Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow (2011)

Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow

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Sophie Fiennes records Anselm Kiefer, as the 65-year-old world-renowned artist creates a spectacular architectonic landscape. "In 1993 (Kiefer) left his native Germany and settled in Barjac in France, where he bought a derelict silk factory, transforming it into an extraordinary artistic centre... at once the place where his paintings and sculptures are housed and displayed, and a colossal, evolving architectural artwork in itself. Fiennes begins by roaming through the tunnels and corridors of … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Musical & Performing Arts, Special Interest
Directed By:
Written By: Sophie Fiennes
In Theaters:
On DVD: Feb 26, 2013
Box Office: $46.8k
Runtime:
Lorber Films - Official Site

Cast


as Anselm Kiefer

as Narrator

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Critic Reviews for Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow

All Critics (36) | Top Critics (10)

"Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow" is that rare art documentary - one that places the art front and center, not as an adjunct to its maker's biography.

Full Review… | January 6, 2012
Los Angeles Times
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A documentary that focuses rigorously on process and atmosphere at the expense of context and engagement.

Full Review… | August 11, 2011
NPR
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Shot in widescreen CinemaScope, Fiennes' film is a mesmerizing spectacle that asserts its own pace...

Full Review… | August 11, 2011
Salon.com
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Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow attempts to let Kiefer's art, and the process by which it's made, speak for itself.

Full Review… | August 10, 2011
AV Club
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Breathtaking imagery competes with a scary lack of human interest in this hypnotic, potentially alienating documentary about German sculptor Anselm Kiefer.

Full Review… | August 10, 2011
Time Out
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A daunting work that will please movie lovers willing to invest their time and intellect.

Full Review… | August 10, 2011
New York Post
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