The Edge of the Possible

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  • Directed by Daryl Dellora
  • 1998Australia56 minutesEnglish
  • Prologue by Grant Van Iderstine, Architecture|49, architects of record for Canadian Museum of Human Rights

Featuring rare interviews with the Danish architect, Jørn Utzon, the film documents the stunning ups and downs in the design and construction of the Sydney Opera House, punctuated by lively testimonies from a diverse cast of political and professional participants—some enthusiastic collaborators, others rivals, sceptics and detractors. In spite of legendary resistance encountered in the land down under, the design teams’ original vision shines through in the end, remaining a provocative symbol challenging others to push the limits of what is possible.

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