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He consciously uses symmetry and repetitive motifs in his shots like this man in a red coat who appears through out Moonrise Kingdom as a narrator.  He makes a complete world, and everything in it is beautiful and follows particular rules and often a restricted colour pallet. For example, in Moonrise Kingdom it is all greens, yellows and browns, where as in his most recent film The Grant Budapest Hotel there's a lot of the same pink, purple and light blue. 

As time has passed, I think his style has become more and more pronounced, and the visuals seem more deliberate. 

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