Anyone know how to recreate this colour effect? [duplicate]

I’ve been wondering and wanting to recreate the style below for quite a while. I know the typical overlay options, but overlays that are white would usually simply result in creating a greyscale image. I’m certain I am missing something here, but I just cannot wrap my mind around on how to create something like this – especially with such a light tone. Anyone got any ideas?


Here’s a similar photo from the same scene but with the actors in colour:


Sorry for the crappy quality of the second one. Seems to have been a badly recorded video.


Black and White ajustment layer, in selected area for each colors (exemple for the skin, you lower the red and yellow a little more to match the others. The trick is to make really good selections.

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