Narrated by Dustin Hoffman, VISUAL ACOUSTICS celebrates the life and career of Julius Shulman, the world’s greatest architectural photographer, whose images brought modern architecture to the American mainstream.
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Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius ShulmanDirected byEric Bricker
Slick biographical documentary uses its inventive stylistic techniques to enhance its subject rather than getting in the way of it. Julius Shulman is a figure that may not be that interesting to some, but for those with an interest in architecture and photography, there's a lot to recommend here.
A close look at the work of an extraordinary photographer who captured one of the greatest eras of architecture. The periodic graphical/animated segments in this film are a little forced, but the sights, sounds, and candor captured more than make up for it.