Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Which controversial, buzzed-about, anti-war cartoon, again?

Fans of Persepolis and Chicago 10, take note: Waltz with Bashir, an "animated documentary" about the 1982 Lebanon War, premiered at Cannes last week.

Directed by former Israeli soldier Ari Folman, Waltz recreates the real-life narratives of fellow soldiers by employing Flash animation, resulting in a style similar to rotoscoping. Sony Pictures Classics picked up the film yesterday, meaning a wide release is most likely due soon.

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