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Rivers and Tides-Special Edition

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Portrait of Andy Goldsworthy, an artist whose specialty is ephemeral sculptures made from elements of nature.DVD Features:Seven short films: Storm King Wall, Leaf Horn, Ice Arch, Garlic Leaf Line, Black Stone/Rain Shadow, Ice Cake, Colored Leaf HolePhoto galleryAndy Goldsworthy biographyFilmmaker biographyNew to this edition:Bonus film: Snowballs in SummerExclusive interview with filmmaker Thomas RiedelsheimerCompanion book with never-before-seen photos of Andy Goldsworthy creating his artwork during the making of the filmFormat: DVD MOVIE

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Studio New Video Group
SKU 202990204
UPC 767685983232
UPC 14 00767685983232
Format DVD
Release Date 10/31/2006
Actors
Name Goldsworthy,Andy
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Cast & Crew
Andy Goldsworthy - Featuring
Fred Frith - Original Music By
Thomas Riedelsheimer - Director
Thomas Riedelsheimer - Writer
Thomas Riedelsheimer - Cinematographer
Thomas Riedelsheimer - Editor
Trevor Davies, et. al. - Producer
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ReviewSource The Village Voice
Review Like Turner and Constable, Andy Goldsworthy could be termed a British nature artist. But unlike his forebears, Goldsworthy has made his chosen medium not paint, but nature itself. In the sensitive and stimulating documentary Rivers and Tides, he handcrafts numerous sculptures and installations from leaves, stones, dirt, snow, and ice, elegantly composing organic, archetypal forms like birds' nests, giant eggs, yonic folds, and snaking river-shapes...Like cinema itself, his art is time-based, encouraging humbling reflections on mortality...The documentary ends with footage of Goldsworthy throwing armfuls of snow into the wind, forming giant ghosts that swirl overhead - then dissolve.
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Reviewer Ed Halter
ReviewRating 9
ReviewSource Chicago Sun-Times
Review It is a film about a man wholly absorbed in the moment. He wanders woods and riverbanks, finding materials and playing with them, fitting them together, piling them up, weaving them, creating beautiful arrangements that he photographs before they return to chaos...it offers extraordinary beauty. We watch as he smashes stones to release their cyan content and uses that bright-red dye to make spectacular patterns in the currents and whirlpools of streams. We see a long rope of linked leaves, bright green, uncoil as it floats downstream. Before, we saw only the surface of the water, but now the movement of the leaves reveals its current and structure. What a happy man. Watching this movie is like daydreaming.
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Reviewer Roger Ebert
ReviewRating 10
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Actor Goldsworthy,Andy
Label New Video Group
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
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David Sterritt, Christian Science Monitor ...visually ravishing from start to finish...
Desson Thomson, Washington Post Watch this film. You may never look at nature indifferently again.
Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times Intoxicating and meditative by turns, helped by Fred Frith's minimalist score...
Liam Lacey, The Globe and Mail A beautiful, probing art documentary.
Michael Sragow, Baltimore Sun ...an unpretentiously brilliant documentary...

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