Robert Richardson ASC and Antoine Fuqua on Emancipation

Cinematographer Robert Richardson ASC was behind the film’s distinctive visual language. The almost monochrome look the filmmakers settled on was deemed powerful when capturing faces, as well as the film’s dramatic landscapes like the Louisiana swamps. What was happening to the character and their state of mind motivated where splashes of colour were added.
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