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Director: Gary Hustwit     Starring: Helvetica
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Format: Blu-Ray DVD
Sku: 207942687
UPC: 082354004323
UPC 14: 00082354004323
Category Keywords: Documentary  Psychology  Theatrical Release
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Editor's Note
From the New York subways to print ads, the Helvetica typeface has made a sans-serif assault on the world since its creation in 1957. This documentary focuses on the ubiquitous font, exploring its impact on graphic design, communications, and even psychology.
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Release Information
Video Mfg Name Studio: Simon & Schuster
Video Release Date Release Date: 5/6/2008
Video Play Time Running Time: 175 minutes
Video Release Year Original Release Date: 2007
Video CategoryId Catalog ID: 700
Video UPC UPC: 00082354004323
Video Number of Discs Number of Discs: 1

Audio & Video
Video Original Language Original Language: English
Video Audio Spec Available Audio Tracks: English
Video Subtitle Available Subtitles: German
Video Color Spec Video: Color
Cast & Crew
Video Cast Info Gary Hustwit - Producer
Video Cast Info Luke Geissbuhler - Director of Photography
Video Cast Info Gary Hustwit - Director

Professional Reviews

New York Times
"[F]ascinating....The film's provocative, lively interviews with graphic designers and theorists...assess Helvetica's impact on human life and thought." 09/12/2007 p.E6

Entertainment Weekly
"[Viewers] are in for an exclamation point of joy from such a well-designed doc." -- Grade: A- 09/28/2007 p.87

Empire
3 stars out of 5 -- "The critical chronology of post-War typography is slickly done....It's the insight into the politicization of print that proves most fascinating." 11/01/2007 p.62

Sight and Sound
"[W]hat's lovely about Gary Hustwit's documentary is that it not only gets across the passions, absurd and detailed, that shape this world but also sketches a timeline in changing technologies and fashions over a half-century." 03/01/2008 p.69

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Product attributeActor:   Helvetica
Product attributeLabel:   Plexifilm
Product attributeMusic Format:   Blu-ray DVD
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