How to film a unique and disturbing environment? Documentary film can take many forms and Britain’s Louis Theroux is one of the most interesting. He often plays the straight man when faced with the oddest of circumstances. Since I’m currently working on a documentary myself, I’m increasingly fascinated with the process and how to capture the moment.
This episode places Theroux in the eerie world of plastic surgery in Los Angeles. For me, this is a high form of journalism: