A biography of the life and work of the American architect.

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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
William Cronon ...
Himself - Historian
Brendan Gill ...
Himself - Writer
Paul Goldberger ...
Himself - Architecture Critic
Philip Johnson ...
Himself - Architect
Maya Lin ...
Herself - Artist
Vincent Scully ...
Himself - Architectural Historian
Meryle Secrest ...
Herself - Biographer
Robert A.M. Stern ...
Himself - Architect
Edgar Tafel ...
Himself
Anne Whiston Spirn ...
Herself - Architect
David Wright ...
Himself
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This film illustrates the life and work of the American architect. We follow the development of his work and his turbulent family life amidst scandal and tragedy. Despite all the difficulties of his personal life, Wright rises above all and beats all the odds to design some of the most famous buildings using brilliant and distinctively innovative designs that only his genius could create. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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By Bob Wills and B. 'Tiny' Moore
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Courtesy Chappel & Co. and Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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This movie realizes the genius of Frank Lloyd Wright
15 July 1999 | by See all my reviews

After watching this film I cried knowing that prefection was attainable. For proof all you need do is look at the many buildings that are a testament to Frank Lloyd Wright's immortality.


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