Did You Notice That Poorer Countries Look Different In Movies?

Frame from Extraction; Movie on Netflix

If you’ve watched Breaking Bad, then you would have noticed that when scenes from Mexico are shown, there is a colour filter on the scene. The same is true for the recently released shooter movie on Netflix; Extraction. There’s just a change in colour that screams “This country is poor.” Take a look at what I’m talking about below.

Netflix Show “Fauda”

Tweet Demonstrating “Yellow Filter” Effect

Breaking Bad

Meme From Pinterest Demonstrating “Yellow Filter” Effect


Frame From Extraction On Netflix

What do you think of the way that poorer countries, and third-world countries are portrayed on film? What else have you noticed it in?


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