After the release of Major Ravi – Mohanlal combo’s much hyped film 1971 Beyond Borders, so many complaints came about the lighting and coloring at the end. Last 30 minutes of the movie was the war scene between India and Pakistan and the major portions were shot at night. Many viewers complained that they can’t even recognize anyone during that war scenes. Now the cinematographer Sujith Vasudev, himself explained through his latest Facebook Post.
Sujith Vasudev Say’s those 30 minute scenes were well shot and colored and even checked by several team members. But the issue they faced is the quality and lighting of Theaters. They can’t color according to various theaters and they done it in a unique way. He say’s there should be a standardization among the theaters, so as to avoid these issues.
Here’s the full post :
1971: Beyond Borders was directed by Major Ravi and is the fourth instalment in the Major Mahadevan film series, with Mohanlal reprising his role as Colonel Mahadevan and an additional character of Major Sahadevan. It also features Bollywood actor Arunoday Singh and Telugu actor Allu Sirish. The film, set in two time periods is based on the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 and acts as a prequel as well as a follow-up to the series. Originally made in Malayalam language, the film will also have dubbed versions in Telugu and Tamil.
Dialogues were written by Shiju Nambyath for the script of Ravi. The film was shot by Sujith Vaassudev, while Gopi Sunder provided the film score. Siddharth Vipin, Najim Arshad, and Rahul Subramanian composed the soundtrack. 1971: Beyond Borders released on 7 April 2017 in India and got mixed reviews from both viwers and critics