2015 ‧ Biyografi/Tarih
1 saat 13 dakika
TYRUS is a feature-length documentary film that tells the unlikely story of 104-year old Chinese American artist Tyrus Wong,
and how he overcame poverty and racism to become a celebrated modernist painter, Hollywood sketch artist, and 'Disney Legend'
for his groundbreaking work on the classic animated film, Bambi.
TYRUS examines the life and work of pioneering Chinese American
artist Tyrus Wong. Beginning with his arrival to the immigration detention center at Angel Island in 1919, nine year old
Tyrus would overcome a life of poverty, racism, and discrimination to become a renowned painter and Hollywood sketch artist.
The film will show how the quiet beauty of Tyrus's eastern influenced paintings caught the eye of Walt Disney and became
the inspiration for the classic animated feature Bambi. For the next 25 years, Tyrus brought his artistry to Warner Brothers
where his striking storyboards and set illustrations helped set the tone and drama for films such as The Sands of Iwo Jima,
Rebel Without a Cause, William Goldman's Harper and Sam Peckinpah's The Wild Bunch. At 104, Tyrus is the oldest living Chinese