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Film Review: Sky Ladder: the Art of Cai Guo-Qiang (Dir. Kevin Macdonald)

Sky Ladder: the Art of Cai Guo-Qiang Dir. Kevin Macdonald [Netflix; 2016] Rating: 4.5/5 Coils fire off, tracing the path of a ladder across the waters of Huiyu Island Harbor and then reaching into the sky. It is a blazing ladder floating in the air, but lasting less than three minutes; it is a spectacle worthy of tears. This project is the culmination of a 20 year dream — a monumental but ephemeral work — imagined by the Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang, which director Kevin Macdonald and producer Wendy Deng document in Sky Ladder: the Art of Cai Guo-Qiang.
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