Movies about photographers

Movies about photographers
List of the best movies about photographers selected by visitors to our site: Colette, 2 Days in New York, Christmas Eve, Autumn Lights, Leave No Trace, Boys in the Trees, The Holiday Calendar, The Model, Escape from Tibet, Helter Skelter.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Colette (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France, Hungary, Netherlands
Duration02:37
CharactersLesbians, Strong women, Geniuses, Writers, Photographers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Money, Divorce
PlaceTrains, Party, France
Time19th century
StyleInspirational, For girls, Fascinating, Intellectual, Womens in main roles

After marrying a successful Parisian writer known commonly as Willy, Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette is transplanted from her childhood home in rural France to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Soon after, Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him. She pens a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation. After its success, Colette and Willy become the talk of Paris and their adventures inspire additional Claudine novels.

2 Days in New York (2012)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Germany
Duration01:36
CharactersFamily, Photographers, Sisters
PlotLife, Divorce, Justice, Family life
PlaceUSA, New York
TimeHalloween
StyleTwisted plot

Marion and Mingus both come from failed relationships but, by bringing their children together, they've managed to form a small yet happy family. Tensions in their household soon begin to spike when Marion's jovial father shows up on their doorstep with his randy daughter and her peculiar boyfriend in tow. As the motor-mouthed houseguests shatter every taboo imaginable, the happy couple begin to question their commitment.

Christmas Eve (2015)
Markimdb: 5
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Animals, Photographers, Surgeons
PlotFriendship, Family life, Holidays, Gifts
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, Cute, Touching

Hilarity, romance, and transcendence prevail after a power outage traps six different groups of New Yorkers inside elevators on Christmas Eve.

Autumn Lights (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, detective
CountryUSA, Iceland, France
CharactersPhotographers
PlotLove, Fight, Breakup, Weapon
PlaceForest, Party, Small cities
StyleFascinating, Tense, Touching

An American photographer adrift in a remote Icelandic community becomes entangled in the lives of a mysterious European couple.

Leave No Trace (2018)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:34
CharactersDogs, Horses, Family, Photographers, Hermits
PlotSurvival, Dancing, Chess, Money, Religious
PlaceNature, Trains
StylePsychological problems, Soulful, By books, Philosophical, Fascinating

A father and daughter live a perfect but mysterious existence in Forest Park, a beautiful nature reserve near Portland, Oregon, rarely making contact with the world. But when a small mistake tips them off to authorities, they are sent on an increasingly erratic journey in search of a place to call their own.

Boys in the Trees (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, short, detective
CountryAustralia
CharactersTeens, Wolves, Photographers
PlotTravel, Friendship, Death, Ghosts, Fear
TimeHalloween
StyleFascinating, Tense, Disturbing

On Halloween 1997, two estranged teen skaters embark on a surreal journey through their memories, dreams and fears.

The Holiday Calendar (2018)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:28
CharactersPhotographers
PlotFriendship, Fulfillment of desires, Holidays, Gifts
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, Cute, Soulful

A talented photographer stuck in a dead-end job inherits an antique Advent calendar that may be predicting the future -- and pointing her toward love.

The Model (2016)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama
CountryDenmark
Duration02:04
CharactersModels, Photographers
PlotLove, Passion, Obsession, Breakup, Love triangle
PlaceParis, France, Night Clubs
StyleFascinating

When emerging fashion model Emma gets a chance to pursue her dream of becoming an international top model, she leaves her everyday life in Denmark behind, and moves to Paris. At a photo shoot in her new hometown, she meets the attractive photographer Shane White and they fall in love. But their relationship soon turns into a dangerous obsession for Emma.

Escape from Tibet (2012)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama
CountryGermany, Luxembourg
Duration01:45
CharactersPhotographers
PlotThe escape

On the roofs of a Tibetan monastery two boys let fly a kite, but suddenly a shot rips the relaxed silence, and one of the two guys gets shot, the "Golden Boy" which is the fictitious successor to the Dalai Lama. The monks act immediately and bring him out of Tibet to secure his body. In the meantime, the Berlinese mountaineer Johanna and her Swiss friend travel to the monastery to stay there for some days...

Helter Skelter (2012)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, drama
CountryJapan
CharactersDogs, Sharks, Teens, Lesbians, Models
PlotLove, Passion, Cars, Investigation, Water
PlaceKitchen
StyleAction, Tense

Through round after round of extensive plastic surgery and vigorous maintenance, Ririko has become the absolute manifestation of beauty, and becomes a wildly successful model, actress, and singer. However, soon, her body, unable to withstand the burdens of surgery, begins to crumble, and along with it so does her mind, as she plummets towards a frightening and inevitable end.

Please Stand By (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersDogs, Blonde girls, Autistic, Photographers, Sisters
PlotTravel, Motorcycles, Money, Computers, Missing people
PlaceSpace, USA, Los Angeles
StyleLight, To cry, Fascinating

A young autistic woman runs away from her caregiver in order to boldly go and deliver her 500-page Star Trek script to a writing competition in Hollywood. On an adventure full of laughter and tears, Wendy follows the guiding spirit of Mr. Spock on her journey into the unknown.

Picture a Perfect Christmas (2019)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersBlonde girls, Photographers
PlotLove, Dancing, Friendship, Love triangle
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, Cute, Fascinating

A Los Angeles extreme-sports photographer returns home for the holiday to take care of her grandmother, only to have a neighbor grab her attention as he needs assistance watching his young nephew.

The Innocents (2016)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, history
CountryFrance, Poland
Duration02:20
CharactersDoctors, Jews, Photographers, Nuns, Surgeons
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Money, Death, Religious
PlaceForest, Hospitals
TimeWorld War II, Winter
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Makes me think, Disturbing

Poland, 1945. Mathilde, a young French Red Cross doctor, is on a mission to help the war survivors. When a nun seeks for her help, she is brought to a convent where several pregnant sisters are hiding, unable to reconcile their faith with their pregnancy. Mathilde becomes their only hope.

22 July (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, history
CountryNorway, Iceland, USA
Duration02:45
CharactersTeens, Terrorists, Lawyers, Photographers, Criminals
PlotOn real events, Soccer, Death, Political, Snow
PlaceIslands, Court, Norway
StyleNetflix, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

In Norway on 22 July 2011, right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik murdered 77 young people attending a Labour Party Youth Camp on Utöya Island outside of Oslo. This three-part story will focus on the survivors of the attacks, the political leadership of Norway, and the lawyers involved.

The Salt of the Earth (2014)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genredocumentary, biography, history
CountryFrance, Brazil, Italy
Duration01:50
CharactersPhotographers
PlotOn real events, Art
PlaceNature, Africa, France
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Serious, Beautiful landscapes

During the last forty years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps of an ever changing humanity. He has witnessed the major events of our recent history ; international conflicts, starvations and exodus… He is now embarking on the discovery of pristine territories, of the wild fauna and flora, of grandiose landscapes : a huge photographic project which is a tribute to the planet's beauty. Sebastião's Salgado's life and work are revealed to us by his son, Juliano, who went with him during his last journeys, and by Wim Wenders, a photographer himself.

The Square (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountrySweden, Germany, France, Denmark, USA
Duration02:04
CharactersDogs, Monkeys, Scammers, Journalists, Photographers
PlotDancing, Adventure, Revenge, Motorcycles, Money
PlaceJungle, Party
StyleLight, Black humor, Makes me think, Intellectual

A satirical drama reflecting our times — about the sense of community, moral courage and the affluent person’s need for egocentricity in an increasingly uncertain world.

When We First Met (2018)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration03:14
CharactersPhotographers, Pianists
PlotLove, Time travel, Time machine, Wedding, Love triangle
TimeHalloween
StyleNetflix, To cry, Fascinating

Noah spends the perfect first night with the girl of his dreams Avery but gets relegated to the friend zone. He spends the next three years wondering what went wrong - until he gets the unexpected chance to travel back in time and alter that night, and his fate, over and over again.

Princess Cyd (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Gay, Journalists, Photographers
PlotLove, Dancing, Soccer, Chess, Friendship
PlaceParty, Kitchen, Beach
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

High school athlete Cyd Loughlin lives alone with her depressive father in South Carolina, perpetually longing to get away from it all. When her aunt, famous novelist Miranda Ruth, agrees to host her for a few weeks during the summer, Cyd jumps at the opportunity. While there, she falls for a girl in the neighborhood, even as she and her aunt gently challenge each other in the realms of sex and spirit.

Finding Vivian Maier (2014)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredocumentary, detective, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
CharactersPhotographers, Cats, Artists
PlotLove, On real events, Passion, Money, Investigation
PlaceVillage, Aircraft, USA, New York
StyleInspirational, Fascinating, Serious

Vivian Maier's photos were seemingly destined for obscurity, lost among the clutter of the countless objects she'd collected throughout her life. Instead these images have shaken the world of street photography and irrevocably changed the life of the man who brought them to the public eye. This film brings to life the interesting turns and travails of the improbable saga of John Maloof's discovery of Vivian Maier, unravelling this mysterious tale through her documentary films, photographs, odd collections and personal accounts from the people that knew her. What started as a blog to show her work quickly became a viral sensation in the photography world. Photos destined for the trash heap now line gallery exhibitions, a forthcoming book and this documentary film.

The Frenchman (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, history
CountryRussia
CharactersPhotographers
PlotLove, Adventure, Death
PlaceUSSR, Moscow
StylePsychological problems, Fascinating, Makes me think

In 1957 Pierre Duran, a graduate of the École Normale, comes to Moscow on a university exchange. Here he gets acquainted with the ballerina of the Bolshoi Theatre, Kira Galkina, and the photographer Valeri Uspensky. Thanks to this acquaintance, Pierre plunges into the cultural life of the capital, not only official but also underground culture. He starts an affair with Kira. But his studies and his acquaintance with Soviet life are not Pierre’s only aim. He is searching for his father, the White officer Tatischev, who was arrested in the late 1930s. Their meeting is the film’s climax. During his year in Moscow Pierre lives a whole life, absolutely unlike everything that he knew before. When Pierre returns to Paris, he hopes to see Kira again some time. In the pocket of his jacket he has a microfilm with the issue of the underground journal “Gramota”.




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