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Committing Suicide

Suicide Kings, an edgy indie directed by feature first-timer Peter O'Fallon, opens with an ambitious six-and-a-half-minute Steadicam shot through Los Angeles' Biltmore Hotel that gave DP Christopher Baffa one of his momentary panic attacks. Fortunately the sequence came at the end of production on the movie. Baffa says, "I can only liken it to being a veteran of combat. After being overseas for a few years, you come home, and there's not going to be a lot that rattles your day."

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