Eames the Architect and the Painter (2011)

Eames the Architect and the Painter
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 24mins.
Genres Documentary
Keywords biopic, design
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
James Franco Narrator n/a 120790 1000001
Richard Wurman Actor Himself 1 1000002
Kevin Roche Actor Himself 1 1000003
Tina Beebe Actor Herself 1 1000004
Eames Demetrios Actor Himself 1 1000005
Deborah Sussman Actor Herself 1 1000006
Pat Kirkham Actor Herself 1 1000007
Donald Albrecht Actor Himself 1 1000008
Gordon Ashby Actor Himself 1 1000009
Jeannine Oppewall Actor Herself 1 1000010
Bill Tondreau Actor Himself 1 1000011
Jed Perl Actor Himself 1 1000012
Marilyn Neuhart Actor Herself 1 1000013
Ralph Capian Actor Himself 1 1000014
Richard Wright Actor Himself 1 1000015
Paul Schrader Actor Himself 1 1000016
Joe Giovannini Actor Himself 1 1000017
Judith Wechsler Actor Herself 1 1000018
Zeke Seligsohn Actor Himself 1 1000019
Ford Peatross Actor Himself 1 1000020
Meg McAleer Actor Herself 1 1000021
Lucia Eames Actor Herself 1 1000022
Thomas Hines Actor Himself 1 1000023
Sam Grawe Actor Himself 1 1000024
Bob Blaich Actor Himself 1 1000025
John Neuhart Actor Himself 1 1000026
Jason Cohn Director n/a 2 2000001
Bill Jersey Director n/a 2 2000002
Jason Cohn Producer n/a 3 3000001
Bill Jersey Producer n/a 3 3000002
Shirley Kessler Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Camille Servan-Schreiber Co-Producer n/a 170 3000004
Jason Cohn Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Don Bernier Editor n/a 172 7000001
Michael Bacon Original Score n/a 120839 8000001
Synopsis
The "Eames Era" began in the optimistic flush of American victory during World War II, and the global impact of the Eames aesthetic continues to grow unabated today. With Eames: The Architect and the Painter, Jason Cohn and Bill Jersey have made a definitive and unprecedented cinematic foray into the private world of the Renaissance-style studio that Charles and Ray Eames conceived in a cavernous warehouse on a gritty street in Venice Beach, CA. Despite their unrivaled impact on American design, the persona of the steadfastly private Charles and Ray Eames have remained oblique to inquiring journalists while they were alive. The film draws extensively from a virgin cache of archival material, visually stunning films, love letters, photographs and artifacts produced in mind-boggling volume by Charles and Ray with their forty-year epoch of the Eames Office.
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