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What Art Movement Does ‘Euphoria’ Mimic?

German Expressionism is still strong today.

Euphoria is one of the most talked-about shows on television. Everyone seems to be discussing what happens in front of and behind the scenes. While rumors and ideas swirl, one thing that’s undeniable is that the show has a strong, classic cinema leaning. Much of its visuals and cinematography take direct influence from German Expressionism.

Check out this video from Thomas Flight, and let’s talk after.

What Is the Art Movement Euphoria Mimics?

For those who don’t know, German Expressionism is a movement that used distorted sets, contrasts of light and dark, expressionistic acting, and other devices to evoke moods through visuals. It was used as social criticism or commentary on the emotional state of Germany at the time.

And now it seems like it’s tapping into the emotional state of teenagers in America.

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Author: Jason Hellerman
This article comes from No Film School and can be read on the original site.

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