Spiegelbezoek

Hans Keller, Henny Vrienten Short documentary - 1999 - 60 min.

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Spiegelbezoek is a poem that Vroman published in Holland soon after he moved in 1998 from the American East Coast - where the couple had lived for almost fifty years - to Forth Worth, Texas. It is literally a notice of life. In the film the then 83-year old poet and former biologist is visited by musician and film composer Henny Vrienten. He wants to record a CD of Vroman's heart-rending poems. Hans Keller filmed the encounter and also made a personal portrait in which the poet also recites his own work.

Credits

Producer(s) Ine Waltuch
Production Company VPRO TV
Director of Photography
Editing
Martin de Vries
Mixage
Martin de Vries
Sound on Set
Music
Production Country
Netherlands