Pierre Lhomme

(Updated on 01/03/2014)
LE JOLI MAI Co-director Pierre Lhomme - Image courtesy Icarus Films

Born on April 5, 1930 in Boulogne-sur-Seine, France, Pierre Lhomme is a cinematographer. He has photographed films for many of the most important filmmakers in the last fifty years including Marguerite Duras, Jean Eustache, Jean-Pierre Melville and Robert Bresson.

Lhomme has won the César Award for Best Photography twice: first for Camille Claudel, directed by Bruno Nuytten (1988), and then for Cyrano de Bergerac, directed by Jean-Paul Rappeneau (1990). He has also been nominated for that award five additional times: for Lovers Like Us (1975), directed by Jean-Paul Rappeneau; The Flesh of the Orchid (1974), directed by Patrice Chéreau; This Sweet Sickness (1977), directed by Claude Miller; Judith Therpauve (1979), directed by Patrice Chéreau; and Deadly Circuit (1982), directed by Claude Miller). He currently lives in Paris and Provence.

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