The final six months in the life of Dutch anima­tion grand­master Gerrit van Dijk. Every night, he makes one drawing for his last anima­tion film. What a cine­matic testament!
In his life and work, Gerrit van Dijk, world-famous and praised, combines vigour and autonomy with humour and an immense talent. From the moment he knows his end is near, Gerrit makes a drawing every night for his final film, capturing what really matters. In the old man, the young artist of yester­year can still be recog­nised, who wants to accom­plish some­thing with enthu­siasm and persis­tence. Until the very end. A portrait of a remark­able artist who in his unique way bids farewell to life.

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Title: Gerrit van Dijk - Ik tel mijn tekeningen
Year: 2020
Duration : 56 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2020

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