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Felt like Moonrise Kingdom needed animation? You weren’t the only one…

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At this stage pretty much everyone on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean has seen Moonrise Kingdom, Wes Anderson’s cute love story that tells the tale of Sam and Suzy who find love on the island of New Penzance, New England.

If you liked the film as both of us did (here is Paraic’s review), then this new little series of animated clips courtesy of Entertainment Weekly is sure to pique your interest. Anderson had a series of animators create clips for the six library books that Suzy carries around. The animations ultimately weren’t used but being the stand-up bloke that he is, Anderson has now shared them with us all. Usually this would be some sort of “BUY THE DVD!!” tie-in, but there you go.

The video is an E.W. exclusive so we can’t embed it right now so you’ll have to click the image above to find out more and view the video.

I could easily have done with twice as much from Bob Balaban’s narrator in the film so it’s nice to see him introducing the clips from his library.