Director: Herman van de Horst
Van der Horst, like Haanstra, has made his name with distinguished short films such as Shoot the Nets and Houen Zo. This his latest film is about the Netherlands and its dependence upon the sea.
A film that attempts to shatter the conventional view of family love. ... Prix, Oberhausen; Prize, Lugano. ... More »
The area around Lowicz is famous for its beautiful regional costumes and this film is about the annual folklore festival held in that city. A Polish documentary which won distinction at the ... More »
From the musty archives of some supernatural Law Court a judge takes the dossier of a young girl accused of the crime of suicide. Gradually the evidence against her, her family, her fiance, her ... More »
Raven's End is a glimpse of a fledgling writer's life in a working class district of Malmö in 1936. The film describes how the aspiring novelist comes to terms with his drunkard father and ... More »
A little girl seems to be the sole ... occupant of an old house. But is it ... her refuge or her prison? Will she ... ever break the tyranny of the old ... stones? ... More »
A stream of demonstrators carrying placards and flags moves purposefully across the screen from right to left. There is only one man walking in the opposite direction carrying a flag. ... More »