Despite Gaudí's fascinating life story, you won't find much of that in the documentary film that bears his name, a love poem from Japanese director Hiroshi Teshigahara. Teshigahara trains his camera on myriad Gaudí works, including the Palace of Catalan Music, schools and markets, private homes, apartment buildings, and of course the unfinished La Sagrada Familia. It's essentially a travelogue, nearly worldless and just 72 minutes long.
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We meet the bandaged Mr. Okuyama (Tatsuya Nakadai) as he is recovering from an industrial accident that has destroyed his face. Wrapped from the neck up like a mummy with eye and mouth holes, he's actually in decent physical shape and is sitting around at home wondering what to do with his life while his understandably skittish and distant wife (Machiko Kyo) darts around the apartment.
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'Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)' arrives in April.
The two awards have made for a great 72nd birthday present for the country music icon.