What does a cinematographer do?
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Christopher Doyle: What does a cinematographer do?

Christopher Doyle, one of the most highly acclaimed cinematographers in the world right now. He has created award-winning visuals for epic productions like In the Mood for Love, Chungking Express and Hero.

He is Australian-born but has been based in Hong Kong for three decades, working mostly in Chinese language films.

We went to meet him on the set of his latest production - The White Girl, his own film that he has co-written and co-directed with Jenny Suen. It is something of a love letter to Hong Kong, the place he now calls home.

Hear more from Christopher Doyle on In The Studio from BBC World Service.

  • 18 Oct 2017
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