Sketches of Frank Gehry

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Sketches of Frank Gehry
Sketches of frank gehry.jpg
Promotional movie poster for the film
Directed by Sydney Pollack
Produced by Ultan Guilfoyle
Starring Frank Gehry, Dennis Hopper, Philip Johnson, Edward Ruscha
Music by Sorman & Nystrom
Cinematography George Tiffin
Edited by Karen Schmeer
Distributed by Sony Pictures Classics
Release date(s)
  • May 12, 2006 (2006-05-12)
Running time 86 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Sketches of Frank Gehry is a 2006 American documentary film directed by Sydney Pollack and produced by Ultan Guilfoyle, about the life and work of the Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry. The film was screened out of competition at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival.[1] Pollack and Gehry had been friends and mutual admirers for years.[2] The film features footage of various Gehry-designed buildings, including a hockey arena for the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, and the Walt Disney Concert Hall. The film includes interviews with other noted figures, including the following:

The film also discusses work on Gehry's own residence, which was one of the first works that brought him to notoriety.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Sketches of Frank Gehry". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-12-17. 
  2. ^ A.O. Scott (12 May 2006). "In Sketches of Frank Gehry, a Design for Living Large". New York Times. Retrieved 2008-12-27. 

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