Take the 2-minute tour ×
Movies & TV Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for movie and tv enthusiasts. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Whenever the colony is shown, we see it is raining there. What is the reason for that? I believe there must be a reason behind shooting the scenes in rain?

share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer

up vote 5 down vote accepted

Quoting Colin Farrell:

The film’s split into two hemispheres – one being the Colony and the other being the United Federation Of Britain.

So over in the Colony, which is mainly full of proletariat, the weather’s more symbolic of the more downtrodden existence that the people there have. So it’s always dark and rainy.

And then in the UFB, which is very unlike Britain, the skies are sunny and clear and things are a little bit more optimistic.

share|improve this answer
    
I always wonder how do you manage to find the correct answers always? :P –  Mistu4u Dec 23 '12 at 15:42
3  
I'd like to add, that the Colony with its many Asian influences more that one time reminded me of Blade Runner, and the rain probably had its part in it. –  Napoleon Wilson Dec 23 '12 at 19:06
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.