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Rebel Without a Crew: Or How a 23-Year-Old Filmmaker with $7,000 Became a Hollywood Player Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter Three, "Preproduction" Summary

Robert Rodríguez
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Chapter Three, "Preproduction" Summary and Analysis

One word can sum up this entire chapter - improvisation. From costumes to finding locations and actors, everything is improvised, so at first it is a bit of a struggle. In preparation for the shooting in Mexico, Gallardo has found an outfit for his role, but it is not entirely black. Because of lack of funds, there is no other choice, though. Similarly, Rodriguez is restricted in his choice of material, as he thinks the quality of the image might suffer from it. Nonetheless, he is certain that his shooting and editing style will compensate for any inadequacies in costuming. Once in Acusa, Rodriguez and Gallardo's search for a female actress continues, and so does their quest for the perfect set: a bar, a jail, and a bedroom with a large bathtub, among other locations. After a...

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