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Barcode

Netherlands, 2001 (MIFF 2002, Experimental)

Director: Adriaan Lokman

Barcode is an animated road movie that takes the viewer through an abstract virtual landscape of light and shadow. Screened at Rotterdam Festival this is a computer-generated choreography of light and space to music composed by Erik Stok. Winner Golden Palm at Annecy.

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