Oedipus …starring vegetables by Jason Wishnow (2004)

February 26, 2011

The story of Oedipus, in 8 minutes, performed by vegetables, in the tradition of Ben Hur. A sword and salad epic, in classic CinemaScope. Featuring a Potato, a Tomato, Broccoli, Garlic, and Billy Dee Williams as the Bartender. It took two years, a volunteer crew of more than 100 people, and post production resources donated by Industrial Light + Magic and Skywalker Sound. One of the first stop-motion films shot on a digital still camera. Written, directed and produced by Jason Wishnow.

Me and My Potato (2005) behind-the-scenes of Oedipus …with vegetables

In a dark warehouse in downtown Los Angeles, they built vegetable-scale cities and taught a potato to walk like a man.

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