Zalm en ik

Leon Giesen Short documentary - 2000 - 50 min.

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In the poetic, hilarious and personal documentary the director takes a look at everything to do with salmon.

After filmmaker Leon Giessen was moved after eating raw salmon in a Japanese restaurant in Paris fifteen years ago, he concluded that a fish with such a delicious taste has to be special. His fascination made him decide to set of to investigate everything to do with salmon. In the poetic, hilarious and personal documentary the director takes a look in the kitchen of a Japanese restaurant, interviews scientists who are trying to reintroduce wild salmon to the river Rhine and in Ireland he asks several salmon anglers the ins and outs of their hobby.

Credits

Director(s) Leon Giesen
Script Leon Giesen
Production Company VPRO TV
Director of Photography
Editing
Mixing
Sound on Set
Rob Dul
Flip van den Dungen
Ab Grooters
Production Country
Netherlands