Ryan Gosling, Barbie – and Prague’s Karel Zeman Museum

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The new movie Barbie is currently doing incredible box office around the world. And the film’s male lead Ryan Gosling has delighted many Czech fans by saying that the way Barbie was made reminded him of the work of the pioneering 1950s and 1960s director Karel Zeman. But how does Gosling know the Czech filmmaker?

Among the promotional materials for the massive hit movie Barbie is a behind-the-scenes clip about the techniques used to make it.

In the short film director Greta Gerwig says she wanted the movie to look like a diorama at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

And Hollywood star Ryan Gosling – who is winning plaudits for his depiction of Barbie’s beau Ken – makes a comparison that has delighted many Czech fans.

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Author: Ian Willoughby