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United States of Tara

I love the opening sequence for the new Showtime series the United States of Tara.

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If you haven’t seen the show, it is about a woman named Tara (Toni Colette) who has dissociative identity disorder. The intro shows three of her other personalities. The first, Alice, typifies a 50’s housewife. The second, Buck, is a cigarette-smoking, Lynard Skynard-loving, Vietnam vet. The third, “T”, is a perpetual 16 year old with all of the typical vices: boys, booze, and bong hits.

The into was directed by Jamie Caliri using stop motion. You can read a little more about the production here.

Jamie also directed one my all-time-favorite commercials.