Barry Ackroyd on Cinematography

Award-winning cinematographer Barry Ackroyd discusses some of the scenes he filmed for Ken Loach's The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006), which he describes as the director's 'masterpiece'

The cameraman offers commentary on some of the early scenes in the film, contrasting the haunting apparition of IRA boys walking through the mist to the following sequence, shot at night by the light of oil lamps. Ackroyd expresses his admiration for the film, in particular its representation of complex moral dilemmas.


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