Georgica

Katelijne Schrama Long documentary - 2014 - 70 min.
All ages

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More than two thousand years ago, the Roman poet Virgil composed an ode to agriculture: Georgica. What do modern-day farmers in Flevoland think of these verses? In four chapters, the film sheds light on the Flevopolder and shows how the farmers in this well-ordered landscape carry out their profession. Elements like the seasons, the soil that has to be tilled and the sounds of the birds have remained unchanged through the centuries. But seemingly spontaneously, stories rise to the surface about drastic changes, like the influence of the food industry and present-day regulation.

Credits

Director(s) Katelijne Schrama
Producer(s) Digna Sinke
Production Company
Director of Photography
Ben Geraerts
Editing
Sound Design
Sound on Set
Alex Booy
Pander Roskam
Music
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Production Country
Netherlands