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28

Sep
2015

In Press & News

By pr@starburnsind.com

Fantastic Fest 2015: Anomalisa

On 28, Sep 2015 | In Press & News | By pr@starburnsind.com

Strangely, the stop-motion puppet animation – the most salient visual characteristic of Anomalisa – never interferes with the movie’s distinctive narrative characteristic: There is no mistaking Anomalisa for anything other than a Charlie Kaufman movie.

Love, solitude, skewed identity, and mental disturbance are some of the hallmark features of Kaufman’s screenplays (Being John MalkovichHuman NatureAdaptationConfessions of a Dangerous MindEternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind). Although it’s not for lack of trying, Anomalisa is Kaufman’s first completed film as a director since he branched as a writer/director with 2008’s Synecdoche, New York. So difficult was it for this unique filmmaker to raise funds through traditional means that Anomalisa raised money to start production through a Kickstarter campaign. Read more

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