De vrije markt

Marleine van der Werf Short documentary - 2016 - 53 min.

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Poetic documentary about the effects of a changing world on three Rotterdam merchants at an age-old outdoor market. What are the choices the threesome make to keep afloat?

Poetic documentary about the microcosm of a market with its own rules, mores and fixed rituals. The film shows the environment and perceptions of three Rotterdam merchants at Europe’s longest, age-old outdoor market. How does the threesome react to modern changes and strange external influences? Who can cope with a world in development and who stays stuck in the past? What are the choices they make to keep afloat?


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