As a gardener, you have to be a little obsessed by your work.’ Says a 85-year-old pruning master who despite his age is inex­haustible. Together with the owner, he works in a histor­ical vegetable garden on a Dutch estate. Amid freshly ploughed earth, fruit trees and lush grapevines, the men discuss the weather and the world and share their knowl­edge about culti­vating vegeta­bles and fruit. Patience and perspec­tive are imper­a­tive; every­thing in its time. Mean­while, the seasons go by.

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Title: Portret van een tuin
Year: 2015
Duration : 1 hour, 38 minutes
Category: Long Documentary
Edition: NFF 2015

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