Some months ago, we invited Criterion Facebook fans to submit their questions for director Wes Anderson, six of which he responded to on the commentary track on our release of Moonrise Kingdom. The following clip from the commentary features a question from Chris Mertan of Huntington Beach, California, and is read by Jake Ryan (who plays Lionel in the movie); Roman Coppola, who cowrote the film, also gets in on the answer.
Donald Richie Uncovers the Traces of a Lost Japan
In collaboration with director Lucille Carra, the renowned writer brought his impressionistic travelogue The Inland Sea—an unusual choice for a film adaptation—to the big screen.
A Palette That Sizzles On-Screen
Filmmaker Darnell Martin and writer Nelson George discuss how vividly Do the Right Thing captures the heat of a Brooklyn summer and the diverse skin tones of its cast of color.
A Genius of French Cinema Delivers a Career-Defining Performance
Raimu is at his subtle best in one of the most moving scenes in The Baker’s Wife, a moment in which the actor channels the collective despair of France’s working class.