Without being held back by the production committee, they were free to experiment on set in a way previous film committee movies hadn’t necessarily allowed. ‘With zero-budget independent films you actually have more freedom to be creative. For example, we had an on-set idea like ‘oh, since this is a movie about making movies, we should make parody posters of films that are about lowlives such as Mean Streets, Eyes Wide Shut, and The Godfather’,’ recalled Torel. ‘So I got the actors on set and I showed them a photo of the Godfather poster, and we took a photo like that and used that to promote the film.’
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