Werner Herzog-Narrated “Dinotasia” out on DVD and Blu-ray 11/6/12
Creative Differences’ new film, Dinotasia, called the “Sopranos of the Mesozoic” by
the UK’s Sunday Times, will be out:
• Tue. Nov. 6
NYC Theatrical Run for One Week:
• Fri. Oct. 26 through Thu. Nov. 1
• IFC Center – http://www.ifccenter.com/films/dinotasia
See details in press release below.
The 83-minute feature is a marriage between classic visual storytelling and CGI
dinosaurs, the film is an anthology of humorous prehistoric stories created in the
cartoon-style of the Golden Age of animation. The film is co-directed by long-time
Herzog collaborator Erik Nelson and Disney character designer David Krentz.
Dintotasia is not a typical documentary or nature film, but a love letter to fans of
bizarre, graphic novel-style film vignettes and classic film animation. Werner
Herzog, an early fan of the project, lends his unique voice as narrator, serving as
a tour guide to the strange world of Dinotasia. Here, in Dinotasia, audiences can
feast their eyes on mind-blowing segments including the saga of a dinosaur family
under siege from a rogue T-Rex, a post-apocalyptic narrative set after an asteroid
destroys most of the earth, and a story about the mind-blowing adventures of a
dinosaur after he ingests the Jurassic ancestor of a magic mushroom. Definitely not
the narrative diet of most dinosaur films. In fact, not the diet of any film
creation, save Dinotasia. The fact that all of these stories are based on hard
science and the fossil record makes the end product even more amazing.