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#1 Steve Zimmerman

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Posted 03 February 2006 - 02:32 AM

While not a perfect horror film, I did like the sincere tone to High Tension (Haute Tension). I thought the look was beautiful and unique. The image quality is uniformly grainy, but with very saturated colors and high contrast. I was curious how this was acheived. Just guessing here, I get the feeling the film may have been shot in one of two ways: 1: Slow negative stock(200asa?) pushed two stops, or 2: E-6 Reversal (5285) 100D pushed two stops. Does anyone know anything about this film?


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Posted 03 February 2006 - 09:11 AM

While not a perfect horror film, I did like the sincere tone to High Tension (Haute Tension). I thought the look was beautiful and unique. The image quality is uniformly grainy, but with very saturated colors and high contrast. I was curious how this was acheived. Just guessing here, I get the feeling the film may have been shot in one of two ways: 1: Slow negative stock(200asa?) pushed two stops, or 2: E-6 Reversal (5285) 100D pushed two stops. Does anyone know anything about this film?
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"Haute Tension":

http://lionsgatepubl...s/pro_notes.doc

MAXIME ALEXANDRE
Director of Photography

Cinematographer Maxime Alexandre hails from France, and his first two feature film credits are for the company Alexandre Productions, including Alexandre Aja?s thriller HAUTE TENSION and Alexandre Arcady?s comedy MARIAGE MIXTE. He next lensed the thriller THE DEFENDER, starring and directed by Dolph Lundgren. Alexandre has two films at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival, Laila Marrakchi?s Moroccan drama MAROCK and Colin Teague?s THE LAST DROP with Billy Zane. He recently wrapped production on the thriller CATACOMBS, and next begins work on the remake of the horror classic THE HILLS HAVE EYES, produced by Wes Craven and directed by Alexandre Aja.



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Posted 03 February 2006 - 10:37 AM

>> High Tension (Haute Tension), How was the look achieved? <<

I'm guessing without any attention paid to the story.






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#4 Steve Zimmerman

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Posted 04 February 2006 - 01:31 AM

After some research I answered my own question. :P
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