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“artificial” look comes with a reason. In Bluebird, I tried as much as possible to build the world through Lucy’s eyes, a child who is constantly daydreaming of another reality. So to me it made perfect sense to use this style, because indeed the world of the film should look somewhat like a “childish”, “fantastical” version of reality. There are only a couple of moments when this style is broken and we shoot compositions in a more conventional way. In contrast with the rest of the film, this implies that Lucy is

then being dropped back down to Earth, being awakened from her fantasy to deal with reality. The use of colour in the props, costumes and sets was also quite important as a way of building visual cues and meaning. Our main idea for colour use was to input NASA’s main colours - red and blue - into the story. As the title suggests though, the most important colour throughout the film is blue. Lucy is always wearing her

WomenCinemakers // Special Edition  
WomenCinemakers // Special Edition  
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