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Film
Film
Other languages or subtitles: 
Norwegian
Production country: 
Norway
Running time (In minutes): 
50
Theme: 
Documentary
Category/Format: 
Documentaries
Production year: 
January, 2008
Film Credits
About the Director: 

9 industy films
60 episodes "hotel cæsar" TV

Film director: 
Eirin Gjorv
Screenplay: 
Eirin Gjorv
Editing: 
Eirin Gjorv
Film photographer: 
Linn Amundsen
Music: 
Xploding Plastics
Film synopsis: 
A brand new capital – in the middle of the desert! And an Icon building – a Taj Mahal, or Sidney Oprahouse that will be the gateway to the city and a symbol to the entire world! This is what His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi in The United Arab Emirate Ras Al Khaimah has commissioned. The Norwegian architectural firm Snøhetta has been invited to present their vision for this uniqe and gigantic project. In this film we follow Snøhetta and its director Kjetil Thorsen in their bid for adventurous and ground-breaking architectural challenges in the Arab sands of Ras Al Khaimah."I don’t believe in learning from experience” claims Kjetil Thorsen, ”Most experience is based on negative experience; on things that can’t be done, things that aren’t possible”.
Budget
Budget Range: 
Between $100 000 and $1 Million
Actual Budget: 
450 000
Technical infos
Technical infos
Original Film Format: 
16 mm
Format Ratio: 
16-9
Film Sound: 
Dolby SR
Video master available ?: 
Yes
Video Type: 
HDV
Number of reels: 
1
Film distribution
Theatre: 
Open
TV: 
Open
Video: 
Open
International: 
Open
Internet: 
Open
Address: 
Stasjonsveien 35a 0772 Oslo Norway
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A brand new capital – in the middle of the desert!  And an Icon building – a Taj Mahal, or  Sidney Oprahouse that will be the gateway to the city and a symbol to the entire world!

This is what His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi in The United Arab Emirate Ras Al Khaimah has commissioned. The Norwegian architectural firm Snøhetta has been invited to present their vision for this uniqe and gigantic project.

In this film we follow Snøhetta and its director Kjetil Thorsen in their bid for adventurous and ground-breaking architectural challenges in the Arab sands of Ras Al Khaimah."I don’t believe in learning from experience” claims Kjetil Thorsen, ”Most experience is based on negative experience; on things that can’t be done, things that aren’t possible”.

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