Hail, Caesar! production designer Jess Gonchor on recreating 1950s Hollywood

Set in Hollywood in the 1950s, the Coen brothers’ new film Hail, Caesar! is a visual treat, with lavish sets and handcrafted designs throughout. We spoke to production designer Jess Gonchor about recreating cinema’s golden age, embracing old-school techniques and collaborating with the Coens

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