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Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan

The remarkable career of the movie industry's most admired and influential special-effects auteur, the legendary Ray Harryhausen, is the subject of this enthralling documentary. Leaving no doubt as to Harryhausen's seminal influence on modern-day special effects, the documentary features enlightening and entertaining interviews with the man himself, Randy Cook, Peter Jackson, Nick Park, Phil Tippet, Terry Gilliam, Dennis Muren, John Landis, Guillermo del Toro, James Cameron, Steven Spielberg, and many more. These filmmakers pay tribute to the father of Stop Motion animation and films such as "The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms", "It Came From Beneath The Sea", "The 7th Voyage of Sinbad", "Mysterious Island", "Jason and the Argonauts" and "The Golden Voyage of Sinbad" - the films that enthralled them as children and inspired them to become filmmakers in their own right.

Year: 2011
Genre: Documentaries, Film On Film, Biography
Country: France
Director: Gilles Penso
Starring: Peter Jackson, Terry Gilliam, James Cameron, Joe Dante, John Landis, Ray Harryhausen, Steven Spielberg, Tim Burton, Guillermo del Toro
Duration: 93 Minutes
Rating: PG - Violence and coarse language
7.5/10
Location in store: Documentary (Film On Film)

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