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by Philana Payton

The opening scene of the film uses visual techniques to convey the internal and external struggles of the main character, Alike. Color is extremely important throughout the film as well as the ways color and lighting work together to establish a specific mood for each scene. Once again, Bradford Young captures the essence of the characters through his mastery of cinematography.

Vivid color and creative lighting techniques in Pariah

The opening scene of the film that establishes the main characters identity struggle visually using lighting, costume, and color.

from Pariah (2011)
Creator: Dee Rees
Posted by Philana Payton