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Cinematographer Michael Ballhaus dies, 81

Cinematographer Michael Ballhaus dies, 81

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<p>World-renowned German cinematographer, <a href="http://variety.com/2017/film/news/michael-ballhaus-dead-dies-scorsese-departed-1202029216/">Michael Ballhaus</a>, has died at the age of 81.</p> <p>Last year he was honoured with a lifetime achievement award at the Berlinale – Germany’s annual International Film Festival.</p> <p>Known for shooting the likes of ‘The Departed’ and ‘Goodfellas’ his career spanned over four decades.</p> <p>Ballhaus died at home in Berlin following a short illness.</p>