5 Films About Christo and Jeanne-Claude

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Released 7-Jun-2004
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Five Films About Christo and Jeanne-Claude chronicles a 30-year collaboration between acclaimed documentary filmmakers Albert and David Maysles (Gimme Shelter, Salesman, Grey Gardens) and the internationally renowned environmental artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude. The Maysles Brothers, along with such frequent co-filmmakers as Charlotte Zwerin and Susan Froemke, have captured the artists' enduring relationship and the grandeur of their large scale temporary public works. The series of award-winning films stands as a permanent document of the process, the political drama, the emotional investment and the transforming effect the finished works have on all those who come in contact with them. The films have been digitally remastered with new transfers supervised by Albert Maysles.

Christo's Valley Curtain
The Academy Award nominated film celebrates the hanging of a huge orange curtain between two Colorado mountains.
Running Fence
An engrossing document of the efforts to build a 24 1/2 mile-long 18-foot-high fence of white fabric across the hills of northern California.
Islands
Christo and Jeanne-Claude's fight to surround eleven islands in Miami's Biscayne Bay with 6.5 million square feet of bright pink fabric.
Christo in Paris
The wrapping of the Pont Neuf in Paris and a portrait of the artists' lasting love affair. Winner of the Grand Prize at the Amsterdam Film Festival and Best Cinematography at the Sundance Film Festival.
Umbrellas
Thousands of umbrellas are simultaneously opened in a rice-farming valley in Japan and across a cluster of cattle ranches in southern California.
Interview
Video interview with Christo, Jeanne-Claude and Albert Maysles.
FEATURE COMMENTARIES and DELUXE BOOKLET.
Commentaries with Christo, Jeanne-Claude and Albert Maysles on all five films plus 82-page booklet with essays, project histories and exclusive photos.

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Starring
Christo
Jeanne-Claude
Directed by
Albert Maysles
David Maysles
Charlotte Zwerin
Music
Wendy Blackstone
Phillip Johnston
Philip Glass
Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding Multi
Disc (3)
Documentary ? 277:00 (Case: 282) 480i (NTSC) 1 2 3 4 5 6
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English Dolby Digital 2.0 (192Kb/s), English Audio Commentary Dolby Digital 2.0 (160Kb/s)
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Audio Commentary-Filmmakers , Booklet, Interviews-Cast & Crew
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