Hundred thirty years ago in 1889 as Paris was hosting the World’s Fair, the iron lady became instantly the citie's iconic monument embodying the modernity and the engineering feat of this Era. The engineer Gustave Eiffel fought for years to erect in the heart of Paris the tallest tower ever built, seen by many as ugly and out of place at the time. Against all odds, he took the helm of a gigantic building site and revolutionized the construction technique. Revisit this historic saga and engineering challenge in this detailed account and high end docu-drama!
Directed by Mathieu Schwartz
Documentary, France, 2017, 90 min., French, Hebrew subtitles