Meaning of film colour in English:

film colour

noun

Psychology
  • Colour perceived as a misty expanse (rather than as being on the surface of an object or at a definite distance); contrasted with surface colour .

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in American Journal of Psychology. After German Flächenfarbe (D. KatzDie Erscheinungsweisen der Farben und ihre Beeinflussung durch die individuelle Erfahrung 8.