Skip to main content

Sonata in Brussels

Belgium, 1954 (MIFF 1959, Programme 27)

Director: E. Degelin

With a touch of fantasy, the architecture and atmosphere of Brussels revealed in four movements: night lights and jazz; morning quiet; street bustle; and people at rest and play.

See also...

Antiquities of Pakistan

A study of the art, architecture, and antiquities of Pakistan, including the unusual seven-domed Mosque in Dacca, the Imperial Mosque ai Lahore, the palaces and tombs of the Mogul Emperors and relics ... More »

A Time Out of War

Drawn from a story by Robert Chambers &ndash: a pointed and deeply moving comment on the essential futility of war &ndash: this is a film of exceptional integrity and rare poetic grace. The American ... More »

Ballet Girl

A little girl is sent on an errand to the ballet school of the Royal Danish Theatre and becomes a dancer herself. This is the theme of an authentic and beguiling ballet film produced by a notable ... More »

Vincent Van Gogh

The film tells Van Gogh's life story and his tragic struggle against poverty and madness by means of excerpts from his letters to his beloved brother, Theo, using as its visual material the artist's ... More »

The Urgent Queue

This film is the story of the migration of a Bantu family to Port Elizabeth in search of work. The film tells an intensely human story, with highlights of drama and humour typical of the lives of ... More »

The Pirogue Maker

The pirogue &ndash: a graceful dugout canoe &ndash: carved by hand from a solid cypress log. The film records this vanishing art for posterity. ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director