'Waves' trivia and fun facts
It's not the same house It was not filmed in the same house as Krisha. The Krisha house was in Texas and the Waves house is in Florida. The look similar and Shults has said it felt meant to be
Wrong genre It was erroneously reported when the film was announced that it was going to be a musical.
Third collaboration Trey Edward Shults's third consecutive collaboration with A24, following 'Krisha' (2015) and 'It Comes at Night' (2017).
A peculiar script The script Trey Edward Shults sent to Sterling K. Brown was a PDF with embedded music cues, varying font sizes and colors, and notes about aspect ratio changes.
Aspect ratio In the first half (Tyler's story), the aspect ratio condenses, shrinking smaller and smaller until finally Tyler and his family are reduced within a square. It is only when the story passes from Tyler to Emily midway through that the aspect ratio grows with each sequence until Emily and her family are framed within a full-screen aspect ratio again. It brings the story full-circle.