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Wintertime in Kashgar








I'm too tired to spend much time writing about what I've been doing, but here are some pictures that Dagan took of the alleys we dressed last week for a day of shooting. (This is not real snow.)
It's fun working on the set and following the team around. It's like being in a making-of like you'd see on a DVD.
I'll hopefully get back with more pictures and more to tell later. I think basically you will all have to wait until the movie comes out and I can watch it with you and ruin it with my commentary.





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