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The Isle of the Dead

Director: Lucas van Woerkum
Visual spectacle by Dutch filmmaker Lucas van Woerkum. The Radio Philharmonic Orchestra plays this composition live with Van Woerkum’s new Symphonic Cinema production. The filmmaker is among the orchestra members to perfectly synchronise the tempo of the film with the performance.

Visualisation of Arnold Böcklin's painting Die Toteninsel, where the deceased on an island make the crossing to the afterlife. When a living woman arrives, the wandering souls start to haunt her. Music by Sergei Rachmaninov.


Production company
Symphonic Cinema Productions
Distributor NL
Symphonic Cinema Productions
Title: The Isle of the Dead
Year: 2011
Duration : 18 minutes
Category: Short Feature
Edition: NFF 2014
Kunst & CultuurMuziek

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