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Definition of reshoot in English:

verb (past and past participle reshot)

[with object]
Shoot (a scene of a film) again or differently: they had to reshoot the whole thing with another actor
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  • But they reshot her scenes at the insistence of Bogart and director Howard Hawks and she ultimately earned excellent notices.
  • So, several scenes were reshot and The Big Sleep was reworked.
  • Scenes were reshot, money ran out, and interest from others dwindled.

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An act of reshooting a scene of a film: we will fly to Florida for reshoots
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  • Done with the reshoot, we quickly edited in the new scenes.
  • I picture the editor and director putting their heads together in the editing room, trying to cobble together a sequence out of incompatible footage because they cannot afford reshoots.
  • I say throwaway because their inclusion feels like an afterthought, the result of a series of reshoots deemed necessary after early prints were found to be far too draining.

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