TIAFF 2024

The Power Of Utopia: Living with Le Corbusier in Chandigarh

The movie

The Power Of Utopia: Living with Le Corbusier in Chandigarh

Seventy years ago, with the construction of the planned Indian capital Chandigarh, Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier completed his life's work.

Length: 120 min
Country:
Language spoken: Engels
Language subtitles: geen
Cast:
Director: Karin Bucher, Thomas Karrer
Release date: 2024

Description

Seventy years ago, with the construction of the planned Indian capital Chandigarh, Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier completed his life's work. Chandigarh is a controversial synthesis of arts, a bold utopia of modernity. The atmospheric film reflects on Le Corbusier's heritage, his utopian city plans, and the cultural differences between East and West. Does the city suit its residents, and is their culture understood? What kind of life have the people ultimately obtained, and what does the future hold for this UNESCO heritage?