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Behind the Scenes: Children of Men

Yesterday Children of Men received a number of Oscar nominations, including Achievements in Cinematography and Film Editing, both of which I think are fully deserved. Director Alfonso Cuaron has been lauded for the complicated, highly-choreographed scenes in the film that were shot without interruption — particularly a battle scene in which Clive Owen and four others are riding in a car and an angry mob descends upon them.

So I was excited to find a very cool behind-the-scenes clip that explains how they pulled off the remarkable sequence. With the help of a complex device surrounding the vehicle and a pivoting camera inside, the entire scene was filmed without any cuts. The amount of preparation and cooperation required of the cast and crew to time everything just right is tremendous. You'll see what I mean if you watch the video, so

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