This cool video shows how colours convey different emotions in movies

Innocence, destruction, violence, passion, sociability... They've all got their own shade

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When it comes to tugging at our heartstrings, movies don’t just rely on emotive soundtracks, stellar plots and brilliant acting. Colour is a powerful tool too. 

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That’s right, you might not have noticed, but movie directors are constantly manipulating our emotions and telling us how to feel through their use of colour. 

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Some of them are obvious. Red = violence and passion. But others aren’t as familiar. For example, orangey tones can equal sociability or youthfulness, yellow madness and insecurity and green destruction, as this cool video proves…