- Sergei Loznitsa
- no dialogue
- Alexander Rafalowskiy
- Production Company
- Studio Okno
- Deckert Distribution
Drawing upon cinematic memoriesRead more about this programme
A contemporary variation on Hiroshima, mon amour, but with a strong emphasis on the use of colour and with the voice of nuclear physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer.
Cinematographic collages show post-war reconstruction of the Netherlands. Shots of buildings are intercut at high speed, making the nation look like one big city. Rotterdam is prominently represented: hear the new heart of Rotterdam beat here. The programme offers a new look at the city and its place in the Netherlands.
Captain Maurice Seddon was a British eccentric who preferred to heat his body than his house, and so he invented electric clothing. This curious portrait is also a striking piece of media history, as it partly comprises Seddon’s countless TV appearances, for instance in the David Letterman Show.