Cameraperson

Cameraperson

Cameraperson

Veteran cinematographer Kirsten Johnson constructs a memoir out of kept documentary footage shot over a quarter-century career.

2016Rating: M, Offensive language102 minsUSA
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Variety

Variety

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Cinematographer Kirsten Johnson delivers a uniquely insightful memoir-cum-critical-treatise on the nature and ethics of her craft.

Total Film

Total Film

press

Johnson's compassion shines through, while the images raise vital ethical questions about the responsibilities of the nonfiction filmmaker.

4.0
Time Out

Time Out

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A thoughtful examination of the role of the documentary-maker.

4.0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

A unique and affecting memoir.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

Cinematographer Kirsten Johnson’s 25-year collection of spare documentary footage, premiering at Sundance, offers a fascinating and personal glimpse of the world.

4.0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

Enigmatic yet revelatory...

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

An enigmatic self-portrait in which the subject barely appears.

Variety

Variety

press

Cinematographer Kirsten Johnson delivers a uniquely insightful memoir-cum-critical-treatise on the nature and ethics of her craft.

Total Film

Total Film

press

Johnson's compassion shines through, while the images raise vital ethical questions about the responsibilities of the nonfiction filmmaker.

4.0
Time Out

Time Out

press

A thoughtful examination of the role of the documentary-maker.

4.0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

A unique and affecting memoir.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

Cinematographer Kirsten Johnson’s 25-year collection of spare documentary footage, premiering at Sundance, offers a fascinating and personal glimpse of the world.

4.0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

Enigmatic yet revelatory...

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

An enigmatic self-portrait in which the subject barely appears.

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