bazluhrmann: The inspiration for the scene between the fish-tank came when Craig and I were so desperately looking for a solution as to how to surprise the audience for the first connective moment between Romeo and Juliet. I was younger then and we might have gone out to clubs a bit more. That night after working all day we squirreled out to a place (if I recall correctly called “The Dome”) in Miami. When I came out of the bathroom to wash my hands I looked up and saw a woman combing her hair with a brush through a fish-tank. It was a brilliant device to get guys and girls to connect through the sitting rooms, while protecting each room’s privacy. Obviously you can see where this moment lead … #romeoandjuliet
I have stumbled upon Will Graham’s house in yet another universe
I watched the movie A Home at the End of the World (2004) a long while ago but it wasn’t until earlier today that I realized the house was a little too familiar…
Here it is in A Home at the End of the World:
And here’s Will’s house as seen in Hannibal:
But the coincidences don’t stop there! A Home at the End of the World happens to be based off a book by Michael Cunningham who also wrote the screenplay for Evening (2007) starring, of course, Claire Danes & Hugh Dancy.
Cunningham has also written a novel called The Snow Queen, which Claire narrates for the audio version, and one called By Nightfall which Hugh narrates.