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Christo's Valley Curtain1973

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  • 3.9
The first collaboration between the Maysles Brothers and Christo and Jeanne-Claude, and recipient of an Academy Award Nomination, CHRISTO'S VALLEY CURTAIN celebrates the dramatic hanging of a huge orange curtain between two Colorado mountains and the powerful effect it has on a community. Nominated for Best Documentary at the 1974 Academy Awards®.

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A very enjoyable little film. It simply shows a bit of the preparation for and then the unfurling of the very impressive artwork. Golfers down the valley periodically give their opinion. Although it seems as though there is not much here, it's the real thing as it happened: the artists, the crew, the work. All of the personalities involved are on display; the reactions of the construction workers are particularly enjoyable.

Who would have thought to do something like this? Only Christo+ Jeanne!