Joost Seelen Short documentary - 1996 - 43 min.

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Short documentary about the commotion accompanying plans to build a motorway through the North Limburg nature reserve Jammerdal (Valley of Tears). The area gets its name from the fact that a man once digging a deep well was buried under sand shouting and screaming. Years later, despite formal protests from environmentalists, a spade was again dug into the ground. Only a single man refused to bow. A documentary about anger, impotence and acceptance.


Director(s) Joost Seelen
Script Joost Seelen
Producer(s) Annemiek van der Zanden
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Erik van de Belt
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