Bartkowiak at the premiere of Doom, October 2005
March 6, 1950 |
|Spouse(s)||Diane Venora (1980-1989)|
In the early 1980s, Bartkowiak was cinematographer on three films that received Academy Award nominations for Best Picture: The Verdict, Terms of Endearment, and Prizzi's Honor. During that decade, Bartkowiak also developed a close working relationship with director Sydney Lumet, acting as director of photography on almost all of Lumet's movies between 1981 (Prince of the City) and 1993 (Guilty as Sin).
Bartkowiak made his directorial debut with Romeo Must Die a martial-arts action film starring Jet Li and Aaliyah, which was a huge hit at the box-office, a year later he made the action thriller film Exit Wounds starring Steven Seagal, the film was a hit in theaters. Cradle 2 the Grave was a moderate success at the box-office.
In December 2011, Hannibal Production hired Bartkowiak to direct an action-adventure $16 million budgeted film Beneath the Deep, which was scripted by Armand Speca. While Richard Rionda Del Castro produced the film.
|1979||3 by Cheever: The 5:48||Yes|
|1981||Prince of the City||Yes|
|Terms of Endearment||Yes|
|The Morning After||Yes|
|1992||A Stranger Among Us||Yes|
|Guilty as Sin||Yes|
|1995||A Good Man in Africa||Yes|
|1996||The Mirror Has Two Faces||Yes|
|The Devil's Advocate||Yes|
|Lethal Weapon 4||Yes|
|Romeo Must Die||Yes|
|2003||Cradle 2 the Grave||Yes|
|2009||Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li||Yes|
|Romeo Must Die||Exit Wounds||Cradle 2 the Grave|
- "Andrzej Bartkowiak". The New York Times.
- Brennan, Sandra. "Andrzej Bartkowiak Biography". Allmovie. Retrieved March 2, 2009.
- "Andrzej Bartkowiak Aboard To Direct Action Pic 'Beneath The Deep'". deadline.com. December 21, 2011. Retrieved September 11, 2015.