We’ve been throwing superlatives at Denis Villeneuve‘s “Sicario” all year, and it’s hardly a surprise the white-knuckle, nerve-jangling thriller landed in the number two slot of our 20 Best Films Of 2015. At every level, the movie is executed with a high level of proficiency, and no element of the production is left as an afterthought. Two of the biggest reasons the film is such a success recently sat down for a conversation about the picture.
Actress Emily Blunt and cinematographer Roger Deakins got together this week as part of MoMA Film’s Contenders series for an in depth discussion about “Sicario.” It’s a rare talk in that it’s not often you find actors and cinematographers speaking about their working relationship, and the discussion extends from there, diving into the process of collaboration and much more.
It’s a fascinating talk, and it’s a reminder of the tremendous skill sets of those involved in bringing “Sicario” to life. Watch below.