Sketches of Frank Gehry Synopsis
Filmmaker Sydney Pollack interviews the famous architect, who reflects on his life and work.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
It's a stirring portrait of a singular artist, a gorgeously photographed album of his buildings, and, perhaps most importantly, a film that...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Gehry sketches and free-associates about how he's not nearly the menschy aw-shucks pussycat from Canada he appears to be but rather a wily,...
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75

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Rescued from its inclination to smug, celebrity-testimonial-driven hagiography by Gehry's own considerable charm and infectious enthusiasm.
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75

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Providing a tart balance to such enthusiastic admiration, Gehry's own blunt musings on his motivations, revelations and desires prove...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The result is not a formal doc but an extended chat between two professionals who, as Pollack puts it, search for "a sliver of space in the...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
You learn as much as you need to know to understand Gehry's architectural process and to appreciate his enormous contribution to modern art...
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
What benefits the picture early on, giving it a casual air, becomes cloying in the later going, making it feel like a smug exercise in...
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63

Chicago Tribune

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Whatever you think of Gehry's architecture, if you have any interest in art, or the interplay between light and shadow, or the way...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Best of all is the ride through the architect's own domestic space in Santa Monica, dubbed by locals "the house that built Gehry."
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San Francisco Chronicle

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When Pollack admits that he is not a documentary filmmaker and that he knows nothing about architecture, Gehry says that makes him perfect...
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Rated PG-13 | For brief strong language