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[on the subterranean hallways and vacant rooms in Horse Money
(2014)] Most of them were shot in two different hospitals. Of course one doesn't need to think about it like this, but Ventura said, "I know a lot of hospitals, I've been there." Most places are where patients do not go, down, down, down, mainly in the biggest hospital that you see from the outside. The last one is one of the oldest ...
Costa's films, at least since In Vanda's Room
(2000), have shared certain unique characteristics: they are shot using a digital video camera, "a camera that you can buy in a supermarket," says the director; the production is collaborative, the people on screen 'playing' themselves, supplying their own words and working as an ad hoc film crew with Costa; they use real locations and whatever light ...
Getting incredible performances out of non-actors.