Nummer negen (The Day I Didn't Turn with the World)

Guido van der Werve Short film - 2008 - 9 min.

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Unparalleled representation of solitary man in time-lapse photography. On the forsaken geographical North Pole, the filmmaker keeps the sun in his back for twenty-four hours.

About solitary man, who wants to withdraw from the world for one day, represented in time-lapse photography. Guido van der Werve defied sun, coldness and wind by keeping the sun in his back for twenty-four hours, standing exactly on the geographic North Pole, thus literally not turning with the world. The artist also integrated his experience in the soundtrack The day that I didn't turn with the world, composed and performed by himself.

Credits

Director(s) Guido van der Werve
Producer(s) Guido van der Werve
Production Company Roofvogel
Director of Photography
Ben Geraerts
Distribution
Production Country
Netherlands