Movie InfoThe tragically beautiful visuals of decayed urban areas are juxtaposed with the heart-wrenching stories of where some of America's most prosperous areas went wrong in this 2006 documentary. Co-directed by husband and wife filmmakers Lorena Luciano and Filippo Piscopo, Urbanscapes focuses its attention on rundown parts of Detroit, Newark, New York and Chicago.
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Critic Reviews for Urbanscapes
Occasionally undercuts its own purpose by offering harshly minimalist, meticulously framed images -- underscored by everything from Mozart and Bach to Eminem and Motown -- that achieve, almost perversely, a stark, stripped-to-essentials splendor.
The documentary Urbanscapes plants a camera in neighborhoods gone to seed, cultivating a bittersweet portrait of American ruin.
Urbanscapes analyzes urban blight as a recurring phenomenon, with economic, social, and moral dimensions.
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