LOS PUENTES DE MAILLART
GERMANY | 1995-2000 | DCP | COLOUR | ALEMáN | 24 MIN | HEINZ EMIGHOLZ
Director / Director: Heinz Emigholz
Guión / Screenplay: Heinz Emigholz
Productor / Producer: Wilfried Reichart
Fotografía / Cinematography: Heinz Emigholz
Edición / Editing: Heinz Emigholz
Sonido / Sound: Martin Langenbach, Stephan Konken
Compañía Productora / Production Company: Pym Films
Sinopsis / Synopsis:
The film shows fourteen concrete roof constructions and bridges designed and built by Robert Maillart between 1910 and 1935: The warehouse on Zurich's Giesshübelstrasse (1910), the filter building in Rorschach (1912), the Maggazini Generali warehouse in Chiasso (1924), the aqueduct near Chatelard (1925), the bridge over the Valtschielbach (1925), Salginatobel Bridge (1930), Spital Bridge (1931), the bridges over the Bohlbach and the Rossgraben Bridge (all 1932), the bridge over the Schwandbach and the Thur Bridge near Felsegg (both 1933), the footbridge over the River Toess in Winterthur (1934) and the Arvebrücke near Geneva (1935). Shooting took place in April 1996.
Biografía / Biography:
Born in 1948 near Bremen in Germany, Heinz Emigholz trained first as a draftsman before studying philosophy and literature in Hamburg. He began filmmaking in 1968 and has worked since 1973 as a filmmaker, artist, writer and producer in Germany and the USA.
Festivales / Festivals:
Berlin International Film Festival - Forum Competition - Germany, 2001
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