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ID #115032
Product Type: DVD
Reviewer: staiNed
Review Rated: E
Amazon's Price: $ 27.10
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Summary of this DVD...
The Academy Award–winning film from cinematic dream-weaver Guillermo del Toro, directing alongside Mark Gustafson, that reinvents the classic fable through breathtaking, boundary-pushing stop-motion animation
This type of DVD is good for...
Fans of Guillermo del Toro Pinocchio
I especially liked...
How creepy stop animation is.
When I finished viewing this DVD I wanted to...
Watch Caroline.
This DVD made me feel...
Spooked
I recommend this DVD because...
117 minutes
Bonus features
Further Comments...
A classic tale is reborn through the inspired imagination of cinematic dream-weaver Guillermo del Toro, directing alongside Mark Gustafson. Realized through boundary-pushing, breathtakingly intricate stop-motion animation, this dark rendering of the fable of the puppet boy and his maker—which won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature—daringly transfers the story to Fascist Italy, where the irrepressible Pinocchio gradually learns what it means to be human through his experiences of war, death, and sacrifice. Featuring the voices of Ewan McGregor, Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton, and Christoph Waltz, this Pinocchio imbues the oft-told tale with a bold new resonance about living with courage and compassion. DIRECTOR-APPROVED BLU-RAY SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES • 4K digital master, supervised by directors Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson, with Dolby Atmos soundtrack • Handcarved Cinema, a new documentary featuring del Toro, Gustafson, and cast and crew, including the film’s puppet creators, production designers, and animation supervisor • Directing Stop-Motion, a new program featuring del Toro and Gustafson • New conversation between del Toro and film critic Farran Smith Nehme • New interview with curator Ron Magliozzi on The Museum of Modern Art’s 2022 exhibition devoted to the film • New program on the eight rules of animation that informed the film's production • Panel discussion featuring del Toro, Gustafson, production designer Guy Davis, composer Alexandre Desplat, and sound designer Scott Martin Gershin, moderated by filmmaker James Cameron • Conversation among del Toro, Gustafson, and author Neil Gaiman • English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing and English descriptive audio • PLUS: Essays by film critic Matt Zoller Seitz and author Cornelia Funke
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