The fountain is not run of the mill and it rewards an audience with an open mind and the willingness to read or watch more than once depending on what version of the story you are enjoying. Aronofskys experimental narrative follows three different storylines tomas, a conquistador during the grand inquisition searching for the tree of life in the mayan jungle for queen isabel. Darren aronofsky is the director of pi, requiem for a dream and the fountain. Izzi has written a book about the fountain of youth set in the sixteenth century. For a film fanatic with a dvd collection that reaches somewhere in the thousands, you might be. When he looked over the books he used to research for the fountain, he decided to return to the fountain, feeling. The director of the movie darren aronofsky said that there is a definitive interpretation to the many ambiguous themes and concepts within the movie aronofsky insists that the fountain, no matter how ambiguous, has a definitive interpretation. The fountain movie contains many popular themes and concepts from science and spirituality. Darren aronofskys new film is a spiritual movie about death, the tree of life, the.
Darren aronofsky releases the fountain audio commentary. The fountain darren aronofsky directors commentary. He is writing the book and doesnt want to finish it cause that means he will. Issues and problems the fountain has often been mislabeled as a story about the power of love, with a celinedionesque my heart will go on motif at its core. Book a triple feature into theaters with the new aronofsky and see the real art hounds descend, hurtling toward the promise of feeling their souls shaken up. The fountain was one of my favorite movies of last year, but i have yet to buy the film on dvd. I get something new from it every time i watch it, and i watch it at least once a year. It is directed by darren aronofsky, and stars hugh jackman and rachel weisz. The man in bubble stuff wouldnt fit in a conquistador book, when izzis. As a fan of the film, to me buying the graphic novel was a no brainer and if anything comes through both works is that aronofsky has great love for this story and it was a project that was just a pain to get done. The fountain and noah are, in some ways, companion pieces. Directors commentary of aronofskys the fountain remastered for download. Ultimately though, understanding whats happening in the fountain may not.
Its character must accept the singular rule of the universe. Darren aronofsky, the critically acclaimed filmmaker behind pi and requiem for a dream, united with awardwinning painter kent williams blood. Aronofsky luminously crafts a story that feels so tangible and real, focusing on how. Meltdown to create a beautiful and haunting graphic novel as an insiders accompaniment to directors most ambitious movie yet. Darren aronofsky releases the fountain audio commentary online posted on monday, september 17th, 2007 by peter sciretta the fountain was one of my favorite movies of last year, but i have yet to. Aronofsky tapped his biblical knowledge with pi, the fountain and noah, which dealt with the book of genesis and the creation. I wanted darren aronofskys commentary on his movie the fountain. An alternate interpretation of darren aronofsky s film the fountain. Directors commentary of aronofskys the fountain remastered. Darren aronofsky news, breaking stories, videos and. Very nice graphic arts book with the illustrators name signed on a card. However, thanks to a heads up from an article at joblo i. Watch this interview with rachel weisz and darren aronofsky discussing their movie, the fountain.
Tom creo, a neuroscientist studying brain tumors and trying to save his dying wife izzi. The fountain unscripted rachel weisz, darren aronofsky. Aronofsky released a commentary track for the film online, although it is no longer available. Darren aronofsky s original commentary track, which was not included on any home video releases of his 2006 film the fountain. Darren aronofsky directs this biblical thriller about a flood that threatens to wipeout mankind and the family that saves it. The film consists of three storylines involving immortality and the resulting loves lost, and one mans pursuit of avoiding this fate in this life or beyond it. Darren aronofsky, the critically acclaimed filmmaker behind pi and re. The road to aronofsky s fountain of youth story stems far earlier than 2006. Her books chapter 12 is now faced with the theme of her death as.449 1036 118 192 57 556 5 819 671 64 141 1420 1106 189 1118 1390 391 1199 306 341 1004 1348 642 530 670 542 434 58