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Title: Dawn of mankind
Post by: René on March 13, 2019, 10:48:48 am
Out of the Cradle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgd5Mt25koI

Making of: https://vimeo.com/320630392
Title: Re: Dawn of mankind
Post by: sboerner on March 13, 2019, 12:22:07 pm
Impressive work! (Queueing Also sprach Zarathustra . . .)
Title: Re: Dawn of mankind
Post by: Dune on March 14, 2019, 03:01:26 am
Incredible! Thanks for finding this, René. Very interesting stuff.
Title: Re: Dawn of mankind
Post by: EzequielR on March 15, 2019, 08:44:55 am
How many work hours do you think went into creating this? I'm impressed.
Title: Re: Dawn of mankind
Post by: René on March 16, 2019, 07:20:04 am
Quote from: sboerner on March 13, 2019, 12:22:07 pm
Impressive work! (Queueing Also sprach Zarathustra . . .)


You are referring to 2001 a space odyssey, I guess. I had to think about that too.
Title: Re: Dawn of mankind
Post by: René on March 16, 2019, 07:28:05 am
I think they have gratefully used the reconstructions of Australopithecus by Jay Materness.
Title: Re: Dawn of mankind
Post by: sboerner on March 16, 2019, 09:04:05 pm
QuoteYou are referring to 2001 a space odyssey, I guess. I had to think about that too.


Yes - that still you posted from the film is the first thing that came to my mind. I recently watched it for the first time in a few years and am still impressed with that opening. We know those are actors in monkey suits but it still works surprisingly well.

Apologies for the digression.
Title: Re: Dawn of mankind
Post by: René on March 17, 2019, 03:51:28 am
This movie is still one of my all-time favourites. I saw it the first time 51 years ago in 70mm when I was 14 years old, and I saw it again in cinema last year on celebration of the fiftieth anniversary, still razor sharp