Brad Furman’s The Infiltrator tells the true story of a federal agent who went deep undercover in the late ’80s to embed himself in a notorious drug cartel.
“I’m really not a massive fan of digital cinema, and I wanted it feel and look like film, so we worked very hard to do that,” Furman tellls The Moveable Fest. “We used these old Hawk [V Lite Anamorphic] lenses and it started with our wonderful cinematographer, Joshua Reis, who’s absolutely brilliant. We worked hand-in-hand to create different color palette looks and imagery that were defining of the movie we were trying to make. I just felt the underbelly of the story, and the dirt and grit of the story were so significant, and I wanted to evoke and capture that in a way that you would feel the slick grittiness of it, because it is that.”
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