'Sagrada' visits Gaudi's cathedral, built with faith

April 3, 2015 12:02 PM

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The film begins with a slow pan of a city, a hectic metropolis indistinguishable from its brethren around the world. But then the camera picks up a multi-spired building, a one-of-a-kind structure that tells us immediately where we are. The building is Barcelona's La Sagrada Familia, a cathedral once seen, never forgotten.

La Sagrada's architect, the visionary Antonio Gaudi, has been the subject of documentary films before (most notably 1984's "Antonio Gaudi" by Japanese director Hiroshi Teshigahara). But this film is the first to concentrate on Gaudi's masterpiece, still unfinished after more than 125 years of constr...

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