Short film in the Dicht/Vorm series. Fifteen animated filmmakers were commissioned to give their personal interpretation of poems by modern Dutch poets. Man van Taal, based on Ruben van Gogh's poem, shows how a poet comes to life on paper as 'The Language Man'. In this capacity, he struggles with the scribbles and words on the sheet of paper.
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