Hours of Glass

Michiel van Bakel Short film - 2019 - 8 min.

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Starry and cloudy skies, landscapes in strange colours, movement that is both accelerated and decelerated; this sets the tone in this experimental film, in a series of images from observatories that are directed at the cosmos. From Møn Dark Sky Park via the Einsteinturm and other observatories to the radio telescope in Westerbork. The eerie colour schemes and mysterious soundtrack are the result of techniques for deep-gazing into the universe. In the final shot, we hear some samples from Francis Ford Coppola's classic paranoid surveillance filmThe Conversation.


Director(s) Michiel van Bakel
Producer(s) Michiel van Bakel
Production Company Zinc Garden
Director of Photography
EYE International
Production Country