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Poll: Dogma 95

Dogma 95 was a movement started by Danish directors in the 1990s. It proposed certain restrictions on filmmaking, mostly technologically, in order to focus on aspects like story or acting and to retain independence from studios.

Which rule, as written in the Dogma 95 manifesto, do you think would be most restricting when making films?

(the pictures are used as counter-examples to the rules)

Discuss here

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    Harrison Ford in Blade Runner (1982)

    Shooting must be done on location. Props and sets must not be brought in (if a particular prop is necessary for the story, a location must be chosen where this prop is to be found).
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    Mark Hamill and Bob Anderson in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

    The sound must never be produced apart from the images or vice versa. (Music must not be used unless it occurs where the scene is being shot.)
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    Charlotte Bruus Christensen

    The camera must be hand-held. Any movement or immobility attainable in the hand is permitted.
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    Robert Mitchum and Jane Greer in Out of the Past (1947)

    The film must be in colour. Special lighting is not acceptable. (If there is too little light for exposure the scene must be cut or a single lamp be attached to the camera).
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    Zoe Saldana and Sam Worthington in Avatar (2009)

    Optical work and filters are forbidden.
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    Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

    Temporal and geographical alienation are forbidden. (That is to say that the film takes place here and now).
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    Michael J. Fox in Back to the Future Part II (1989)

    Genre movies are not acceptable.
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    The Hateful Eight (2015)

    The film format must be Academy 35 mm.
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    Melancholia (2011)

    The director must not be credited.

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