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Alfonso Cuaron’s pioneering “Gravity” faced enormous special-effects hurdles before it could achieve lift off. Filming stretched over four and a half years, forcing Warner Bros. to delay its release by eleven months. Production got off to a rocky start on the first day of shooting when a special camera the crew had rigged up to a two-ton robot broke down. The device was intended to hurtle towards stars Sandra Bullock and George Clooney before stopping as close as an inch from their faces, so precision was of utmost importance. Also read: Lost in Space With Sandra Bullock: Alfonso Cuaron’s 10 Laws. »


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