Prada presents Castello Cavalcanti, a short film by Wes Anderson (x).
”I mean, the idea is now that I stand here and I’m blown away. That’s what’s meant to happen, isn’t it? I mean, I am getting blown away but mainly by the wind that’s going on here – we’ve got a sandstorm on, I’ve got sand in my eyes. I can’t see anything anyway. Even if it was a clear day… It’s a bit annoying, y’know, I thought it would feel more special than this.”
Legionnaires patrol through Algeria in 1956.
Fidel Castro pays a visit to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC.
- New digital master, approved by director Wes Anderson, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray
- Audio commentary featuring Anderson
- Storyboard animatics for the entire film
- Footage of the actors voicing their characters, puppet construction, stop-motion setups, and the recording of the score
- Interviews with cast and crew
- Puppet animation tests
- Photo gallery of puppets, props, and sets
- Animated awards acceptance speeches
- Audio recording of author Roald Dahl reading the book on which the film is based
- Gallery of Dahl’s original manuscripts
- Discussion and analysis of the film
- Stop-motion Sony robot commercial by Anderson
- One Blu-ray and two DVDs, with all content available in both formats
- PLUS: A booklet featuring a new essay; a 2002 article on Dahl’s Gipsy House by Anderson; White Cape, a comic book used as a prop in the film; and drawings, original paintings, and other ephemera
Mrs. Jacqueline Kennedy has a chuck under the chin for her husband moments after he became president, on January 20, 1961. This exclusive picture by AP photographer Henry Burroughs was taken in the rotunda of the Capitol just after President John F. Kennedy left the inaugural stand. (AP Photo/Henry Burroughs)