Posted 28 August 2005 - 11:00 AM
Posted 04 September 2005 - 09:43 PM
I can almost guarantee it was shot on a Sony F900, simply because that's pretty much the only HD camera available for rental in australia. There's the odd Varicam around, and Panavision can wrangle a genesis camera if you've got the cash (which no one does), but the F900 is really the only thing around. I've done a few HD shoots down here, and the only HD camera I've ever worked with is an F900 (and i'm pretty sure it was the same F900).
Posted 04 September 2005 - 11:31 PM
Posted 13 October 2005 - 12:48 AM
Posted 07 January 2006 - 11:23 AM
the story left a little to be desired... the first act was WAY too long, maybe 35 min? and there were some big logic gaps in the actions of the protag(s). and the ending was probably too indebted to history, and would have benefited from some fiction. those facts notwithstanding, it wasn't a predictable hollywood thriller, so i enjoyed it's grittiness, sense of realism and despair, and the vacuous outback shots.
Posted 07 January 2006 - 08:55 PM
and the ending was probably too indebted to history, and would have benefited from some fiction.
my understanding is that (despite the subtitles) it WAS fiction...
I thought the HD tended to swing all over the map (in the print I saw, at least) from very video-y (the party scenes) to gorgeous and very filmic. There was an obviously standard-def shot of the airplane in-flight that was a bit jarring.
oof, kinda brutal too.