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Wes Anderson by David Kahane
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Wes Anderson by David Kahane

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  • 1. Wes Anderson Background• Celebrated film director• Complete filmography: • Bottle Rocket (1996) • Rushmore (1998) • Royal Tenenbaums (2001) • Life Aquatic (2004) • Darjeeling Limited (2007) • Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)• Royal Tenenbaum link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HaMfV72q40U• 4 main reasons why I chose to profile him: • Impact, defined a genre and an aesthetic language • Authenticity in art form • Resilience to setbacks • Ability integrate other elements of his life 1
  • 2. Impact• Has been compared to Woody Allen, Fellini and, in a 2000 interview Martin Scorsese described him as “the next Scorsese”• Considered by many to be the father of a hipster film movement • Influenced follow-ons such as Garden State, Juno, etc.• He created an entirely unique aesthetic language • Highly stylized, anachronistic compositions (RT and “glorified New York”) • Heavy focus on intricate details, sets are like paintings • Heavily curated soundtracks • Everything from the Beatles to break-out artists such as the Brazilian singer Seu Jorge 2
  • 3. Authenticity• His movies as an extension of his self • "In the course of doing these first few movies, I found a way that felt instinctively right for me, and I didnt feel constrained… the end result is that theyre very personal movies in a way that some people really connect with.” • So many of the characters in his movies represent different parts of him• Intensity of his artistic pursuit • Extreme meticulousness in style 3
  • 4. Setbacks• Movies have lost an average of $9m per movie in the US• Major box office failures include: • Life Aquatic • Darjeeling Limited• Has not compromised his artistic vision. • Doubled-down with Fantastic Mr. Fox • Animation, $40m budget 4
  • 5. Home and Community• Small homages to his family throughout his body of work• His brother Eric having done most of the set design for RT• Home and close group of friends: Owen Wilson, Bill Murray, Jason Schwartzman 5

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