le grand TANGO

Pieter Jan Smit Short film - 2002 - 11 min.

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Fascinating portrait of a musician who is absorbed in his music. In an extreme close-up, we see the expressive face of a cellist performing Astor Piazzolla's Le Grand Tango.

Violoncellist Paul de Jong plays the piece Le Grand Tango by the Argentinean composer Astor Piazolla. The piano is played by Reinier van Houdt, but he is not filmed. Filmmaker Pieter Jan Smit uses one extended shot in extreme close-up to show how the music takes possession of the musician.

Credits

Director(s) Pieter Jan Smit
Producer(s) Pieter Jan Smit
Production Company Smit Film
Co-producer(s)
Director of Photography
Joost van Gelder
Mixing
Sound on Set
Music
Distribution
Production Country
Netherlands