Beautiful work, hope the Mckean keeps making movies and stuff like that! It went down very well, Handwerklich und inhaltliche wunderbare Illustration eines kreativen Prozesses. It was like getting high and walking through someone else's thoughts.

This reminded me a bit of Coraline, it was a little dark & creepy. Nothing special, but perfectly acceptable in all ways. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, + $10.78 Shipping & Import Fees Deposit to Italy.

I think it's partially that MirrorMask is much darker and I'm liking that side of Neil. Please try again. I had high hopes for Mirrormask, we own the movie, and though it's a bit dark for the younger children, it's still a very creative and visually stunning film. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. As a painter, short stories writer, and graphic novella's author i may say that the Mirrormask is a great ''drive trough'' the world of magic, fantasy, and imagination of today's acclaimed writer Neil Gaiman, and my favorite painter, photographer, and one of a kind artist Dave McKean. Helena is aided in her quest by a juggler named Valentine and a flying book of information. The story of young Helena, daughter of the circus, comes vividly alive as we accompany her on her remarkable mission to a place far beyond wonder; a phantasmagorical quest to rescue a realm from the devouring forces of chaos and shadow in order to win back her stolen "real" life from a runaway interloper from the other side. It was another beautifully crafted, a touch creepy, fairy tale for young adults. The illustrations are so interesting, with contrasting styles. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Here is the complete film book of the new high-water mark in family fantasy entertainment. A beautiful book object; a less-than-satisfying read, Reviewed in the United States on May 11, 2005. Item arrived in excellent condition. Unfortunately it didn't quite translate in this story. The princess stole a special mirror from the City of Light which allowed her to take over Helena's life. The after she has a horrible fight with her mother and says something ugly, her mom falls ill and needs surgery. So this is basically a mish-mash of Alice in Wonderland and The Neverending Story. Their other world seems to come into being or becomes more accessible when dissatisfaction arises with a parent in the real world. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It is a source of inspiration I will return to again and again. Neil Gaiman is pretty amazing. Very entertaining, creative and touching. This is a novella told from the main girl's point of view that uses film stills and additional art by his long time collaborator Dave McKean. Basically MirrorMask tells the story of a young girl, growing up in a travelling circus and starting to rebel and wanting "a real life". MirrorMask An oversized, beautifully designed volume destined to become a classic, MIRRORMASK tells the story of Helena, a fifteen-year-old girl who works for her family circus, juggling, selling popcorn, and cleaning up muck.

Only runs about a couple of hours. Start by marking “MirrorMask” as Want to Read: Error rating book. It made me reflect on how when we're grieving or going through something traumatic our dreams are shaped by that event. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Is it a novel or just a narrated picture book? Plus, as such a small book, it makes an amazing palette-cleanser. I'm not sure if it was meant to, but the idea of the mirror mask was creepy to me! This is one of both of our favorite movies and having the script and the art work is an great additon to our book collection. After a particularly explosive argument with her mother, she made an irretrievable declaration that she at once regretted.

Top subscription boxes – right to your door, Extended holiday return window till Jan 31, 2021, © 1996-2020,, Inc. or its affiliates. Reviewed in the United States on July 17, 2013. Mirrormask is a film scripted by Neil Gaiman that I have not seen.

It's me. Recommended read. Creepy, magical, dreamy, odd! So reading Neil Gaiman's screenplay of the forthcoming Dave McKean-directed, Jim Henson Co.-produced MirrorMask left me wanting something more - that something being either the Gaiman novella based on the film (which will be out this fall) or the movie itself (which is without a release date). Something was lost with all that artistry was taken away. The imagination and imagery was breathtaking.

[ Helena puts on the mirror mask and how it talks about going into other worlds but not really being a part of that world. Possibly because of the circus.