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Documentary television programs
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|Material Type:||Partial animation, Videorecording|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jesper Wachtmeister; Jonas Kellagher; Simon Chilvers; Tadao Andō; Sverre Fehn; Toyoo Itō; Kristian Gullichsen; Silverbullit (Musical group); Solaris Filmproduktion.; Eight Millilitres (Firm); Sveriges television.; First Run/Icarus Films.; et al
|Language Note:||Great expectations: Narration in English. Some interviews in French, German or Portuguese with English subtitles. Kochuu: Soundtrack in Japanese, Norwegian, and Finnish with subtitles in English.|
|Notes:||Two films by Jesper Wachtmeister in one disc.
Great expectations originally broadcast as a television program on April 13, 2007.
Special features include (Great expectations): Le Corbusier's functionalist cities; Buckminster fuller's lightweight geodesic domes; Moshe Safdie's habitat '67 prefab apartments; Rudolf Steiner's Goetheanum and other anthroposophy buildings in Switzerland; Oscar Niemeyer's sleek urban designs for Brasilia; Paolo Soleri's "archology" of crystal-like desert cities; Antti Lovag's curved surfaces of Palais Bulles in France; Jacque Fresco's utopian Venus project in Florida; Peter Cook and Colin Fournier's biomorphic Kunsthaus Graz in Austria.
Special feature include (Kochuu): Pritzker prize winning architects Tadao Ando and Sverre Fehn.
|Credits:||Great expectations: cinematographer, Simon Pramsten ; animations, MaÌns Swanberg, Pistachios ; music, Silverbullit.
Kochuu: camera, Askild Vik Edvadsen ; music, Benny Nilsen.
|Performer(s):||Great expectations: [Narrator: Simon Chilvers].
Kochuu: Commentary: Tadao Ando, Sverre Fehn, Toyo Ito, Kristian Gullichsen, Juhani, Pallasmaa, Kazuo Shinohara, Kisho Kurokawa.
|Description:||1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD; region 1, NTSC.|
|Contents:||Great expectations (2007, 52 min.) --
Kochuu (2003, 53 min.).
|Other Titles:||Kochuu, Japanese architecture, influence & origin.
Japanese architecture, influence & origin.
Japanese architecture, influence and origin.
Journey through the history of visionary architecture
|Responsibility:||a First Run/Icarus Films release ; director and editor, Jesper Wachtmeister ; producer, Jonas Kellagher ; a film by Solaris Filmproduktion and Eight Millilitres AB ; co-production with SVT ... [et al.]. Kochuu : Japanese architecture, influence & origin / Solaris & SVT presenterar ; producent/regi/klipp, Jesper Wachtmeister.|
Kochuu: Documentary about modern Japanese architecture, and its impact on the Nordic building tradition. "Kochuu" which translates as "in the jar," refers to the Japanese tradition of constructing small, enclosed physical spaces, which create the impression of a separate universe. Features interviews with some of Japan's leading architects as well as Scandinavian contemporaries.