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Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow Reviews

January 6, 2012
"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 | Original Score: 3.5/5
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August 11, 2011
A documentary that focuses rigorously on process and atmosphere at the expense of context and engagement.
August 11, 2011
Shot in widescreen CinemaScope, Fiennes' film is a mesmerizing spectacle that asserts its own pace...
August 10, 2011
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 | Original Score: B-
August 10, 2011
Breathtaking imagery competes with a scary lack of human interest in this hypnotic, potentially alienating documentary about German sculptor Anselm Kiefer.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 10, 2011
A daunting work that will please movie lovers willing to invest their time and intellect.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 9, 2011
The camera movements are graceful, almost ethereal, yet the objects themselves - with their impastos of organic and inorganic materials, their metaphoric resonances, historical allusions and intimations of war - feel unmistakably weighty.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
August 9, 2011
In equal parts mesmerizing and disorienting, Over Your Cities (the title comes from the biblical story of Lilith) plunges viewers into the earth, wind, and fire of Kiefer's massive-scale projects.
October 13, 2010
It's rare to have the chance to watch an artist at work at length, and that's what Sophie Fiennes offers with her immersive documentary about German artist Anselm Kiefer.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5