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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