Director: Gary Hustwit Cast: Norman Foster, Rem Koolhaas, Oscar Niemeyer

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Documentary filmmaker Gary Hustwit completes his so-called "Design film trilogy" (which began with Helvetica and continued with Objectified) with this upbeat, visually inventive look at the way cities around the world are designed, and the efforts being made to make urban living more functional. As urban populations explode on every continent, the quest to ensure that everyone has a high quality of living becomes increasingly difficult. There are many contributors to the design of a city, and from the architect to the average citizen, everyone's contributions play a part in shaping the metropolitan landscape. By traveling the globe and speaking with a wide variety of subjects ranging from city planners to politicians to artists and architects, Hustwit explores the innovations being made in such crucial areas as public transportation, safety, and even food supply.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/14/2012
UPC: 0767685265024
Original Release: 2011
Source: New Video Group
Region Code: 0
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 1:25:00

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Interviews and Footage

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Norman Foster Participant
Rem Koolhaas Participant
Oscar Niemeyer Participant
Amanda Burden Participant
Jan Gehl Participant
Enrique Penalosa Participant
Yung Ho Chang Participant
Alejandro Aravena Participant
Eduardo Paes Participant
Rahul Mehrotra Participant
Ellen Dunham-Jones Participant
Ricky Burdett Participant
James Corner Participant
Bruce Katz Participant
Candy Chang Participant
Edgar Pieterse Participant
Noah Chasin Participant

Technical Credits
Gary Hustwit Director
Michael Culyba Editor
Kristian Dunn Score Composer
Luke Geissbuhler Cinematographer
Shelby Siegel Editor
Lou Teti Screenwriter

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Urbanized
1. Opening [4:09]
2. Mumbai to Santiago [8:39]
3. 19th Century to Brasília [5:47]
4. Bogotá to Copenhagen [11:10]
5. The High Line to Jane Jacobs [8:34]
6. Phoenix to Detroit [9:54]
7. Beijing to Brighton [10:31]
8. Rio to Cape Town [4:01]
9. New Orleans to Stuttgart [:15]
10. Closing [:15]
1. Ricky Burdett [5:37]
2. Mumbai [4:06]
3. Bruce Katz [1:39]
4. Cabrini Green [1:40]
5. More Bruce Katz [2:22]
6. Edgar Pieterse [4:20]
7. Ellen Dunham-Jones [10:10]
8. Enrique Peñalosa [3:28]
9. Jan Gehl [6:57]
10. James Corner [3:10]
11. Eduardo Paes [1:15]
12. Alejandro Aravena [2:26]
13. Cities We Love [4:06]
14. Hate [2:09]
15. A Few Shots We Liked That Didn't Make It In [:00]

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