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Synopsis

Rivers and Tides is an entrancing and beautifully photographed film about Andy Goldsworthy, one of Britain’s best-known sculptors, renowned worldwide for his work with entirely natural materials such as ice, stone, leaves and wood. Shot in four countries across four seasons, the film provides a fascinating insight into Goldsworthy’s painstaking creative process and captures the elusive quality of his intricate and often ephemeral works which are threatened and sometimes destroyed by nature and the passing of time. Documenting the formation of a series of Goldsworthy’s intricate and fragile masterpieces, Thomas Riedelsheimer’s hauntingly powerful film paints a spellbinding portrait of a unique artist.

Director

Thomas Riedelsheimer

Details

Blu-ray catalogue number: ART203BD Blu-ray special features: -The Storm King Wall -Autumn Works -Garlic Leaves -Ice Arch -Black Stone -Leaf Works -The Old Studio -Andy Goldsworthy Biography -Thomas Riedelsheimer Biography

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AVAILABLE ON DEMAND, DVD & BLU-RAY

GENRE: Documentary

DIRECTOR: Thomas Riedelsheimer

COUNTRIES: Finland, Germany, UK

LANGUAGES: English

Reviews


  • “A lovely, poetic film”

    David Gritten, The Telegraph


  • “A refreshing meditation on surrender to the idea of temporality”

    Stephen Holden, The New York Times


  • “Offers extraordinary beauty... watching this movie is like daydreaming”

    Roger Ebert

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