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Miroslav Ondricek, two-time Oscar nominated cinematographer, dies at 80

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Czech director of photography Miroslav Ondricek, who was behind the camera for movies such as Amadeus, Silkwood, and A League of their Own, has died at the age of 80. He was nominated twice for an Academy Award in the Cinematography category, for Ragtime and Amadeus—both of which he made with his often-collaborator, director Milos Forman.  The two are cited as instrumental figures in the Czech New Wave. He received the International Achievement award from the American Society of Cinematographers in 2004. 

Czech public television announced his death Sunday, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Ondricek is survived by his son, David. A cause of death was not given.  

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