Guillermo Del Toro has recently landed on Netflix with his Pinocchio , a stop-motion film inspired by Collodi ‘s novel .
This video shows us how the film was made, the result of the collaboration of many very talented artists.
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The film is set in fascist Italy in the 1930s, and thus re-proposes the link between history and fantasy that characterizes the poetics of the Mexican filmmaker. Del Toro co-directed with Mark Gustafson and co-wrote the story and screenplay. The release is expected for next December on the online platform.
The official synopsis of Pinocchio
Oscar-winning director Guillermo del Toro reinvents the great classic by Carlo Collodi dedicated to the wooden puppet that magically comes to life to warm the heart of Geppetto, a mourning carver. This whimsical stop-motion musical directed by Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson follows the reckless and unruly adventures of Pinocchio in his search for his place in the world.
In addition to Ewan McGregor , the voice cast also includes Gregory Mann (Pinocchio) , David Bradley (Master Geppetto) , Ron Perlman (Fire Eater) , Tilda Swinton (Blue Fairy) , Christoph Waltz (The Cat and the Fox ), Cate Blanchett (The monkey Sprezzatura ), Tim Blake Nelson (Coachman) , Finn Wolfhard (wick) , John Turturro (Mastro Cherry) and Burn Gorman (Carabiniere) .
The script is written by Guillermo Del Toro and Patrick McHale .
The producers are Guillermo Del Toro , Lisa Henson (Jim Henson Company), Alex Bulkley, Corey Campodonico (Shadow Machine) and Gary Ungar .