Days of Heaven (1978)

Days of Heaven, a Terrence Malick classic follows a hot-tempered farm laborer who convinces the woman he loves to marry their rich but dying boss so that they can have a claim to his fortune. At the 1979 Academy Awards, the film deservedly won an award for Best Cinematography which was credited to Néstor Almendros, who also worked on films such as Sophie’s Choice (1982), The Blue Lagoon (1980), and Kramer vs. Kramer (1979).