Skip to main content

Den Haag - Holland

Netherlands, 1971 (MIFF 1972)

Director: Caspar Willers

The capital of the Netherlands is a felicitous mixture of the old and the new. The film explores the city and the cultural and international events that take place there.

See also...

Tender Trap

A narcissistic wrestler admires himself amidst the mirror-covered walls of a ballet school. He meets with an adversary—they fight—and the encounter ends in an unexpected way. ... More »

Through the Garden

A symbolic short by the leading Dutch experimental film maker, Franz Zwartjes. The action takes place in a garden where a woman tries to find a place for a doll. There is no normal development of the ... More »

Behind our Walls

Frans Zwartjes' two visions of womanhood in Behind Your Walls have all the febrile frustration associated with his previous work. Flesh looks like crisp paper about to be despoiled, a torpid heat ... More »

Adventures in Perception

M. L. Escher, the Dutch graphic artist, is a man of international repute. His work is not only highly valued by art-lovers, but also by scientists, who find his drawings perfect illustrations of ... More »

VOICES OF BAM

β€œAn impressionistic rendering of life in a destroyed city.” - Variety Voices of Bam offers a poetic view of life struggling to resurrect itself in a ruined city. In December 2003, a major ... More »

Scenes form the Netherlands

Fictional scenes from everyday life, based on newspaper articles by Dutch writer Simon Carmiggelt, pinpoint forms of human communication, creating a sometimes strange mixture of tragedy and comedy. ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director