‘Malcolm and Marie’ Cinematographer Marcell Rév Breaks Down Key Scenes

Hungarian cinematographer Marcell Rév is a long-time collaborator of “Malcolm & Marie” writer-director Sam Levinson.

The pair first worked together on Levinson’s feature debut “Assassination Nation” and continued into the hit HBO series “Euphoria.” For their latest, most intimate feat, a two-hander starring Zendaya and John David Washington as a couple confronting their turbulent relationships over the course of one night, Rév and Levinson had to scale down.Conceived during the pandemic, the production used a limited crew, all of whom had already been part of the “Euphoria” team.

Gorgeously crafted in 35mm black-and-white, the film takes place in a single location and was shot in chronological order.

In order to create a dynamic visual language with minimal elements, the D.P.

was deeply involved in selecting the home, an modern, glass walled structure in Carmel, Calif., designed by architect Jonathan Feldman and known as the Caterpillar House.Rév

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