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Feature Film

Dean DeBlois’ New Film


Everybody knows what Lilo and Stitch co-director Chris Sanders is up to nowadays, but what about the film’s other director, Dean DeBlois? Apparently, DeBlois has just directed a live-action documentary about the Icelandic band Sigur Rós. The film Heima (Homeland) has been quite well received by critics. Here is a recent New Yorker audio interview with DeBlois and the band.

(Thanks, Jakob Schuh)

  • dan

    Congratulations to Dean!! He’s so awesome and talented!!! Can’t wait to see the film!

  • Benjamin De Schrijver

    Argh! How did I miss that? The screening at the Film Festival Ghent (my hometown) just started 40 minutes ago! I was thinking about seeing it, but eventually decided against it. If only I’d looked at who the director was…

  • Jay

    Here’s a link to the jaw-droppingly-beautiful TRAILER.

  • Wow!!! Congrats to Dean!!!!

  • Chuck R.

    Wow, He went from sunny Kauai to frosty Reykjavik —that’s versatility!

    Thanks for the trailer, Jay.

  • Doug

    All of the comments after the review hotly dispute the extent of Dean’s involvement in the making of the film. Is he actually responsible for it?

  • Paul N

    All? Really? There are a few that dispute, and a few that support, with details about who did what. Click on “read all reviews” to see the whole thing.

    I don’t know what Dean did or didn’t do, but saying all the comments dispute his involvement is nowhere near close to correct.

  • Fred Sparrman

    I think I saw a segment exploring Dean’s involvement in the film on the PBS series “History Detectives.”

  • Doug

    Paul: I didn’t read the expanded comments. I stand corrected.