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VIDEO | HOW WERE THE SPECIAL EFFECTS OF THE FILM “EDGE OF THE FUTURE”
Fiction thriller “Face of the Future” with Tom Cruise in the lead role was released on Russian screens in June 2014 and received very high marks critics. What happened on the set of this spectacular blockbuster? Let’s see.
“Face of the Future” (in the English original Edge of Tomorow) is based on the Japanese novel “All you need – is to kill” (2004) writer Hiroshi Sakuradzaki, later turned into a manga (Japanese comics).
The plot of the war between earthlings and aliens brutal, which is almost impossible to win in a fair fight. The protagonist, played by Tom Cruise, as a result of a combination of circumstances is endowed with supernormal aliens: after his death, he is reborn the day before, and at the same time remember everything that happened to him. A sort of “Groundhog Day”, but dark and about aliens. Thus, he begins to scrutinize the enemy and develop a strategy for fighting, dying over and over again, gaining valuable experience in parallel. You can view the official Russian trailer of the film below:
As picture shows many large-scale battle scenes of confrontation earthlings and aliens. You will be surprised that most of these frames has been removed without the use of painted explosions and flying by actors shells. All pyrotechnics was quite a real one, and the actors and stuntmen stunts performed on the background of almost real fighting. All of this can be seen in the video, cut from the documentary records made on the set:
Another interesting point shooting are ekzokostyumy soldiers. Each costume depending on the configuration weighs 27 to 57 pounds, and the actors performed in costumes for several hours a day, which was a real challenge for them. Emily Blunt, who sang the role in the movie fearless Rita even cried after the first try on ekzokostyum weighing 38 pounds, because she was going to star in it for five months.
When the actor had to run fast on the battlefield in the heavy suit, helped him in this difficult lebёdochnye mechanisms supporting the suit with the help of steel cables. But in some scenes the actors to move independently on site, using only your muscle strength.
And in the end you can see the 13-minute cutting frames from the movie interspersed with interviews with the main actors, who will talk about what happened on the set. You will learn what challenges they faced during the production of the film, and that they especially remember after the shooting.Viewing:-159
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