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Jason Jacobs <[log in to unmask]>
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Breaking Bad end episode 3-7 (One Minute), intentional. 

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-----Original Message-----
From: Film and TV Studies Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Ernest Mathijs
Sent: 14 August 2010 10:39
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Subject: Re: [SCREEN-L] Saving Private Ryan's blood on the camera technique

It's not on the cinemagora list, and it's pre-Ryan: Braveheart

Some websites discussing it regard it as unintentional.

Ernest Mathijs

On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 8:10 AM, Dumas <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Brian DePalma's CASUALTIES OF WAR (1989) has a scene in which blood
> splatters on the lens (a character standing in a rice paddy in Vietnam is
> shot from behind).  This instance may be particularly relevant to the
> inquiry b/c DePalma and Spielberg were close friends, and Spielberg was
> apparently deeply impressed by CASUALTIES -- Spielberg had recently
> foundered with a couple of attempts at "serious" filmmaking, and he felt
> that DePalma had succeeded where he had failed.  There is an interview in
> which Spielberg talks at length about how good the film is, although I
> don't
> remember where I found it.
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