“Stepping into the shoes of Kurosawa was both an honor and quite a frightening journey,” said cinematographer Jamie D. Ramsay, who won the Bronze Frog at Camerimage this year for his striking work in the film. “And I believe the only way to do it justice was to depart from a direct homage and allow his filmic hero to sit in the background in our subconscious, so that we were allowed to go on a journey and create something new.”

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