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Catfish Director Makes Book Trailer for Stephanie LaCava Book

To promote her new memoir, author and journalist Stephanie LaCava worked with filmmakers Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman to make her book trailer.

Joost directed the indie hit Catfish, and turned “An Extraordinary Theory of Objects: A Memoir of an Outsider in Paris trailer into a candle-lit mix of animation, video and spooky narration.

We’ve embedded the video above–what do you think?

Here’s the team behind the book trailer:

Henry Joost & Ariel Schulman

Cinematography by David Jacobson

Costume: Heidi Bivens

Colorist: Sam Daley

Snake Wrangler: Dominic Rizzo

Music: “Assez” by Marlena Dietrich

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