John Bailey, ASC: The Stylization of Mishima

Bailey reflects on shooting in Tokyo with director Paul Schrader, finding the appropriate style for each of Mishima’s sections, and taking to heart the lessons learned while studying Jack Cardiff’s Technicolor cinematography. (6:35)

Referenced clip: Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (DVD, 0:42:45 – 0:45:08)

  1. The Evolution of the Camera
  2. European Cinema's Impact on Hollywood
  3. The Battle of Algiers
  4. Slow Cinema
  5. 3-Strip Technicolor
  6. The Stylization of Mishima
  7. The Intimacy of Anamorphic
  8. Q & A