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Oscar Niemeyer - A Vida e um Sopro Poster

Oscar Niemeyer - A Vida e um Sopro

A documentary on the life and work of the greatest of modern Brazilian architects, Oscar Niemeyer. In a relaxed atmosphere, the architect tells how his main projects were conceived - among these Brasilia, the French Communist Party headquarters and Mondadori Publishers in Milan. He talks also of politics, of friends, of women, and of Brazil. He speaks out vehemently for invention and creativity, which he considers vital in present times. Filmed in six cities in Brazil, and in France, England, Italy, Algeria, Portugal and the United States, the film also includes unpublished and rare images

1hr 30mins long

Oscar Niemeyer
Ferreira Gullar
Fabiano Maciel
Eric Hobsbawn
Eduardo Galeano
Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Carlos Heitor Cony