CLOSE ENCOUNTERS WITH VILMOS ZSIGMOND is the result of a special encounter. The last of the Mohicans, a legendary american cinematographer, Vilmos Zsigmond, 85 years old meeting Pierre Filmon, a young french director. Pierre wanted Vilmos to shoot his first feature film : a beginner asking a veteran to stand behind his camera. After many encounters another movie took place : a movie in which the cameraman stood in front of the frame. A documentary about a cinematographer, shot in Paris, in California and his homeland Hungary, about his life and works, starring his friends (directors, actors and cinematographers).