Once upon a time, Arthur Wood and his wife Cynthia created a magical, iconic building in a dangerous neighborhood and named it Broken Angel. Twenty eight years later, Arthur is under siege. The Fairy Tale is over.


Tyler A. Chase


Krista Blomberg (Narration Text Consultant), Lisette Cevallos (staff writer) | 1 more credit »

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Updated: 5 August 2019
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Brian Cox ... Narration (voice)
Arthur Wood Arthur Wood ... Self
Cynthia Wood Cynthia Wood ... Self
Angelique Abuquattam Deshield Angelique Abuquattam Deshield ... Self
Chris Wood Chris Wood ... Self
Elizabeth Wood Ramirez Elizabeth Wood Ramirez ... Self
Dj Fly Ty Dj Fly Ty ... Self
Letitia James Letitia James ... Self
Counselman Tony Avella Counselman Tony Avella ... Self
Shula Koenig Shula Koenig ... Self
Tiffany Gardner Tiffany Gardner ... Self
Mindy Fullilove Mindy Fullilove ... Self
Shahn Anderson Shahn Anderson ... Self
Reverend Billy ... Self
Catherine Albisa Catherine Albisa ... Self


The feature documentary, A Castle in Brooklyn, King Arthur, narrated by Golden Globe Award winner, Brian Cox, is a riveting, seven year condensed time capsule of New York life. The intimate and journalistic documentary by filmmaker, Tyler A. Chase, A Castle in Brooklyn, King Arthur, brings us through the doors of the iconic Broken Angel building and into the world of its creators, the visionary, Arthur Wood and his wife, Cynthia as they cling to their life's work, the Broken Angel building, the last symbol of the bohemian artist culture that once permeated Brooklyn, NY. In the 1970's, visionary artist, Arthur Wood, and his wife Cynthia buy a derelict building on auction in the Clinton Hill/BedStuy section of Brooklyn, N.Y. In the twenty six years that follow, they recreate the structure into a 108 foot sculpture/building that they called the Broken Angel. The objet trouvé building becomes a celebrated Brooklyn sculpture/landmark. The Woods are loved by their neighbors who see the ...

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The Fairy Tale is over...


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In 2010 a clip of A Castle in Brooklyn was screened as testimony for the United Nations Universal Periodic Review of Human Rights Violations at a closed session with NGO's, and members of the Obamas Administration. Director, Tyler A. Chase spoke on a panel regarding preemptive forced eviction. See more »

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