The weird and wonderful world of the artist Jheronimus Bosch is the focal point of this research adventure. A team of experts tries to unravel the mystery around 25 still existing paintings.
A research team tries to unravel the mystery of the 25 still existing paintings by Jheronimus Bosch. For five years, the experts travel all over the world. Using sophisticated technology, they penetrate the works down to their deepest layers of paint. Were all the paintings really made by Bosch himself? The focal point of the research adventure is the weird and wonderful imaginary world of this medieval ‘sorcerer’. In addition, the documentary reveals the political game played by Het Noordbrabants Museum to get as many works as possible to the large Bosch retrospective exhibition in Den Bosch.
Title: Jheronimus Bosch, Geraakt door de duivel
Duration : 1 hour, 27 minutes
Category: Long Documentary
Edition: NFF 2016
Kunst & CultuurGeschiedenis
Gouden Kalf nominees
Kristallen Film (10.000 bezoekers documentaire) (2017)
You are now in the NFF Archive. The archive contains contains information on film, TV and interactive productions that were screened at past festival editions. The NFF does not dispose of this material. For this, please contact the producer, distributor or broadcaster. Sometimes, older films can also be found at the Eye Film Museum or the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision.