Trailer for 'Documentary for the Recently Deceased' About 'Beetlejuice'
"We did it at least three times before we finally shot the movie." Yet another nifty documentary examining the making of and fandom surrounding a beloved favorite. Documentary for the Recently Deceased is a film about the making of Tim Burton's horror comedy classic Beetlejuice, first released in 1988, starring Michael Keaton and Winona Ryder. The full title of the doc is The Documentary for the Recently Deceased: The Making of Beetlejuice and it was partially funded independently on Kickstarter a few years ago. They're still finalizing the film, in hopes that it might be released this year. Documentary for the Recently Deceased will cover all aspects of Beetlejuice: "from filming in East Corinth, Vermont, to the stop motion and special effects work, as well as a series of exclusive interviews and rare behind-the-scenes archives acquired by director Fred China over the years." It's always fun to watch these docs and revisit film history. Have a look.
Official trailer (+ poster) for Fred China's Documentary for the Recently Deceased, from YouTube:
French filmmaker Fred China has teamed up with producers Adam F. Goldberg (The Goldbergs, Schooled) and Lee Leshen (Back in Time, Ghostheads, Waldo on Weed) to make a documentary about the creation of the Tim Burton classic Beetlejuice, entitled The Documentary for the Recently Deceased: The Making of Beetlejuice. The documentary will cover all the aspects of the Beetlejuice production: from the filming in East Corinth, Vermont, to the stop motion and special effects work, and will include a series of exclusive interviews with cast and crew, as well as rare behind the scenes footage acquired by the production. The Documentary for the Recently Deceased is directed by French filmmaker Fred China, making his feature directorial debut with this project. As of yet, the film doesn't have any official release date or plans set. For more info on the doc, stop by its Kickstarter or the official website. Stay tuned for updates. Want to watch?
Films about films tend to be love letters to films and nothing else ...
shiboleth on Apr 10, 2020
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