20 Things You Didn't Know About Layer Cake

8. The Crates In The Warehouse Scene Were Mostly CGI

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Late in the film, XXXX meets up with Eddie Temple (Michael Gambon) at his warehouse, which is stocked to the brim with large crates bearing Temple's name.

This might seem a simple enough feat of set decoration, but in actual fact the movie's presumably razor-thin VFX budget spent money on adding most of the crates in post-production.

Quite why this wasn't done practically remains anyone's guess - perhaps the props didn't arrive in time? - but the effect is at least impressively seamless. Best of all, even once you know about it it's incredibly difficult to spot.


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