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The Architect (2016)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 15 June 2017 (USA)
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When a couple sets out to build their dream house, they enlist the services of an uncompromising modernist architect, who proceeds to build HIS dream house instead of theirs.

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Jonathan Parker

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Catherine DiNapoli (screenplay), Jonathan Parker (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Parker Posey ... Drew
John Carroll Lynch ... Conway
James Frain ... Miles Moss
Eric McCormack ... Colin
Pamela Reed ... Colin's Mother
John Aylward ... Drew's Father
Dana Millican ... Reese
Macall Gordon ... Preschool Principal
Alycia Delmore ... Caitlin
Michael Panes ... Adjuster
Nicole Santora ... Doctor
Rodney Sherwood ... Putnam Hatch
Todd Courson ... Ivan
Sheila Goold Sheila Goold ... Magazine Writer
Lindsay Fishkin Lindsay Fishkin ... Escrow Officer (2014)
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When a couple sets out to build their dream house, they enlist the services of a visionary modernist architect, whose soaring ideas are matched only by his ego. The woman is swept away by this uncompromising creative artist whose personality provides a stark contrast to her practical husband's. She is so taken she hardly notices the Architect is building HIS dream house.

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Comedy | Drama

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 June 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Architekt See more »

Filming Locations:

Everett, Washington, USA See more »

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Parker Film Company See more »
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The architect's office is actually an architectural studio used by students from the University of Washington School of Architecture. In the background is the historic College Inn guesthouse originally built for the 1909 Alaska-Yukon Exposition. An architectural landmark in itself. See more »

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Pretty Rough on Architects
27 February 2017 | by michellek10See all my reviews

If you're an architect -and I am - this film trots out every negative stereotype you've ever battled in your life and pumps it up to full volume. The architect is the comic villain in this piece: a vain, imperious, pseudo-intellectual, budget-busting, turtleneck wearing wife stealer in the classic Frank Lloyd Wright mode. Of course old FLW also had world-class talent but in my humble opinion he has a lot to answer for with the reputation he saddled generations of future architects with. But I digress. I may have found this film more amusing than most because of the many sly digs at my chosen profession, but it's still a decent comedy.


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