The Way Things Go
The Way Things Go (1987)

Swiss artists Peter Fischli and David Weiss have collaborated on kinetic installations since 1979. All of their work to date, whether in photography, film, drawing, or sculpture, has demonstrated a deep interest in the mechanisms that… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Documentary
Release Date: January 1, 1987
DVD Release Date: March 19, 2002
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Dennis Schwartz
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A short flick in color about a Rube Goldberg contraption ingeniously brought to life in a warehouse.

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Christopher Campbell

You really can't get much more perfect than this, at least in terms of executing a planned showcase of reality in the laws-of-physics sense. I only wish it was longer.

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Lesley N
Ooooo. Ahhhh. Wowww. Hurrah to the two amazing eggheads who built this, and boo to the Honda ripoff. .