Bovenbad

Lony Scharenborg, Mirjam Boelsums Short documentary - 1999 - 43 min.

Gouden Kalf-nominatie

Beste Korte Documentaire Mirjam BoelsumsLony Scharenborg

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Bovenbad (The Pool) is set within the four walls of the upper floor of the Marnix swimming baths in Amsterdam. There the makers follow the swimming lessons, movement exercises and the free swimming of various groups of Amsterdammers; pregnant women, parents with babies, school children, immigrant women and the aged. The film shows how in every phase of life people struggle to keeps their heads above water. And also how swimming is a social event for young and old.

Credits

Producer(s) Jan Heijs
Ruud Monster
Production Company Jura Filmprodukties
Director of Photography
Editing
Mixage
Kees Linthorst
Sound on Set
TV Company
Distribution
Production Country
Netherlands