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El hombre de al lado (The Man Next Door; Mariano Cohn and Gastón Duprat, 2010)

The film is entirely located at the Casa Curutchet in La Plata (Argentina).

Casa Curutchet is designed by Le Corbusier in 1948 and it was completed under the supervision of the Argentine architect Amancio Williams in 1953. Le Corbusier never visited the site and he never met the client. Casa Curutchet is a masterpiece and an important case of the so-called machine á habiter, where there are fully achieved the architectural principles proposed by Le Corbusier: grid of pilotis, open plan, the roof garden, the horizontal window and the free design of the facade.

In 1953 the idea of Modern Architecture had the first crisis during the CIAM meeting in Aix-en-Provence. In some parts of the movie the allegory of this crisis can be read.

Digital frames of the film.

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