Saturday, August 6, 2011

Larger than life marionette show

Here's a video for Royal de Luxe, a French street marionette company.  They performed their new show Giants Royal de Luxe in Nantes, France:

This is the film Being John Malkovich come to life.  The attention to detail with these mechanical marionettes movement is phenomenally impressive, from the batting of the eyelids, to the realism of each step. Towards the end of the video, it shows the team jumping off the platform in order to pull the ropes of the extremely tall marionette.

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