Boudewijn de Groot - Kom nader

Suzanne Raes Long documentary - 2015 - 90 min.

NFF Archive

You are now in the NFF Archive. The archive contains contains information on film, TV and interactive productions that were screened at past festival editions. The NFF does not dispose of this material. For this, please contact the producer, distributor or broadcaster. Sometimes, older films can also be found at the Eye Film Museum or the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision.

Not only outsiders, but also the people in his immediate vicinity have trouble fathoming Boudewijn de Groot. His son Marcel calls him ‘emotionally inscrutable’. For this documentary, the singer for the first time allowed a camera behind the scenes and in his private domain. We also witness how on stage he bids farewell to his hit songs, which he does not want to play anymore when he will be past seventy. Meanwhile, he is composing new, often very personal songs. The film makes a musical journey through time, investigating who this inward-looking man really is.

Credits

Director(s) Suzanne Raes
Script Suzanne Raes
Producer(s) Fabie Hulsebos
Production Company
Research
Director of Photography
Editing
Sound Design
Sound on Set
Visual Effects
Captain Video
Music
TV Company
Animation
Website
Production Country
Netherlands