"Water for Elephants" (2011)
Movie Synopsis: A veterinary student from the wrong side of the tracks, Jacob, meets and falls in love with Marlena, a star performer in a circus of a bygone era. They discover beauty amidst the world of the Big Top, and come together through their compassion for a special elephant. Against all odds – including the wrath of Marlena’s charismatic but dangerous husband August – Jacob saves Marlena from an unhappy life and they find lifelong love.
"Water for Elephants" Photo Gallery
Gallery of photos from the dramatic film "Water for Elephants" starring Robert Pattinson, Reese Witherspoon and Christoph Waltz.
The big question is, will the film satisfy fans of the book? And the answer is, yes, for the most part.
Robert Pattinson and Reese Witherspoon Discuss "Water for Elephants"
Robert Pattinson and Reese Witherspoon discuss "Water for Elephants," the 30s, kissing, meeting Tai the elephant, the costumes (including authentic underpants), shoveling poop, and drinking moonshine.
"Water for Elephants" Premiere Photos
Gallery of photos from the New York premiere of the dramatic film "Water for Elephants" featuring pictures of Robert Pattinson, Reese Witherspoon, Christoph Waltz, Hal Holbrook, director Francis Lawrence, and author Sara Gruen.
Robert Pattinson Interview Video
Robert Pattinson interview on Water for Elephants, working with an elephant, Reese Witherspoon, the period of the film, and his character's relationship to Witherpoon's character.
The second trailer shows off the romance between Robert Pattinson and Reese Witherspoon, and does a beautiful job of capturing the tone of the book.
"Water for Elephants" Teaser Poster
The teaser poster for "Water for Elephants" simply shows the film's title.
"Water for Elephants" Poster #2
Poster tagline: "Life is the most spectacular show on earth"
AHA Says Animals Were Treated Well
(Apr 2011) There are scenes in "Water for Elephants" that are incredibly difficult to watch, but the American Humane Association - the organization responsible for watching out for the welfare of animals on sets - just released a new report verifying that no animal was harmed in the making of the film.