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“I start off with a real story or event. Say, a real woman having problems with her financial system. I take that little idea and lift it up and make it fiction. Give it this magical element, what I call “mood lighting.” Mood colors, not real colors, so what you see in Rosalie, or Bagdad Cafe or Sugarbaby is colored by what my main characters imagine. I work very carefully on the actual use of… Read more
“I start off with a real story or event. Say, a real woman having problems with her financial system. I take that little idea and lift it up and make it fiction. Give it this magical element, what I call “mood lighting.” Mood colors, not real colors, so what you see in Rosalie, or Bagdad Cafe or Sugarbaby is colored by what my main characters imagine. I work very carefully on the actual use of color in my films with this in mind.” Read less
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