Monster in the Forest: The Story of the Cyclop [DVD] [2005]

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Special Features

  • Ferrari: Reminiscences about Jean Tinguely
  • Sketches by Jean Tinguely
  • Three language options: English, French, and Spanish


Monster in the Forest: The Story of the Cyclop
Bear witness as a legendary but near-forgotten work of art returns to life as filmmakers Louise Faure and Anne Julien tell the remarkable story of sculptors Jean Tinguely and Niki de Saint Phalle's awe-inspiring work - The Cyclop. Constructed in a park on the outskirts of Paris and comprised of winding metal stairways, working fountains, and narrow footbridges, The Cyclops houses a variety of noisy gears and compelling gadgets designed by such renowned artists as Eva Aeppli, Larry Rivers, and Jean-Pierre Raynaud. A breathtaking monument to creativity that was twenty-years in the making, The Cyclop features all the defining traits of a sculpture created as part of the Nouveau Realisme movement, and has endured to serve as a shining example of Tinguely's "anti-museum" approach to modern art. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Niki deSaintPhalle
    Niki deSaintPhalle

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