Loved True Detective's Six-Minute Tracking Shot? Watch This Horror Film

Long tracking shots can do a lot to impact the tone and pacing of a story, and in the one-shot short film Cólera, it amps up the horror. In a remote town, an angry mob confronts a man infected with a deforming illness, but their anger may be more dangerous than his presence.

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Icíar Bollaín directed Cólera, and its single shot is actually a bit of a cheat. The film was shot at dusk over three days and then digitally stitched together. The effect is no less chilling, however.

[via Short of the Week]

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TheLachrymist
TheLachrymist

How about a trailer for a 25 minute single take short film premiering at the Pittsburgh Independent Film Festival next weekend?