The film focuses on two Ukranian teens, Raya and Luba, who are lured into slavory by promises of a hotel job.
Precious is a film with actors who are not all seasoned actors, that is extremely dark and extremely ghetto.
Characters even refer to Godzilla as a “god” several times in the film, which is interesting.
The film would go on to win eight Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director.
The film contained strong anti-war themes and was perceived by Nazi officials to have anti-Nazi messages.
The film of mist that is hanging a few holes out, and the suspicion of a nip in the air, are fine.
Over them lay a film, like that which veils the eyes of some dead thing.
Allow the steaming mordant to remain in contact with the film two minutes.
Now ensued a spell of calm weather, with a film of haze over the sky.
The supply was limited and on this account one film had been apportioned to certain territory.
Old English filmen "membrane, thin skin," from West Germanic *filminjan (cf. Old Frisian filmene "skin," Old English fell "hide"), extended from Proto-Germanic *fello(m) "animal hide," from PIE *pel- (4) "skin, hide" (cf. Greek pella, Latin pellis "skin").
Sense of "a thin coat of something" is 1570s, extended by 1845 to the coating of chemical gel on photographic plates. By 1895 this also meant the coating plus the paper or celluloid. First used of "motion pictures" in 1905.
c.1600, "to cover with a film," from film (v.). Meaning "to make a movie of" is from 1899. Related: Filmed; filming.
A light-sensitive or x-ray-sensitive substance used in taking photographs or radiographs.
A thin layer or membranous coating.