Anomalisa featurette highlights patience and precision of stop-motion magic
When you see how much work goes into stop-motion animation, you might ask, “Why would anyone choose to make a film this way?” The process is tedious and time-consuming, and at the end of the day, you’re dealing with lifeless puppets. But then you see a film like Anomalisa, and you can’t imagine a more tender and emotional human experience. It had to be stop-motion.
“You’re watching this thing that’s hand-made, that’s been created by people, that’s been manipulated by animators,” says writer and co-director Charlie Kaufman. “You can see that, and you can feel it.”Read more