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Dorpsgezichten

Director: Gerard d' Olivat
Fifty years after filmmaker Daan Pool portrayed all the inhabitants of the rural village of Oudesluis, Gerard d'Olivat went back to film there again.
Portrait of the inhabitants of the village of Oudesluis in the Dutch province of North Holland. Fifty years ago, filmmaker Daan Pool visited the small rural hamlet of Oudesluis. In the tradition of portrait photography, he went from door to door and filmed all the inhabitants. The material he acquired sketches a unique picture of everyday life in Holland just after World War II. With Dorpsgezichten, director Gerard d'Olivat adds a new chapter to the portrait history of Oudesluis. His recent footage alongside the historic black-and-white material provides an impression of the villagers and their village culture and shows how the lines of the past can be continued into the future.

Credits

Producer
Set geluid
Production company
Yuca Film
Distributor NL
Filmmuseum Distributie
Title: Dorpsgezichten
Year: 1996
Duration : 37 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2000

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