Morris' films almost always include 're-creations' of scenes, using
actors, sets, etc. Calling his films 'documentaries' is stretching a bit.
I believe he likes the term 'non-fiction film.'
In article <[log in to unmask]>,
Scott Hutchins <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> The other day I purchased the soundtrack for _The Thin Blue Line_, and I
> noticed that it listed a production designer among the credits.  I was
> wondering how someone could be a production desginer on this sort of film
> which uses all real-life sets, buildings, etc, just as they are in life,
> save for how Morris shows them.  Would it be a token/union mandate job in
> this case?
> Scott
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