Franklin

Sketches of Frank Gehry [videorecording] / Sony Pictures Classics ; by Sydney Pollack ; directed by Sydney Pollack ; produced by Ultan Guilfoyle ; a co-production of Mirage Enterprises and Thirteen / WNET New York's American Masters and LM Media GmbH.

Edition:
Anamorphic widescreen.
Publication:
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Classics : Distributed bySony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2006.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (ca. 84 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Gehry, Frank O., 1929-
Gehry, Frank O., 1929- -- Interviews.
Gehry, Frank O., 1929- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Vitra Design Museum.
Museo Guggenheim Bilbao.
Walt Disney Concert Hall (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Architects -- Biography.
Architects -- United States -- Biography.
Form/Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Biographical films.
Documentary films.
Feature films.
Language:
In English, with optional subtitles in French.
Closed-captioned.
System Details:
DVD, Region 1, Dolby Digital 5.1.
Summary:
Frank Gehry has exploded the landscape of modern architecture, transforming it from a conventional science into a sublime and majestic form of art. This exploration of Gehry's basic philosophy, early influences, and somewhat mysterious process provides a fresh perspective into how architecture, and this architect, work.
Contents:
What's all the fuss about?
Taking shape
Building his future
Designing his home
Being happy
Art in the making
Give and take
New Age architecture
Vitra of Germany
Changing roles
Talking talent
Second love
Beauty in Bilbao
Part of downtown
Architecture acclaim
Breaking the rules
Going back
Materials of style
Team
Too easy
White building
Reaching out
Appreciating art
Finishing designs
Living thing
Setting priorities
One of my children
Priceless art.
Participant:
Frank O. Gehry in conversation with Sydney Pollack; commentators include Charles Arnoldi, Edward Ruscha, Dennis Hopper, Mildred Friedman, Charles Jencks, Philip Johnson, Milton Wexler, Craig Webb, Edwin Chan, Michael Ovitz, Peter Lewis, Bob Geldof, Thomas Krens, Julian Schnabel, Norman Rosenthal, Herbert Muschamp, Michael Eisner, Hal Foster, Rolf Fehlbaum, Barry Diller, Esa-Pekka Salonen.
Credits:
Editor, Karen Schmeer ; original music by Sorman & Nystrom ; cinematography, George Tiffin, Claudio Rocha, Marcus Birsel ; videography, Sydney Pollack, Ultan Guilfoyle.
Notes:
Originally produced in 2005; originally broadcast September 27, 2006 as an episode of the PBS television series American Masters.
Aspect ratio 1.78:1.
Special features: Q & A with director Sydney Pollack (34 min.)
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Martin and Margy Meyerson Accession Fund for the Built Environment Collections.
Contributor:
Pollack, Sydney, 1934-2008 , Director, Cinematographer
Guilfoyle, Ultan. , Producer, Cinematographer
Gehry, Frank O., 1929- , Associated name
Arnoldi, Charles, 1946- , Associated name
Ruscha, Edward. , Associated name
Hopper, Dennis, 1936- , Associated name
Friedman, Mildred S. , Associated name
Jencks, Charles. , Associated name
Johnson, Philip, 1906-2005. , Associated name
Wexler, Milton. , Associated name
Webb, Craig. , Associated name
Chan, Edwin. , Associated name
Ovitz, Michael. , Associated name
Lewis, Peter. , Associated name
Geldof, Bob, 1951- , Associated name
Krens, Thomas. , Associated name
Schnabel, Julian, 1951- , Associated name
Rosenthal, Norman. , Associated name
Muschamp, Herbert. , Associated name
Eisner, Michael, 1942- , Associated name
Foster, Hal. , Associated name
Fehlbaum, Rolf, 1941- , Associated name
Diller, Barry. , Associated name
Salonen, Esa-Pekka, 1958- , Associated name
Birsel, Marcus. , Cinematographer
Rocha, Claudio. , Cinematographer
Tiffin, George. , Cinematographer
Schmeer, Karen. , Editor
Sorman & Nystrom , Composer
Sony Pictures Classics (Firm). , Producer
Mirage Enterprises. , Producer
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) , Producer
LM Media (Firm) , Producer
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm) , Distributor
Martin and Margy Meyerson Accession Fund for the Built Environment Collections.
ISBN:
1424821916
9781424821914
OCLC:
70247024
Publisher Number:
043396155190
15519 Sony Pictures Classics
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