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Jasperina: op eenzame hoogte

Director: Simone de Vries
She was the first person with a one-woman show and had a splendid career. Today, Jasperina de Jong leads a retired life in the woods with her dog. Affectionate portrait of one of Holland’s greatest performers.
Jasperina de Jong (81) leads a retired life in the woods with her dog. She has told everything umpteen times: how beautifully she could sing as a little girl, but preferred to become a ballerina, how Wim Kan did not hire her due to a lack of talent. This turned out to be a mistake: ‘Pien’ proceeded to have a magnificent career, took potshots at sacred cows, was a feminist pur sang, and a breadwinner, the first one with a one-woman show. But did she spend enough time with her family? And how did she go on after the death of Eric Herfst, her husband, mentor and director?

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Executive producer
Sound Design
Sound editing
Title: Jasperina: op eenzame hoogte
Year: 2019
Duration : 1 hour, 26 minutes
Category: Long Documentary
Edition: NFF 2019
MuziekKunst & CultuurGeschiedenis

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