Wilde style

DP Martin Fuhrer, a great fan of desaturation, had been hoping for some time to use the bleach bypass process on a feature film. Wilde, a biography of the late-19th-century Irish-born London playwright and novelist Oscar Wilde, may not have seemed a natural subject for a black-and-white-in-color look. But Fuhrer and director Brian Gilbert were determined to make the film visually distinctive from so many others with a similar setting.

"We started off looking at period painters: Sargen

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