Painful Painting

Catherine van Campen Short documentary - 2011 - 52 min.

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The confrontational, large paintings by Ronald Ophuis show brute force and suffering. Director Catherine van Campen follows the artist during the genesis of a new painting and accompanies him to Sierra Leone. Both former child soldiers and the media in Sierra Leone ask the painter for the reason of his work, which visualises a past they know but have put behind them. It is Ophuis’ ultimate goal to prompt people to self-examination through his compositions.

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Irene Stenvers
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Netherlands