Als de halmen buigen contrasts hectic life in the city with the harmony of man and nature in the countryside. This black & white film, without dialogue, provides a lyrical picture of country life. The film is especially striking for its camerawork by the famous French cameraman Jean Dréville.

Title: Als de halmen buigen
Year: 1930
Duration : 40 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 1988

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