The Rumanian, Brancusi

United Kingdom, 1976

Film
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This film explores the influence of Romanian sculptor Brancusi’s early childhood environment on his work and life. The director sees the film as “an ethnographic film about an artist”. Concentrates on the major works “Endless Column”, “The Gates of the Kiss” and “The Table of Silence”.

Credits

director

Sean Hudson

co-producer

Rodney Wilson

Sean Hudson

production company

Arts Council of Great Britain

British Council

Language

English

Duration

00:27:02:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28093

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Romania

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Romania

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Study and teaching

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artists

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artists - Biography

Crafts & Visual Arts → Brancusi, Constantin, 1876-1957

Crafts & Visual Arts → Sculptors

Crafts & Visual Arts → Sculpture, Romanian

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnology

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Art - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

People → Artists - Biography

People → Brancusi, Constantin, 1876-1957

Places → Romania

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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