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Cinematographer found that retro vibe in light and color for 'Fargo'

Cinematographer found that retro vibe in light and color for 'Fargo'

Canada's scene-stealing snowscape essentially costarred in "Fargo's” visually stunning first season, which yielded 18 Emmy nominations and three wins for the FX limited series last year. By contrast, "Fargo" Season 2, set in 1979, owes much of its cinematic splendor to '70s-era image-making in general and to Memphis-born street photographer William Eggleston in particular.

"He’s the godfather of color photography," said “Fargo’s” Emmy-nominated director of photography, Dana Gonzales. "When Eggleston came along in the early '70s, he shot everything on Kodachrome, which has a very vibrant look in the way it renders oranges,...

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