USA | 2014 | 14min | DCP | COLOR | Documentary | Classic
A portrait of the beautiful, minute detail created by the hands of master craftsmen, embodied by the workers of Carousel Works, the country's sole maker of handmade, full-size wooden carousels. Accompanied by the titular suite by Camille Saint-Saëns that helped inspire it.
Sitora Takanaev is a freelance director/producer based in Milwaukee. Born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, she began directing and producing for television at age 20. She is a graduate of the Tashkent State Institute of Arts, and Milwaukee Area Technical College. For the past few years she's been freelancing on commercials, videos, and short films, as well as directing her own work.