Scenes of Anomalisa by Charlie Kaufman

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The official companion to Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson’s award-winning film Anomalisa. From Academy Award–winner Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson comes Anomalisa, a stop-motion animated film about a man crippled by the mundanity of his life. Michael (voiced by David Thewlis), a motivational speaker, hears everyone having, quite literally, the same voice and having the same face. From the passengers on the airplane to the employees at the hotel to his ex-girlfriend, each of the characters (all voiced by Tom Noonan) have the same voices and faces. And then there’s Lisa (Jennifer Jason Leigh), a woman who sounds and looks different from everyone else in the world. The film is a meditation on life, love, wants, needs, and perceptions of self and others. Scenes of Anomalisa contains an abridged script, as well as behind-the-scenes images and film stills. It adapts the feeling and nuance of the film into a package that will appeal not only to fans of Kaufman and Johnson, but to cinephiles and animation fans as well.

About Charlie Kaufman

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Charlie Kaufman is an Academy Award–winning writer, producer, and director. He is best known for the films Adaptation, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, and Being John Malkovich.Duke Johnson is a prolific writer, director, and producer known for his work on television’s Moral Orel.
Author Residence: Los Angeles, CA
Author Hometown: New York, NY
Published February 9, 2016 by Universe. 64 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography.