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Hollywood Noir in 'I Am The Night' by Patty Jenkins

TNT's limited television series, I Am The Night, takes viewers on a journey into one of Hollywood's most nefarious chapters. Inspired by Fauna Hodel's autobiography, One Day She'll Darken, the series follows a young woman named Fauna (India Eisley) as she sets out to uncover the truth about her past and her connection to one of the city's most notorious unsolved crimes.

Written by Sam Sheridan and directed by Patty Jenkins (Wonder Woman), the first two episodes of the show establish a dark, noir-esque look and feel that perfectly captures the ominous tone of the story. Cinematographer Matthew Jensen ASC selected KODAK VISION3 500T Color Negative Film 5219 and VISION3 250D Color Negative Film 5207 to help create the show's distinctive style.

I am the night
I Am The Night

The use of film in the production of I Am The Night helps to create a haunting and timeless feel that perfectly captures the essence of the story. The show's use of light and shadow, along with its striking color palette, creates a mood that is both foreboding and captivating.

India Eisley delivers a powerful performance as Fauna, a young woman who is determined to uncover the truth about her past, no matter what the cost. Chris Pine also delivers a standout performance as Jay Singletary, a former journalist who becomes embroiled in Fauna's quest for the truth.

I am the night
I Am The Night

A gripping and haunting journey into Hollywood's dark past. With its stunning visuals, excellent performances, and masterful storytelling, it is a must-watch. The show's use of film helps to create a timeless feel that perfectly captures the essence of the story. If you're looking for a series that will keep you on the edge of your seat from start to finish, then I Am The Night is definitely worth checking out.


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