CARLITO'S WAY: The Power of Colour

Director Brian De Palma frequently uses color to advance narrative and add depth to his characters. In this video essay, Mr Nerdista focuses specifically on Carlito’s Way, illustrating how De Palma uses color to evoke the past and to connect audiences to the film’s protagonist, Carlito Brigante.

Mr Nerdista

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