The Cinematography of “Braveheart” (1995)

The Cinematography of “Braveheart” (1995)
Cinematographer: John Toll
Won the 1996 Academy Award for Best Cinematography

Check out this page on John Toll which is a good source of information about Toll and his movies. Additionally check out this interview. He talks about how he got started, working on “Wind”, shooting “Braveheart”, working with Terrence Malick on “The Thin Red Line”, “Vanila Sky”, shooting commercials and the “digital revolution”

2 comments


  • AL Fahoum

    nice work.

    May 28, 2015
  • One of the absolute best. You can almost feel the mud and taste the wind. The movie always conveyed me a sense of magic like a fairytale. I wonder if that was Mel’s and John’s intention.

    Frame no. 371 is very similar to one shot fromThe Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, where Aragorn kisses Arwen in the moonlight.

    November 8, 2017

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