Machiavelli - Muzak Corporation

Hans Keller Short documentary - 1976 - 33 min.

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The Muzak Corporation in New York is successful in selling background music to companies. The music, which is also heard in elevators and shopping malls, supposedly heightens the workers' productivity and well-being. Keller examines the subject and talks to the general manager, follows one of the representatives during sales talks and checks how well employees feel under the constant stream of light music.

Credits

Director(s) Hans Keller
Director of Photography Mat van Hensbergen
Sound on Set Marc de Blok
TV Company
Production Country
Netherlands