Cannes : "Tetro" trailer

By mikejones | mikejones May 5, 2009 at 4:36AM

Cannes : "Tetro" trailer
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Coppola's black-and-white drama starring Vincent Gallo, "Tetro," has a trailer up. It shows the extreme limits online video has with blacks -- muddy and narrow.

IMDb has this bit of trivia:

Francis Ford Coppola decided to shoot this film the same way he shot Rumble Fish (1983): in black-and-white, with occasional bursts of colour, since both films held "a spiritual connection" with each other (both are dramas about relationships, primarily that of brotherhood).

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To attain the film's visual style, director Francis Ford Coppola and cinematographer Mihai Malaimare Jr. watched La notte (1961), Baby Doll (1956) and On the Waterfront (1954); films Coppola had admired during his student years.