Cameraman František Uldrich dies aged 77

01-09-2013

Czech cinematographer František Uldrich died in Prague on Saturday, at the age of 77, his family has said. Mr Uldrich shot nearly 50 films in his career that began in the 1960s; he often collaborated with the acclaimed director František Vláčil with whom he made nine movies including Valley of the Bees, Adelheid, and Smoke on the Potato Fields. František Uldrich also shot several popular Czech fairytales and comedies.