A very personal 'making-of' for the film Garden State (2004), that features on-location interviews with several cast and crew members. This documentary was shot throughout the course of ... See full summary »
A very personal 'making-of' for the film Garden State (2004), that features on-location interviews with several cast and crew members. This documentary was shot throughout the course of production, and features a few funny moments with the various people shown. Written by
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I love this because it's sort of that awkward older brother moments like, " Are you trying to kiss on my sister or what?"
Yeah. I love that I invite you up to my bedroom right away.
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These making-of sections usually add a lot to the movie but usually don't stand out. This one had a very specific quality, quite close to that of the movie. People seemed to have enjoyed working on this movie and they all seem to have an actual personality, but not in a pseudo-fake-glamor way. And it really doesn't seem to be a personality cult despite the fact that the movie seems to be largely Zach Braff's pet project. Braff himself comes out as a normal person who worked on a movie he cared about. This idea (mentionned by Natalie Portman) that it's nice to work with young people in both cast and crew is well-taken. The crew really seems typical of "Post-Busters" who do things their own way, regardless of whether or not it's completely different from what people have done in the past.
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