HEAT (1995) - Direction and Obsession

by Scenes Not Talked About

In this video essay, Scenes Not Talked About takes a closer look at the shootout scene in Michael Mann’s Heat. Best known for its realistic sound design, he focuses on some of the technical aspects of the scene as well as Mann’s flawless blocking and directing, all of which highlights Lt. Vincent Hanna’s (Al Pacino) obsessive drive.

Heat

Directed by

Michael Mann

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