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3.7
617 Ratings

The Belly of an Architect

Directed by Peter Greenaway
United Kingdom, Italy, 1987
Drama

Synopsis

An American architect arrives in Italy, supervising an exhibition for a French architect, Boullée, who is famous for his oval structures. Through the course of 9 months he becomes obsessed with his belly, suffers severe stomach pains, loses his wife, exhibition, his unborn child and his own life.

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The Belly of an Architect Directed by Peter Greenaway

Critics reviews

Other entrants in the festival have not retained their initial dazzle. Peter Greenaway’s The Belly of an Architect, starring an emotionally and physically splenetic Brian Dennehy, feels stiff and grandiose, simultaneously under- and over-directed.
May 17, 2017
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