'Wolf Totem' DP Jean-Marie Dreujou Says Film Was an Exercise in Patience

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Wolf Totem cinematographer Jean-Marie Dreujou mixed wildlife photography with a narrative to shoot the film, which documents an exiled intellectual who befriends a wolf cub that roams his new home in Inner Mongolia.

“You always have to wait for the right moment to capture the animals,” Drejou tells Variety. "We [also] waited for long times to catch the perfect images of clouds and landscapes."