Looking backwards

DP Matthew Jensen had to come up with two overlapping yet distinct looks for the oddball black-and-white indie Man of the Century. The main character, Johnny Twennies (played by co-writer and co-producer Gibson Frazier), is a 1990s New York newspaper columnist convinced he's living in the 1920s. Not even his hip art-dealer girlfriend (Susan Egan) can disabuse him of the notion; actually, she finds his archaic lingo and courtly manners rather sweet.

"Overall, we were trying to balance

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