Affonso Beato

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Affonso Beato
Born Affonso Henrique Beato
(1941-07-13) July 13, 1941 (age 75)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Occupation cinematographer

Affonso Henrique Beato (born July 13, 1941) is a Brazilian cinematographer.

Beato was born in Rio de Janeiro. He started his cinematic career during the 1960s, gaining international recognition with his work on Glauber Rocha's Antonio das Mortes (1969).

From the 1970s, he started an international career, notably collaborating with directors Jim McBride (The Big Easy, Great Balls of Fire! and others) and Pedro Almodóvar (The Flower of My Secret, Live Flesh and All About My Mother). In 2004, he worked on fellow Brazilian Walter Salles's first Hollywood effort Dark Water.



Year Film Notes
1965 O Circo Documentary short
1966 Heitor dos Prazeres
Lima Barreto - Trajetória
1967 Face to Face
1968 Copacabana Fools Me
Brasil Verdade (documentary) (segment "Memórias do Cangaço")
Voyage to the End of the World
1969 Máscara da Traição
The Brave Warrior
O Dragão da Maldade Contra o Santo Guerreiro
1970 Pindorama
Le maître du temps
1971 O Capitão Bandeira Contra o Dr. Moura Brasil
Supergirl - Das Mädchen von den Sternen TV Movie
1972 Herança do Nordeste Documentary
1973 La tierra prometida
1974 Hot Times (photographed by)
1977 Destino manifiesto Documentary
1978 The Boss' Son Director of Photography
1979 Land of Indians Documentary
1981 Circle of Power
1982 Routes of Exile: A Moroccan Jewish Odyssey (documentary)
1983 Los dos Mundos de Angelita
1984 Para Viver Um Grande Amor
1985 Tropclip
1986 Além da Paixão
The Big easy Director of Photography
1989 Great Balls of Fire!
1990 Enid Is Sleeping
1991 Marisa Monte: Mais TV Movie
Blood Ties
1993 The Wrong Man
1994 Mil e Uma
1995 Uncovered
La flor de mi secreto
1996 Five Days, Five Nights
1997 Pronto (TV movie) (director of photography)
The Informant
Live Flesh
Dead by Midnight (TV movie) (director of photography)
1998 Traição
1999 All About My Mother (director of photography)
2000 Price of Glory (director of photography)
2001 Ghost World
Adriana Calcanhoto - Público (video documentary)
2003 Dot the I (director of photography)
God Is Brazilian
View from the Top (director of photography)
The Fighting Temptations
2004 Plainsong (TV movie) (director of photography)
2005 Dark Water
2006 The Queen (director of photography)
2007 Love in the Time of Cholera
2008 Nights in Rodanthe
2011 Cinema Verite (TV movie) (director of photography)
2013 Celestina pre-production


Year Film Role Notes
1971 Supergirl - Das Mädchen von den Sternen Mann vom anderen Stern (TV movie)
1993 The Wrong Man Smuggler

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