Emmanuel Lubezki ASC, AMC, the three times consecutive academy award winner, is well poised to get Oscar for best cinematography for the fourth consecutive time in 2017. The bold and stunning photography of Lubezki in ‘ Last Days In The Desert’ has already received accolades from film fraternities. And, its been widely considered by the industry that his breathtaking images from the film will certainly lead to glory at Oscars 2017.
The film is about a fictional chapter of Jesus who goes on fasting and wandering the desert for 40 days.On the Odyssey, he encounters evil, which tests his beliefs, patience, and human values. Ewan McGregor plays both Jesus and evil. And, he is expected to receive Oscar for best actor owing to his impeccable performance.
Critically acclaimed Colombian director Rodrigo Garcia has directed the film. It was exhibited in Sundance film festival, and received phenomenal response from critics and audiences. The film is slated for release in May of 2016.
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Author: Balaji Thangapandian, Film Theorist