Spurs of Tango

Henri Plaat Short documentary - 1980 - 32 min.

Gouden Kalf winner

Beste Korte Film Henri Plaat

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Short travelogue resembling a photo collage, shot in several South American countries. The maker goes in search of spots that still evoke the mood of the tango music he so loves.

Short, photomontage-like travelogue, shot in different South-American countries. We accompany the filmmaker on a search for places that still evoke the atmosphere of the tango music he loves so much. Without using any camera movements, Plaat shot images of weather-beaten walls that hide all kinds of things. In 1981, the film won a Golden Calf for Best Short Film.

Credits

Director(s) Henri Plaat
Script Henri Plaat
Producer(s) René Solleveld
Production Company
René Solleveld Productions
Director of Photography
Editing
Sound on Set
Jan Holleman
Production Country
Netherlands