Why Are Streets Wet in Movies?

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Many movies are filmed with the streets wet to offer more of a visual appeal. Another reason that streets are wet in movies is to give them more depth. Light bounces off the wet streets and keeps them from blending with the dark surroundings.
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It is largely just for aesthetics but it also could be used to bounce(reflect) light up from the ground. It is a way to add contrast. If you think about when you are driving. after
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On film, black shining asphalt shows more contrast, and is
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The only reason I can think of would be shadows. If there's a thin film of water over the road, it would make it harder for the shadows of the film crew to show up in the footage.
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They reflect the background lighting and add to the dramatic effect.
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