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Maillart's Bridges

2001 Rated NR 1hr 54m

Famed Swiss architect and artist Robert Maillart was renowned for his concrete bridges; this documentary examines the elegant design of his engineering masterpieces, which, the film argues, embrace both functionality and aesthetics. Instead of following a traditional journalistic structure, director Heinz Emigholz's spellbinding film reads more like ethereal visual poetry, allowing the beauty of Maillart's work to speak for itself.

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Movie Details

Director
Heinz Emigholz
Language
German
This movie is
Cerebral
Format
DVD
Ratings
NR
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1

Subtitles

English

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

German: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; interviews; biography of Maillart.