Opera in de Rimboe

René van 't Erve Short documentary - 2013 - 57 min.

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Director René van ’t Erve captured the genesis of his own idea: the performance of an opera in Floradorp, Amsterdam, by the inhabitants of this quarter. From the auditions, soloists Rinus, Anne, Frans and Mario are followed: during singing lessons with vocal coach Marianne, during rehearsals, but also in their daily lives. Not only do we see the opera slowly materialise; we also get to see more and more of the people performing the opera. Their life stories are told with a strong dose of Amsterdam-style humour and sense of perspective.


Director(s) René van 't Erve
Producer(s) Jeanine Blom
René van 't Erve
Production Company
Sultan Sushi bv
Director of Photography
Sound Editor
Sound on Set
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