In recent months, the networks have been flooded with viral challenges in which the public emulates the characteristics of Wes Anderson’s cinema, where pastel colors, symmetrical planes and overhead views abound, as well as camera movements. However, this tribute makes the American filmmaker very modest, so he admits that he has decided to avoid seeing any of them.
“I’m very good at protecting myself from seeing all that stuff. If someone sends me something like that, I immediately delete it. Please, I’m sorry, don’t send me stuff from people who cover me.”has confessed anderson for The Times.
“I don’t want to see it. It makes me think, ‘Is that what I’m doing? Is that what I want to say?’ I don’t want to see someone else thinking about what I’m trying to be because, God knows, then I might start doing it.”adds the director.
The TikTok trend on Wes Anderson
He viral trend of TikTok and Instagram, in which people recounted their day-to-day life in the Wes Anderson style, became popular with published videos such as that of ava williamsin which he shared a curious train ride from connecticut to new york. Shortly after, the users of these social networks joined in, increasingly deforming the true style of an unmistakable filmmaker.
Similarly, the AI also joined this trend to recreate the peculiarities of Anderson’s cinema, creating versions about Lord of the Rings, Avatar either Harry Potter, in a universe directed by the Texan filmmaker.
These words come just a few days after his new film, Asteroid City, reach the international billboard. This film shot in Chinchón (Madrid) has had the presence of stars such as Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hanks, Tilda Swinton, Edward Norton, Adrien Brody, Willem Dafoe or Bryan Cranston, among other great celebrities. New material to feed the love of the networks towards Wes Anderson.
Wes Anderson’s new feature film takes place in 1955, in the fictional American town of Asteroid City, lost in the middle of the desert. This place is chosen by a collegiate convention, which intends to launch a astronomical phenomena sighting contest. And, according to the official synopsis, “the convention will be spectacularly disrupted by world-changing events.”
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