De Braços Abertos, 1 x 52′

arms_wide_openThe giant statue of the Christ overlooking the bay of Rio has become the city’s icon. Architect Heitor da Silva Costa took ten years planning and building the 38m high monument. Through unique archives and first-hand accounts of people who witnessed and participated in its construction in the 20’s, the film reveals the challenge that lies behind the statue.

Directed by Bel Noronha
Year of Production: 2007

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