Paolo Pistolesi Short film - 1990 - 18 min.

Gouden Kalf winner

Beste Korte Film Paolo Pistolesi

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Short film awarded a Golden Calf in 1990 about the Schrödinger paradox. What happens if you put a cat in a box and then fill it with gas?

Short film in which Mr. Schrödinger (Bruno Ganz) returns to his flat in the Bijlmer on an autumn day, gets a heart attack and dies. At the same time, the Schrödinger paradox is presented in a classroom: What happens if you put a cat in a box and then fill the box with gas? The teacher explains that as long as you do not see it with your own eyes, the cat may be dead or alive. Awarded a Golden Calf for Best Short Film in 1990.


Director(s) Paolo Pistolesi
Script Bart Klei
Producer(s) René Scholten
Director of Photography
Joost van Starrenburg
Production Design
Francis Hutjens
Irma de Bruijne
Sound on Set
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