Watch This: 45-Min 'The Revenant' Making Of Doc - 'A World Unseen'
"The poet might know what he wanted to write, but he will never know what he wrote…" Whether or not you like the film, Iñárritu's The Revenant is an example of filmmaking at its finest. The intense attention-to-detail, filming only with natural light at the right time of the day (and the cinematography of Emmanuel Lubezki), the amount of work that went into making it, the performances, it's all extraordinary. To celebrate this achievement, 20th Century Fox has released an extensive 45-minute documentary about the making of the film that they say uncovers "the parallel between the lost era and its relevance for our world today." If you truly want to appreciate how hard it was to make this film, and get a glimpse into the process of making a feature film, this is a must-see documentary. Plus it's fascinating to hear so much from Iñárritu directly.
Here's the full Making Of documentary for The Revenant titled 'A World Unseen', found on YouTube:
Inspired by true events, The Revenant is an immersive and visceral cinematic experience capturing one man’s epic adventure of survival and the extraordinary power of the human spirit. In an expedition of the uncharted American wilderness, legendary explorer Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) is brutally attacked by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team. In a quest to survive, Glass endures unimaginable grief as well as the betrayal of his confidant John Fitzgerald (Tom Hardy). Guided by sheer will and the love of his family, Glass must navigate a vicious winter in a relentless pursuit to live and find redemption. The Revenant is directed and co-written by renowned filmmaker, Oscar winner Alejandro G. Iñárritu (Birdman, Babel). Fox released The Revenant in theaters on December 25th, 2015. Now playing.
For me personally, this is one of the best/favorite movies ever made and this doc seals the deal. The themes of nature and finally giving Native Americans a proper consideration within a movie, just completes what is a total super visceral movie experience. Want to watch it over and over again. Powerful.
Tomi Lahdesmaki on Feb 3, 2016
Took 12 years to make! Oh, wait...
capitandelespacio on Feb 3, 2016
Such a gorgeous movie to watch, with stellar performances from the 2 leads. Will watch this a bit later, I am sure I will enjoy it.
Higgens on Feb 3, 2016
Definitely a must-see for me. THE REVENANT has stuck with me for a month and change. The visuals have me thinking so much lately.
DAVIDPD on Feb 3, 2016
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