Thewlis, David

SKU: 032429241917

UPC 032429241917
Release Date 2016-06-07
Studio Paramount Home Entertainment
Discs 2
Length 90
Format Color
MPAA Rating R (MPAA)
Synopsis [T]here's so much beauty and sadness in it, and so many exquisitely will know you've seen something unique...Sad, beautiful, the wittiest film of the year, ANOMALISA takes place largely in a hotel room in Cincinnati...[B]eautifully distinctive....Kaufman and Johnson have designed the puppets with numerous imperfections, both human and mechanical, which makes the movie almost unbearably poignant at some times... -- Grade: A-The sad and stingingly painful ANOMALISA, a beautiful big-screen whatsit, features a throng of whiners, malcontents and depressives along with one bright soul who hasn’t let disappointment break her.ANOMALISA is a staggeringly inventive Trojan horse of a film. It dazzles our senses with a shock of the new. -- Grade: A[B]oth beautiful and heartbreaking, and ultimately unforgettable. Kaufman has done it again, writing a deeply flawed male protagonist and a woman who seems so incredibly ideal despite her imperfections, and he’s engineered it so that we fall in love...[A] film that manages at once to be moving, horribly funny and deeply disturbing.4 stars out of 4 -- Need proof that animation can not only equal live-action filmmaking but beat the flesh-and-blood version at its own game? Try ANOMALISA, as haunting and hypnotic an R-rated love story for grownups as you’ll see anywhere.[I]t is a pinpoint-accurate encapsulation of some of the most banal AND some of the most exhilarating moments virtually all of us have experienced at some point in our lives.It's Charlie Kaufman's depressive, mordant, groping view of humanity, shot through with surprise on every level: the voice acting, the curious turns of plot, the sadness, the explicit raunch.[T]here’s no doubt he’s getting at something painfully familiar beneath his movie’s self-conscious artifice: the unsettling question of just what it is that’s pulling our strings, and who can possibly love us despite our obvious cracks.It is a minor miracle of a movie, the most beautiful, haunting, empathetic, tender, funny 90 minutes of the year so far.4 stars out of 5 -- [T]his is his most human and recognisable work....The manifold details of Anomalisa’s contained world are precisely correct.3 stars out of 5 -- Visually, it’s quite brilliant, offering further proof that animation remains at the very cutting edge of cinema...A lonely motivational speaker goes on a business trip to Cincinnati, where he meets an extraordinary stranger who might be able to change his negative view of life. This stop-motion-animation feature was penned by lauded screenwriter Charlie Kaufman, who also co-directs alongside Duke Johnson. David Thewlis, Tom Noonan, and Jennifer Jason Leigh provide their voices.
Cast Carter Burwell (Composer)
Charlie Kaufman (Director)
Charlie Kaufman (Screenwriter)
Aaron Glascock (Sound Re-Recording)
Duke Johnson (Director)
Joe Passarelli (Director of Photography)
Christopher S. Aud (Sound Re-Recording)
Nathanael Horton (Assistant Director)
Nathanael Horton (Production Manager/UPM)
Jennifer Newfield (Production Manager/UPM)
Jennifer Jason Leigh (Voice)
Tom Noonan (Voice)
David Thewlis (Voice)
Sounds/Subtitles Blu-ray Disc Features: Region 1 Note: Disc 1: Blu-Ray feature film + special features: None of them are you: crafting Anomalisa Intimacy in miniature The sound of unease Disc 2: Feature film Widescreen Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English, French, Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, French, Spanish DTS HD Master Audio - English, French, Spanish Subtitles - English, French, Spanish
Language English
Weight 0.20000
Height 0.75000
Width 5.50000
Depth 6.75000
Format Code Blu-ray Hi-Def DVD
Library Subject Feature Film Comedy,Feature Film Drama,Animation
Attribute Additional Footage,Animated,DVD Included,Includes Digital Copy,Widescreen
Product Code Movie

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