Saturday, May 5, 2012

Death of a Superhero Animation Wallpaper




Death of a Superhero is a 2011 Irish drama film based on the New Zealand novel of the same name by Anthony McCarten. Originally planned to be directed by McCarten in New Zealand, the film was shot on location in Ireland throughout 2010 and was directed by Ian FitzGibbon. The film stars Thomas Sangster alongside Andy Serkis. It tells the story of a dying 15-year-old boy who draws comic book stories of an invincible superhero as he struggles with his mortality.

After developing terminal cancer, 15 year old Donald (Sangster) slowly falls into a world occupied by his alter ego comic book superhero. Desperate to have sex at least once before he dies, Donald starts to see psychiatrist. The film received positive reviews, with Variety praising the cast, specifically Sangster and Serkis. It won the People's Choice Award and the Young Jury Award at the 2011 Les Arcs European Film Festival. The film has also won the Audience Award and ‘Special Mention’ of the Jury at the Mamer-en-Mars European Film Festival

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