Death of Miroslav Ondricek

March 29, 2015
Prague, Czech Republic

Oscar-nominated Czech cameraman dies at 80
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The Associated Press

PRAGUE (AP) — Miroslav Ondricek, the Czech director of photography who was twice nominated for the Academy Awards, has died. He was 80.

Czech public television announced Ondricek's death Sunday, citing his son David, also a filmmaker. No cause was given.

Ondricek was behind the camera in some 40 movies but was best known abroad for his cooperation with his friend, director Milos Forman, who settled in the United States after the 1968 Soviet-led invasion...

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