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The writer who made the world better with Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind and Being John Malkovich takes us on another enrapturing journey after seven years of silence.Screen Shot 2016-01-03 at 5.53.46 PMAnomalisa, a stop-motion animation film written by Charlie Kaufman and co-directed by Duke Johnson, was released just this past New Year’s Eve, but is already decorated with accolades including Golden Globe Nominee for Best Animated Film and Winner of Grand Jury Prize at Venice Film Festival.Screen Shot 2016-01-03 at 5.54.38 PMAnomalisa is about a man crippled by mundanity and his inability to connect with people. It stars the voices of Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Noonan and David Thewlis.

Crowdfunded via Kickstarter, the 40-minute short eventually became a full length movie when the pledged amount clocked up to double of Starburns Industries’ initial goal amount, US$200,000. Three years of painstaking production ensued, and now we can’t wait to see the end result.

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