VIDEO FEATURETTE: Behind-the-Scenes Look at LINCOLN
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Dreamworks Pictures announced today that a behind-the-scenes special, "Lincoln: An American Journey," an exploration of the making of their highly commended film "Lincoln," debuts online today, Wednesday, January 16, on Apple iTunes at 12:00 p.m. (PST). The special will also be aired on television on Sunday, January 20, on KCBS at 9:00 a.m. (PST).
Check out the behind-the-scenes special below!
"Lincoln: An American Journey" is an inside look at the making of Dreamworks Pictures' "Lincoln," the film that has become a nationwide phenomenon, grossing over $150 million to date since its opening on November 9. "Lincoln," directed by Steven Spielberg and produced by Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy, has received more awards nomination than any other film this year, including 12 Academy Award nominations.
The special marks The First Time audiences will be able to go behind the scenes with Steven Spielberg, Daniel Day-Lewis and Sally Field to experience how everyone came together over a 12-year journey to bring "Lincoln" to the big screen.
The American Film Institute writes of the critically acclaimed film: "'Lincoln' belongs to the ages. Steven Spielberg's landmark motion picture enriches the American canon-freeing the Great Emancipator from his tintype image and exploring the wit and wisdom that made the man. Daniel Day-Lewis is instantly iconic, demonstrating an immersion into character that is as honest as it is immediate. Sally Field, Tommy Lee Jones and an extraordinary acting ensemble breathe humanity into history, while Tony Kushner's brilliant screenplay illustrates the power of words to dazzle above the most special of effects. Film legends D.W. Griffith and John Ford each depicted their versions of America's sixteenth president, and Spielberg's now stands beside them with this telling for our time-and for all time."