Posts tagged ‘boy in the red coat’

A few days ago, I posted an observation about Oscar’s love for British movies.

In the post, I mentioned that one of my favorite “British” movies is “Empire of the Sun”, one of the early works of Steven Spielberg.

Remember in “Empire of the Sun” when the young boy is lost, and, we follow him in the crowd by noticing his red jacket? I have always thought Spielberg saved the idea, and, used it again.

Christian Bale stars in Empire of the Sun

Years later, in “Schindler’s List”, Spielberg uses a red jacket (this time in a black and white movie) so that we can follow the young girl. Please see the two pictures, one from “Empire of the Sun”, the other from “Schindler’s List”.

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