Monochromatic Morality Tale

Monochromatic Morality Tale

DP Conrad L. Hall Lights the Deep Depression-Era Road to Perdition in Tones Brown and Somber

Since its release in July, Road to Perdition has received critical plaudits for its acting, its powerful and economical storytelling and, not least, for its dark-toned, rain-drenched cinematography. Despite the reviews, DP Conrad L. Hall, ASC, says he didn't intend the film to be perceived as "beautiful." In fact, says Hall, director Sam Mendes and he knew what they didn't w

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