Acclaimed cinematographer João Fernandes talks for the first time about being “Harry Flecks”

I love his man…

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João Fernandes is the biggest name in adult film cinematography, that you’ve never heard of. He is responsible for shooting many of the finest examples of “Golden Age” porn, including “Take Off”, and “Through The Looking Glass”. He has worked with directors such as Doris Wishman, Armand Weston, Anthony Spinelli, Jonas Middleton, and even Blaxploitation star Fred Williamson. Born in Brasil, he studied film at NYU under Haig P. Manoogian, who had taught Scorcese, and cites Fellini as his greatest influence. His collaboration with Gerard Damiano Sr. began in 1972, on the film “Deep Throat”.

 João Fernandes & Jerry Damiano of the Set of João Fernandes & Jerry Damiano of the Set of “The Story of Joanna” 1975

João shot all of my father’s most acclaimed films, including “The Devil in Miss Jones”, “Memories within Miss Aggie”, and his masterpiece, “The Story of Joanna”. The two shared a dream…

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