Spy Films came up with the remarkable and ground-breaking Nuit Blanche. Well it may have taken a few years but a thing of beauty needs to be satirized just a little. This, at least, was what a group of students at Utah Valley University felt (and rightly so, as it happens). Standing directly opposite the White Night, here is the Dark Day.
One gets the feeling that the students did not have quite the same budget as Spy Films but nevertheless they acquit themselves admirably. Not only have they produced a pastiche which in many ways is remarkably faithful to the original they have led me back to it (below). And it’s still awesome.
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