View Full Version : That last scene in Branagh's Much Ado About Nothing

03-30-2003, 09:18 PM
At the end of the movie when everyone is dancing around, the camera follows people through a couple of arched doorways and then moves high up into the air, in what appears to be one seamless shot. How in the world did they do this? Sneaky editing? Trained seagulls? I'm baffled!

03-31-2003, 12:16 AM
Zoom satellite.

03-31-2003, 05:10 PM
There are so many ways a camera can be rigged to a crane I'm not surprized that it can be choreographed with enough forethought.

Still in all, it impressed the hell out of me as well. The first time I watched this movie I had to rewind and watch the ending at least five times. Of course it was an impressive shot, but I think that by the time it starts the movie is projecting so much joy you can't helped but be bowled over a little.

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