Tuesday 18 February 2014

"Destino" - Salvador Dali & Walt Disney

Destino is an animated short film released in 2003 by The Walt Disney Company.

It is unique in that its production originally began in 1945, 58 years before its eventual completion. The project was a collaboration between American animator Walt Disney and Spanish painter Salvador Dalí, and features music written by Mexican songwriter Armando Dominguez and performed by Dora Luz.

Destino was directed by Dominique Monféry, US/France, 2003, included in the Animation Show of Shows in 2003, and nominated for the 2003 Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.

For more about the art of Salvador Dali, see here.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Very modernist. I had always thought Salvador Dali's constant transformations destructive and ugly, but I feel I understand them much better now. Of course he got the melting watch in!

A beautiful movie experience.