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This is not your typical domestic fight.
In “The Invisible Man”, writer and director Leigh Whannell wanted a visceral way to portray the physical but invisible threat at the head of the film, Cecilia, played by Elisabeth Moss. Everything comes together in this kitchen scene, where Cecilia is lifted into the air by her invisible executioner, then thrown into the room. It took a team of stuntmen, visual effects artists and a hired star to get there.
Moss, who is trained in dance, did some of the physical work in the scene, with his double stunt taking on the most intense elements. Moss was helped by sons, while wrestling with a stuntman in a green suit that would later be wiped out by visual effects.
To get the right elements of the shot, Whannell said the team used a motion control camera, a robotic platform capable of executing the same movement from shot to shot with precision. expert. They first shot the scene without interpreters, then again shot it with the actors in place.
Because so much of the action is supposed to look like a capture in one continuous shot, the filmmakers had to find a way to cut the Moss double while it was thrown on a table. Due to the motion control, they can match the images in different takes and stitch them together. The Sydney Cutting Edge company has worked to bring the invisibility effects to life.
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