When The Gods Smile

Russia, 2007

Angkor is a tumble-down city absorbed by the jungles. According to a version it had been the capital of an ancient Khmer state in the IX-XIV cc.

The film takes for a journey to a mysterious world where every stair and imagery hide both a secret and a clue to it. 

«Mysteries of World Architecture» is an eight-episode documentary that makes a fascinating journey to famous landmarks under the professional guidance of a Russian architect Nana Getashvili. Filmed all around the globe and featuring historical reconstructions, this miniseries decodes the language of architecture to reveal the surprising faces of civilizations and religions.