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EDWARD LACHMAN, A.S.C. (born March 31, 1948) is an American cinematographer and director. Lachman is mostly associated with the American independent film movement, and has served as director of photography on films by Todd Haynes (including _ Far From Heaven _ in 2002, which earned Lachman an Academy Award
Academy Award
nomination ), Ulrich Seidl , Wim Wenders , Steven Soderbergh and Paul Schrader . His other work includes Werner Herzog 's _La Soufrière _ (1977), _Desperately Seeking Susan _ (1985), Sofia Coppola 's directorial debut, _The Virgin Suicides _ (1999), Robert Altman 's last picture _A Prairie Home Companion _ (2006), and Todd Solondz 's _Life During Wartime _ (2009). He is a member of the American Society of Cinematographers .

In 1989, Lachman co-directed a segment of the anthology film _ Imagining America _. In 2002, Lachman co-directed the controversial _ Ken Park _ with Larry Clark . In 2013, Lachman produced a series of videos in collaboration with French electronic duo Daft Punk , for the duo's album _ Random Access Memories _.

CONTENTS

* 1 Life and education * 2 Selected credits * 3 References * 4 External links

LIFE AND EDUCATION

Lachman was born to a Jewish family in Morristown, New Jersey , the son of Rosabel (Roth) and Edward Lachman, a movie theater distributor and owner. He attended Harvard University and studied in France at the