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Ray Harryhausen : Special Effects Titan

2012 – 1h33

This exceptional documentary, which required more than 4 years of work, pays tribute to this giant of the 7th art, a specialist in special effects. It brings together extremely rare archival footage, interviews with Ray Harryhausen as well as the biggest names in contemporary cinema: Steven Spielberg, James Cameron, Peter Jackson, Tim Burton, Terry Guilliam, Guillermo Del Toro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet and many others.

Directed by: Gilles Penso

Producer: Alexandre Poncet

Starring: Ray Harryhausen, Steven Spielberg, James Cameron, Tim Burton, Terry Gilliam, Guillermo Del Toro, Henry Selick, Vincenzo Natali, Joe Dante, John Landis, Dennis Muren, Phil Tippett, Randall William Cook, Vanessa Harryhausen, Caroline Munro, Martine Beswick, Tony Dalton, Jean-Pierre Jeunet…

Music: Alexandre Poncet

Editing: Gilles Penso

Mixing: Vega Prod


Sitges / PIFFF / Gérardmer / FEFFS / PIDS

Cinema release

In England : 9 november  2012

The world premiere took place at Notting Hill Gate
in the presence of Ray Harryhausen.