Plastic Tulips

Janine Prins Short documentary - 1995 - 11 min.

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Ironic view by filmmaker Janine Prins of the 'manufacturability' of the Dutch landscape and its influence on culture. Plastic Tulips is a short kaleidoscopic portrait of stereotypical Holland. The film shows attractive yet clich├ęd pictures of for instance a windy beach, windmills, a cyclist in a snow-covered polder landscape, Madurodam, trams in the rain, the flower auction at Aalsmeer, a dredger and skaters on Amsterdam's Leidseplein. The filmmaker uses these pictures to express her mixed feelings about the country where she grew up.

Credits

Director(s) Janine Prins
Script Janine Prins
Producer(s) Janine Prins
Director of Photography
Production Design
Jet Homoet
Heather Powell
John Osborne
Editing
Sound on Set
Kersti Uibo
Simon Everson
Production Country
Netherlands