Short highly stylised film about a contro­ver­sial loca­tion. Mainly shot at night in an obser­vant style, the film shows the highs and lows of shop­ping mall Hoog Cathar­ijne and the adja­cent train station area. The concrete jungle with deso­late nooks, tunnels and arcades seems to lead its own life under the pulsating neon light. Grad­u­ally, the constructed surround­ings emerge as a versa­tile, battered organism, used in a contin­uous, contrasting and bizarre way by junks and cleaners, trav­ellers and shoppers.

Credits

Executive producer
Set geluid
Production company
Van Lieshout Filmproducties

Title: Winkelhart - Night at the Mall
Year: 2001
Duration : 18 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2001

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