Cinematographer Roger Deakins (left, with director Joel Coen) discusses a shot on A Serious Man, the latest of 10 films Deakins has made with the Coen brothers.

Listen to Melissa Block’s interview with Cinematographer Roger Deakins.

Be sure to watch two of the cinematographer’s favorite scenes — from No Country For Old Men and The Shawshank Redemption — and hear about how the play of light and shadow helped him shape each shot.