RoboCop (1987) / Jost Vacano, ASC

, Episode #56

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American Cinematographer's Iain Marcks talks with cinematographer Jost Vacano, ASC about his work on the brutal sci-fi satire RoboCop (1987), directed by Paul Verhoeven. He breaks down his visual approach, his careful use of the subjective camera, the withholding of a full shot of the RoboCop character until late in the film, and his use of a custom-built handheld camera rig.

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