When it comes to composition, they same symmetry is a cruel mistress. That is never more apparent than when in film. To use it insouciantly would be foolish but to master it… would be an art.
See a real master at work:
Kubrick // One-Point Perspective[vimeo http://vimeo.com/48425421]
To learn more about the complexities of symmetry in film making, see here.
Jettisoned to my mainframe by the brilliant @daniisbeing.