Exclusive: The Art of Coraline with Henry Selick
The director takes us through the visuals of his masterpiece.
"It was great to get Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders involved. Really funny people can be hard to be around because you feel dull and slow, but they were great. I threw them a total curveball in that when I first recorded them, we spent the whole day, finished all their lines, and as I was listening to playback I thought it was good but not great. I couldn't figure out what was missing. So I asked them to switch parts and they didn't freak out. They gave it a try and then in five minutes time everyone was beaming. Of course, Dawn French is Forcible -- what were we thinking?!"