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RyanCaleb
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Russian Color Culture

Postby RyanCaleb » Sep 7th, 17, 10:41

Hi all,

The second I started watching Интерны I noticed the colors were crazily vibrant. When comparing to a show like Grey's Anatomy. Bright blues reds and greens in every shot. I'm watching a show on youtube now call Как я стал русским and the same thing is happening. The costume design to the set decor are vibrant bright colors, it's unlike anything I've ever seen in American TV shows. It's most obvious on the main character who always wears khakis and deeply saturated shirts. Most of the time it goes unnoticed but every once in a while a shot will just be filled to the brim with vibrant colors and I immediately see it as strange and to be honest somewhat fake. Don't get me wrong, I like it, I think it makes the whole atmosphere of the shows more happy. But I'm not sure if it's a camera trick, a kind of cultural movement or what. I know movies I've seen don't seem to be doing this. Does anyone know what the cause or origin of doing this to TV shows is?

After googling "kitchen" in english vs russian, it seems more obvious that a cultural difference is separate our design schemes.
Is this compensation for Russia's cold weather?






I didn't find the right solution from the internet.
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Re: Russian Color Culture

Postby serg730 » Sep 12th, 17, 17:36

By the way, this series starred American actor :)
Television series don't show the culture.
In Russia use different colors depending on the time of year.
In summer more than bright colors, dark colors in the Winter.
But if you take pictures of everyday life, Russia is not different from other countries.


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