Best drama movie visible crew/equipment of 1997

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Chasing Amy picture

Visible crew/equipment: The cameraman is visible in the reflection of window while Holden is walking back to his car in the rain.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Jack comes to the first class door for the first time in his tux, you can see a cameraman in the glass door just before he enters. (00:54:55)

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Visible crew/equipment: In the shoot 'em up scene at the hangar near the beginning of the film, right after Tito and Wanda take down Pollux, when Troy shoots an agent in the stomach and the agent flies back - you can see at least two cable wires pulling him backwards. You can first notice the 2 wires when the agent is running in slow motion right before he shoots him. (00:14:15)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Ethan Hawke is picking out a suit and shoes, you see a distinct hand on the left side of the closet holding up what must be a false wall. (00:33:25)

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Visible crew/equipment: The camera searches for Dora whilst Guido plays music through the open window. In her room, you can easily see a cable (from a microphone or a spotlight?) on the left side of the screen. (01:42:00)

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Visible crew/equipment: Near the beginning, when the new kid (Scott Bairstow) first goes to biology class, after roll call, he is talking to another character and you can totally see the boom mike. The whole microphone is in the shot.

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Visible crew/equipment: Early in the movie, Melvin walks for the first time to the restaurant in which Carol works. As Melvin turns the corner on the sidewalk and walks towards the camera, he is surrounded by extras playing people he must dodge. If you look in the center and right background, you will see New York spectators standing in the middle of the street, watching the movie being made. (00:10:20)

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Visible crew/equipment: In a scene midway through the film where Glenn Close etc receive the fax from the plane, the tracks for the camera can be seen on the floor.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Robinsons Crusoe's boat breaks lose, you see a shot of a beach, and in the lower left corner there is some kind of information board. (00:59:50)

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Visible crew/equipment: As Ellie runs up the stairs of the observatory after hearing the first audio transmission from space, she runs towards doors with two large glass windows in them. As she opens the doors, a crewman/cameraman is visible in the right window for a brief fraction of a second.

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Visible crew/equipment: During the Trojan War, when Odysseus yells "Fight. Fight. FIGHT. ", a soldier plays the flute and they all run down the hill, a cameraman with a blue t-shirt and sunglasses is visible.

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Visible crew/equipment: After Bobby is pushed off the cliff by Grace, towards the end of the shot of him rolling on the rocks, a black pad is visible under his shirt and attached to his trousers which was used for the stunt. (01:49:20)

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Selena picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Abraham is introducing the roles of what the children are going to play, he demonstrates what Suzette is going to do on the drums and falls back. If you see under him, you see a kind of pillow to break his fall. When the shot changes you see that it's not there.

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Visible crew/equipment: When the President of U.S. is talking to his Secretary of State in order to replace the judge, the boom mic is visible at the top of the screen for the whole scene.

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187 (1997)

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Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where Samuel L. Jackson is in his house with the girl student that takes off her her clothes, you can visibly see the boom mike swing across in the top right hand corner.

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Breakdown picture

Visible crew/equipment: Just after the beginning credits end, you can see the reflections of the boom, the crew and other things as they pass the 4x4. (Most visible on VHS version). (00:02:35)

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Donnie Brasco picture

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where the two are crossing the bridge in the car, the camera crew can be seen several times as reflections in the windscreen when the shot changes to outside the car.

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Seven Years in Tibet picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Brad Pitt is taken prisoner by the English, he tries to escape and is thrown in prison. As the camera turns back to the door, the shadow of a microphone is visible left to the door.

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Visible crew/equipment: In the lead-in to the movie, as it is showing the aerial shots from the helicopter, at one point you can actually see the shadow of the helicopter in the bottom right hand corner.

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Visible crew/equipment: While Teddy Roosevelt is gathering information on casualties in the first battle, a microphone pops into the shot at the lower left.

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