Gregory Crewdson

Gregory Crewdson

Brief Encounters

DVD - 2013
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An acclaimed photographer with the eye of a filmmaker, Gregory Crewdson has created some of the most gorgeously haunting pictures in the history of the medium. His meticulously composed, large-scale images are stunning narratives of small-town American life-moviescapes crystallized into a single frame. Shot over a decade with unprecedented access, this film beautifully bares the artist's process and it's as mesmerizing and riveting as the images themselves.
Publisher: New York, NY : Zeitgeist Films, [2013]
Branch Call Number: DVD-ED 770.92 GREGORY
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (77 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title: Brief encounters

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LPL_RachaelP May 06, 2016

I enjoyed this well-made glimpse into the photographer's process, which he employs to stage elaborate, large-format photographs. Fans of this movie may also enjoy documentaries about painter Kehinde Wiley and photographer Vivian Maier.

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KennyBania
Jan 10, 2014

Um, he's just taking a picture eh. He goes a tad overboard in setting them up.

d2013 Jul 05, 2013

Gregory Crewdson's work is unbelievably haunting and fascinating. Although his photographs are staged with crews that competes with film productions, he does take from his own dreams and fantasies. Incredible work!

aaa5756 Jul 03, 2013

PBS has done it again very well done documentary DVD. This movie was interesting, informative, and worse, seeing!! I recommend this movie for all to see.

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aaa5756 Jul 03, 2013

“If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” -George Washington

aaa5756 Jul 03, 2013

“You can always count on Americans to do the right thing - after they've tried everything else.” -Winston Churchill

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