are brought up in a sadistic neighbourhood of Rio de Janeiro. They adopt diverse professional paths, with one of them becoming a photographer and the other boy becoming a drug dealer.
5. High Art
Syd (Radha Mitchell), a low-level editor at a photography magazine eager to establish herself, discovers her neighbour is the once-celebrated downtown photographer Lucy Berliner (Ally Sheedy). Although Syd lives with her boyfriend (Gabriel Mann), she is drawn to Lucy, who has a volatile relationship with her heroin-addicted girlfriend, Greta (Patricia Clarkson). As Syd starts sleeping with Lucy, she is pulled into a glamorous but dangerous art-world scene, full of drugs and unexpected pleasures.
A blue-collar Baltimore teen (Edward Furlong) becomes a New York celebrity when a dealer discovers his photos of sandwich-shop customers.
Journalist Richard Boyle and his friend Dr Rock go to civil war-stricken El Salvador to get the perfect war story. However, things take a turn when Boyle gets caught in a political dispute.
8. A Thousand Times Good Night
A war-zone photojournalist’s (Juliette Binoche) dedication to her dangerous job places her at odds with her family (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lauryn Canny).
9. The Bang Bang Club
Based on a true story, the movie chronicles the lives of four young combat photographers, who put their lives at risk to capture the pictures of the final days of apartheid in South Africa.
When Elena’s photojournalist husband Mark returns home from a mission, she is curious to find his missing colleague. In a state of trauma, she sets out to clear her ambiguity with her husband’s help.
11. Maheshinte Prathikaram
Mahesh, a photographer, gets beaten up by a stranger when he tries to solve an issue in his village. He sets out to take revenge on the stranger as he feels insulted after the incident.
What films would you add to this list?