Chris Ware's poster for Uncle Boonmee


New York magazine's Vulture has the scoop on Chris Ware's fantastic poster for the movie Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives:

When cartoonist hero Chris Ware (Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth) was asked to create the poster for Palme d'Or winner Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, he knew it would be a challenge — and not just because Apichatpong Weerasethakul's Thai ghost story famously features a scene of princess-on-catfish coitus. "I wanted to get at both the transcendent solemnity of the film while keeping some sense of its loose, very unpretentious accessibility," says Ware.

Vulture Premieres the Poster for Cannes Hit Uncle Boonmee, Designed by Chris Ware