Girls on film

Working on a Mike Leigh film is as singular an experience for director of photography Dick Pope as it is for the actors. "When I go there on the first day of shooting, I have very little idea of what's going to happen," he says of his duties on Leigh projects such as Life Is Sweet, Naked, Secrets & Lies, and now Career Girls, which October Films released last month. "I have only the briefest outline of what the story's going to be about. You have to be courageous, really, and expect

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