Spike Jonze has finally released his 28-minute short film Scenes From the Suburbs online on Mubu. The short is a collaboration with members of the recent Grammy winners Arcade Fire — Bandleader Win Butler wrote the film with his brother William Butler, and the Amblin-esque story follows a group of suburban kids during a dystopian summer where “military control of their town makes the lazy days more aimless than ever.” Read More »
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The latest film from Spike Jonze is Scenes From the Suburbs, a 28-minute short created in collaboration with members of the recent Grammy winners Arcade Fire. Bandleader Win Butler wrote the film with his brother William Butler, and the story follows suburban kids during one summer where military control of their town makes the lazy days more aimless than ever. Win Butler narrates the trailer for the film, which you can see after the break. Read More »
Posted on Tuesday, February 15th, 2011 by Angie Han
It’s a good week for Arcade Fire: Not only did they win the Grammy for Album of the Year last night, their Spike Jonze collaboration Scenes From the Suburbs will be premiering at the Berlin Film Festival on Wednesday. We reported last year that Scenes would be a “science-fiction B-movie” about “friends growing apart.” We’ve now learned additional details about the project. Hit the jump for more information, including the official synopsis.
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