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Fantasia 2000 Details

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Initially released to IMAX theaters at the crescendo of millennial fever and 60 years after the original [[Feature~V16752~Fantasia~fantasia]], Fantasia 2000 was meant to revitalize [[Performer~P87871~Walt Disney~waltdisney]]'s goal of a constantly evolving film, with new segments replacing old ones with each re-release. Only The Sorcerer's Apprentice remains, with seven new shorts. Angular, abstracted butterfly-like shapes fly through the air in [[Performer~P81201~Beethoven~ludwigvanbeethoven]]'s Symphony No. 5; computer-animated whales take flight in [[Performer~P272268~Respighi~ottorinorespighi]]'s Pines of Rome; [[Performer~P279341~Al Hirschfeld~alhirschfeld]]'s caricatures of New York life come alive in [[Performer~P91359~George Gershwin~georgegershwin]]'s Rhapsody in Blue; [[Performer~P216506~Hans Christian Andersen~hanschristianandersen]]'s The Steadfast Tin Soldier is retold with computer animation against [[Performer~P111311~Dmitri Shostakovich~dmitryshostakovich]]'s Piano Concerto No. 2, Allegro, Opus 102; frantic flamingos try to stop their yo-yoing comrade in [[Performer~P109550~Camille Saint-Saëns~camillesaintsaëns]]' Carnival of the Animals, Finale; Donald and Daisy Duck play Noah and his wife trying to manage the ark to [[Performer~P88824~Sir Edward Elgar~edwardelgar]]'s Pomp and Circumstance; and the cycle of life, death, and rebirth are celebrated in [[Performer~P113015~Stravinsky~igorstravinsky]]'s Firebird Suite. ~ Emru Townsend, Rovi

  • Release date:January 1, 2000

Cast

Steve Martin
as Narrator
Itzhak Perlman
as Narrator
Quincy Jones
as Narrator
Bette Midler
as Narrator
James Earl Jones
as Narrator
Teller
as Narrator
Penn Jillette
as Narrator
Angela Lansbury
as Narrator

Crew

Paul Brizzi
Director
Pixote Hunt
Director
James Algar
Director
Gaëtan Brizzi
Director
Hendel Butoy
Director
Francis Glebas
Director
Donald W. Ernst
Producer
Gaëtan Brizzi
Screen Story
Paul Brizzi
Screen Story
Don Hahn
Screenwriter
Edward Elgar
Featured Music
Paul Dukas
Featured Music
Igor Stravinsky
Featured Music
Ottorino Respighi
Featured Music
Peter Schickele
Musical Arrangement
Bruce Broughton
Musical Direction/Supervision
George Gershwin
Featured Music
Bruce Coughlin
Musical Arrangement
Lois Freeman-Fox
Editor
Don Hahn
Production Designer
Pixote Hunt
Art Director
Tom Codrick
Art Director
Zack Schwartz
Art Director
Charles Philippi
Art Director
Bill Perkins
Art Director
Dean Gordon
Art Director
Susan McKinsey-Goldberg
Art Director
Dan Cooper
Art Director
Carl Jones
Art Director
Michael Humphries
Art Director
Patricia Hicks
Co-producer
Peter Gelb
Executive Producer
Roy Edward Disney
Executive Producer
Bruce Broughton
Supervisor/Manager
Kathleen Battle
Singer
Kendra McCool
Choreography
Mary Hidalgo
Casting
Ruth Lambert
Casting
Bruce Broughton
Conductor
Paul Brizzi
Animation Director
Hendel Butoy
Animation Director
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