The reno­va­tion of the Amsterdam Rijksmu­seum in the early 21st century even­tu­ally took longer than its orig­inal construc­tion in the second half of the 19th century. The project was hampered by unman­age­able forces and unan­tic­i­pated setbacks, but after a decade the reopening could finally be cele­brated with a splendid fire­works display. Oeke Hoogendijk captured the entire process, from 2003 to 2013, and re-edited her acclaimed four-part docu­men­tary series, comple­mented with new footage, into this cinema film.


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Sound Design
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Column Film
Discours Film
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Distributor NL
Cinema Delicatessen

Title: Het Nieuwe Rijksmuseum - de film
Year: 2014
Duration : 2 hours, 11 minutes
Category: Long Documentary
Edition: NFF 2015

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Gouden Kalf nominees

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Kristallen Film (10.000 bezoekers documentaire) (2017)

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