Raoul Coutard
Date of Birth
Sep 16, 1924
Birth Place:
Paris, France


Cinematographer Raoul Coutard was best known in his formative creative years as a topnotch photojournalist for such magazines as Life and Paris Match. Coutard carried over his skills to the world of the filmed documentary; his work was distinguished by his inventive deployment of hand-held camerawork. This was but one of the qualities that brought him to the attention of such New Wave directors as...