Sketches of Frank Gehry
- Germany / US
- 1h 24min
- Directed by: Sydney Pollack
- Website: www.sonyclassics.com/sketchesoffrankgehry/
Pollack's documentary on Gehry, America's most famous living architect is, instead of a well-researched piece of factual filmmaking, two old farts driving around Los Angeles confirming each other's genius. Gehry's architecture represents the best and worst of contemporary design practice. In failing to look at the big picture, Pollack leaves us with more of the latter than the former.
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Sketches of Frank Gehry2 Jul 2007
Two minutes into this documentary about Frank Gehry, America’s most famous living architect, the director Sydney Pollack (Tootsie, The Interpreter) admits that the documentary was Gehry’s idea. When the architect suggested it to him, Pollack pointed out…
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