Luciano Tovoli

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Tovoli in September 2012, at the Manaki Brothers Film Festival in Bitola, Macedonia

Luciano Tovoli, ASC, AIC[1] (born 30 October 1936 in Massa Marittima, Italy) is an Italian cinematographer and filmmaker. With a career spanning over five decades, he is considered one of Italy's premier cinematographers, collaborating with numerous acclaimed filmmakers such as Michelangelo Antonioni, Francis Veber, Dario Argento, Ettore Scola, and Julie Taymor.

Films that Tovoli has photographed include The Passenger (1975), Suspiria (1977), Titus (1999). He has been a longtime collaborator of Barbet Schroeder, having worked with the Iranian-born filmmaker's Reversal of Fortune (1990), Single White Female (1992), Before and After (1996), Murder by Numbers (2002), and Inju: The Beast in the Shadow (2008).

In 1983, Tovoli directed and cowrote Il Generale dell'armata morte based on a novel by Ismail Kadare, starring Marcello Mastroianni and Anouk Aimée.

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  1. ^ "Brief Interviews with ASC members". American Cinematographer. American Society of Cinematographers. December 2011. Archived from the original on August 16, 2018. Retrieved August 16, 2018.

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