A Short Film About John Bolton

A Short Film About John Bolton DVD is available to be preordered in the U.S. from numerous online outlets, and is scheduled for release in late December.

This is DVD Planet‘s listing of the synopsis and features:

From cult author and filmmaker Neil Gaiman-the endlessly creative genius behind theiotherworldly film fantasy MirrorMask and The Sandman graphic novels-comes A Short Film About John Bolton,ia darkly hip and hilarious film which explores the question that torments artists of every medium: “Where do your ideas come from?”

Renowned artist John Bolton’s paintings of voluptuous she-vampire nudes have earned this quiet eccentricia reputationifor havingia “damaged imagination.” BBC radio personality Jonathan Ross buys his pieces, which leads interviewer extraordinaire Marcus Brigstockeito find out what theiappeal isiin Bolton’s beautiful (but terrifying) artwork. Why does Bolton demand that his gallery “monsterpieces” speak for themselves? What does he do with that ornamental knife that he carries everywhere? Will Marcus ever learn how to operate a camera?

  • Commentary Track With Director Neil Gaiman and Actor Marcus Brigstocke
  • Feature Length Documentary on Neil Gaiman: Live At The Aladdin
  • The Making of John Bolton Interview with Neil Gaiman
  • John Bolton Photo Gallery
  • Neil Gaiman Audio Recording: Drawn In Darkness
  • Cast and Crew Biographies
  • Interactive Menus
  • Scene Selection


And in case anyone is curious, the “Live at the Aladdin” is the complete performance from the Last Angel reading tour, which AFAIK has only been available on VHS previously.