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SPLIT DIOPTER SHOTS

Attempt to list every film that employs split diopters to create the illusion of deep focus.

Some examples.

  • Jezebel
  • The Long Voyage Home
  • Dark Passage
  • ...And God Created Woman
  • Lizzie
  • Living by Karate
  • Last Year at Marienbad
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's
  • King of Kings
  • El Cid
  • The Children's Hour
  • The Slave
  • Love on a Pillow
  • The Manchurian Candidate
  • The Birds
  • Ikarie XB 1
  • The Haunting
  • Becket
  • The Long Ships
  • Three Outlaw Samurai
  • The Pawnbroker
  • Devil Doll
  • War and Peace
  • The Sleeping Car Murder
  • Casino Royale
  • Two for the Road
  • The Tall, The Short, The Cat
  • The Dirty Dozen
  • Branded to Kill
  • Moving Target
  • Guns for San Sebastian
  • A Dandy in Aspic
  • Murder à la Mod
  • Boom!
  • The Boston Strangler
  • The Lion in Winter
  • A Quiet Place in the Country
  • Where Eagles Dare
  • Goodbye, Columbus
  • The Italian Job
  • One on Top of the Other
  • The Conspiracy of Torture
  • The Reivers
  • Hi, Mom!
  • The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart
  • Catch-22
  • Myra Breckinridge
  • Diary of a Mad Housewife
  • WUSA
  • Violent City
  • I Walk the Line
  • The Strange Vice of Mrs Wardh
  • The Cat o' Nine Tails
  • A Lizard in a Woman's Skin
  • The House That Dripped Blood
  • The Andromeda Strain
  • Klute
  • Carnal Knowledge
  • Doc
  • Fright
  • The Burglars
  • The Wolves
  • Four Flies on Grey Velvet
  • Something Evil
  • Jeremiah Johnson
  • Boxcar Bertha
  • Deliverance
  • The Case of the Bloody Iris
  • Don't Torture a Duckling
  • Hickey & Boggs
  • The Poseidon Adventure
  • Child's Play
  • Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril
  • The Offence
  • Soylent Green
  • Lisa and the Devil
  • The Legend of Hell House
  • Battle for the Planet of the Apes
  • Cahill U.S. Marshal
  • Revolver
  • The Paper Chase
  • The Iceman Cometh
  • The Don Is Dead
  • Serpico
  • Papillon
  • The Laughing Policeman
  • The Sugarland Express
  • The Conversation
  • Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter
  • Chinatown
  • Flesh Gordon
  • The Land That Time Forgot
  • 99 and 44/100% Dead
  • Black Christmas
  • Phantom of the Paradise
  • Report to the Commissioner
  • Tommy
  • Wolf Guy
  • Fear Over the City
  • Jaws