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Watch: 5-Minute Video Explores The Mise En Scène & Visual Themes Of Wes Anderson

Photo of Kevin Jagernauth By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist February 17, 2014 at 11:17AM

"The Grand Budapest Hotel" is on the way, and by most accounts, it's Wes Anderson's most Wes Anderson-y film to date (read our review here). By this point, you either love his style and approach (or you don't), but if you are a fan, you'll want to take five minutes for this.
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"The Grand Budapest Hotel" is on the way, and by most accounts, it's Wes Anderson's most Wes Anderson-y film to date (read our review here). By this point, you either love his style and approach (or you don't), but if you are a fan, you'll want to take five minutes for this.

Nelson Carvajal has once again gone in front of the computer and done some cutting, this time putting together a pretty nifty little visual essay, "Mise En Scène & The Visual Themes of Wes Anderson." Mixing scenes from Anderson's films, alongside influential films, and providing voiceover from interviews and more, the video is journey through Anderson's aesthetic, from the framing of his shots to his use of long, carefully choreographed takes. In addition to being an education, it's an appreciation of Anderson's meticulous style and craft.

Give it a spin below before you see "The Grand Budapest Hotel" on March 7th.

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