Even if you saw DEJA VU starring Denzel Washington in the movie theatres-- or on an airplane...let me tell you the DVD is well worth the rental price...or purchase...blogged by Joyce Schwarz, www.hollywood2020.blogs.com.
IF YOU HAVEN"T SEEN DEJA VU ...you may not know what I'm talking about:
Here's a pix below from www.thecia.com.au (the Cinematic Intelligence Agency-- really believe me).
According to the DVD and reports we found online like this one (note link below) :
* the main surveillance screen is made up of 72 tiles
*an image at any given time can be blown up from one foot to 20 larger-than-life feet
. A special video-unit crew was assigned the task of capturing every visual that appears on the tiles
Ultimately, over 500 hours of footage were shot that would be edited and projected in this time-window lab set.
"We couldn’t have shot DÉJÀ VU without using Genesis cameras because they gave us a ton of flexibility,” Cinematographer Paul Cameron explains. “The main reason for using Genesis conceptually in DÉJÀ VU is our time-window lab set that looks into the past had to be photographed on a stage with rear-screen projection. We wanted the absolute sharpest, clearest image so that when we rephotographed the time window with actors in front of it, it would be absolutely sharp and as 3-D as possible.”
Here's a link to a more-indepth version with some of the comments/notes above from CINEMAREVIEW.COM.....
DEJA VU. Location And Special Effects Production of DÉJÀ VU was set to begin in the fall of 2005, amidst the watery beauty and inimitably soulful atmosphere ...