In the early 2000s, then Rijksmuseum director Ronald de Leeuw launched an ambitious renovation with unbridled energy. His staff members devote themselves to the metamorphosis with equal passion, but outside the walls all parties are negotiating. Politicians, aesthetics committees, tendering problems and a militant Cyclists’ Union thwart many a plan, resulting in unprecedented delays. From 2005 to 2008, Oeke Hoogendijk patiently captured everything that happened - and especially that did not.

Credits

Set geluid
Production company
Pieter van Huystee Film & TV
TV company
NTR TV
Distributor NL
Pieter van Huystee Film & TV

Title: Het nieuwe Rijksmuseum (1 en 2)
Year: 2008
Duration : 2 hours
Category: Long Documentary
Edition: NFF 2009

Gouden Kalf nominees

Beste Lange Documentaire (2009)
Oeke Hoogendijk

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