Cinematographer Adam Frisch posted this message on the Cinematography.com forum :
It's my very sad duty to report that Harris Savides has just died. Harris had been sick for awhile, but was as far as I know doing better. Don't know the final cause of death. Not only a brilliant DP and a true legend in his own time, but also by all accounts from people that knew him - a true gent.
Savides was in my opinion the best cinematographer of his generation. His work on Zodiac and The Game was memorable and transcended Fincher's vision.
What he achieved on Glazer's masterpiece Birth is simply mesmerizing. I am, we are, very very sad to loose him.
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