Hans het leven voor de dood

Louis van Gasteren Long documentary - 1983 - 155 min.

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Documentary about the Amsterdam-based poet-composer Hans van Sweeden, who took his life in 1963, at the age of twenty-four. In a collage of interviews, relatives and friends talk about Hans' life, but also about their own. Thus, the film gives a telling portrait of the younger generation in Amsterdam in the turbulent fifties and sixties. In 1983, the film was awarded a Golden Calf and the Film Critics' Prize.


Production Company
Director of Photography
Paul van den Bos
Fred van Kuyk
Jos van Schoor
Louis van Gasteren
Wim Louwrier
Remmelt Lukkien
Joke Meerman
Henk van Aggele
Sound on Set
René van den Berg
André Patrouillie
Jan Wouter Stam
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