Light comedy

Comedy needs light. That's Mike Myers' credo, according to DP Ueli Steiger, and when it came to filming the star of Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Steiger was only too happy to oblige.

"Mike is very particular about having himself lit so that you can see his eyes and the rest of his face," says the German-born Steiger. "He has to be brighter than anybody else. I think it comes from the old vaudeville theory, where the lead performer always has a spotlight on him. You have to b

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