He then looks over at the gas tank and sees a bullet-hole.
The shot at this moment is perfect. It’s taken from an angle where you see Walt’s reflection in the car itself and the bullethole lines up perfectly with Walt’s forehead. Possible foreshadowing?
It also happens right as the “Director of Photography”’s name flashes across the screen…
And that reflection shot, we actually found that on the day. That was just the sort of thing where I wasn’t even planning that shot. I was gonna have him stand up and go straight to that window shot and then it was in the back of my head that—because originally Vince wanted, when he looked underneath the car he wanted to see the bullet on the undercarriage. We realized that just wasn’t possible and so I realized, well what if he gets up halfway and sees a bullet in the car and realizes that’s what must’ve happened. And then we just found that reflection and I’m like, oh cool, pan over and catch that reflection and so that was just kind of something that evolved.
– Rian Johnson
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