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Between the Folds (2008)

 |  Documentary  |  31 May 2008 (USA)
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Credited cast:
Erik D. Demaine ...
Himself - Computational Origamist and Theorist (as Dr. Erik D. Demaine)
Martin L. Demaine ...
Himself - Computational Origamist and Theorist
Vincent Floderer ...
Himself - French Paper Artist
Miri Golan ...
Himself - Origami Artist and Teacher
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Herself - Narrator
Tom Hull ...
Himself - Origami Artist and Mathematician (as Dr. Tom Hull)
Paul Jackson ...
Himself - Origami Artist
Eric Joisel ...
Himself - Origami Artist
Michael LaFosse ...
Himself - Origami Artist
Robert J. Lang ...
Himself - Origami Artist, Scientist and Theorist (as Dr. Robert J. Lang)
Christopher K. Palmer ...
Himself - Material Artist
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Richard L. Alexander ...
Himself - Papermaker
Brian Chan ...
Himself - Origami Artist
Satoshi Kamiya ...
Himself - Origami Artist
Sam Nathans ...
Himself - Origami Artist
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Depicts a cast of fine artists and eccentric scientists (from MIT and NASA) who have devoted their lives to the unlikely medium of modern origami. Through their determination to reinterpret the world in paper, they arouse a fascinating mix of sensibilities towards art, form, expressiveness, creativity and meaning. Written by anonymous

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Fantastic, must-see film
19 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Vanessa Gould has done the world a tremendous service by producing a documentary that is breathtaking. Between the folds not only demonstrates the wizardry of great masters of origami, it connects science and art in a way that connects heart with soul. The practical uses of origami, driven by the elegance of the underlying mathematics, are astounding. The contributions of the late Yoshizawa-san on origami have been phenomenal, but those of Dr. Robert Lang, Michael LaFosse, Vincent Floderer and all the others in the film are no less so. The genius in each of these artists is visible in their passion, their creativity, their dedication and their pride. Origami is truly therapeutic. As Dr. Demaine says, it is fun. Thanks to Vanessa and her gorgeous project, we can all enjoy the grandeur of this art form.


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