Droomrijders

Boris Gerrets Short documentary - 2006 - 51 min.

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Biotope highway: asphalt, concrete, fly-over, hard shoulder, grind, traffic jams, car radio. Vague shadows behind green tinted car windows hurry from A to B. As anonymous passers-by, they drive past each other. Meetings are scarce. They are limited to a sporadic glance in the queue or a talk over coffee at a gas station. And quickly back into the car. Lost in thought, they drive on. Droomrijders (Driving Dreams) is a portrait of life on Dutch motorways, made up of images shot on an arbitrary weekday: at gas stations and parking lots, at the carwash and on the motorway; it is the modern world we take for granted. But when a young woman died due to a stone thrown from a fly-over onto her windscreen, the deep uneasiness immediately surfaced that manifests itself in the awareness of our vulnerability.

Credits

Director(s) Boris Gerrets
Producer(s) Pieter van Huijstee
Production Company Pieter van Huystee Film & TV
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Netherlands