Mirror of Holland

In this short film Bert Haanstra gives his vision - from the water – of a tranquil Holland. During filming he held the camera upside down and afterwards put the images ‘up right’ again in the film. By doing this, we see the ‘usual’ waterfront, but transformed by the rippling of the water. In this way Mirror of Holland became a modern looking experimental film. However this did not devalue the Dutch sentiment regarding waterfronts that are so trusted to so many.

Genre: Documentary


Director: Bert Haanstra

Country: Netherlands

Rated: 6.6/10 with 12 votes.

Duration: 9 min.

Quality: HD

Release: May 14, 1950

Production: Forum Film

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