Frank Lloyd Wright - A film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick DVD
Frank Lloyd Wright was one of America's greatest architects. He was an authentic American genius, a man who believed he was destined to redesign the world, creating everything anew. Over the course of his long career, Wright designed over eight hundred buildings, including such revolutionary structures as the Guggenheim Museum, the Johnson Wax Building, Fallingwater, Unity Temple and Taliesin. Wright's buildings and his ideas changed the way we live, work and see the world around us.
Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural achievements were often overshadowed by the turbulence of his melodramatic life. In ninety-two years, he fathered seven children, married three times and was almost constantly embroiled in scandal. Some hated him, some loved him, but in the end, few could deny he was the most important architect in America—and perhaps the world. With exquisite live cinematography, fascinating interviews, and rare archival footage, this riveting film brings Wright's unforgettable story to life.
Charlie Rose interview with director Ken Burns and producer Lynn Duncan
Exclusive Interview Ken Burns Making History
A Conversation With Ken Burns
Length: 160 minutes
Format: Closed-captioned, Color, Full Screen, NTSC
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