Birds

Frans Zwartjes

IFFR 2018

Regained

  • 5'
  • Netherlands
  • 1968
Hypnotic, repetitive film featuring Trix, Zwartjes' regular partner in crime – and in life. The second 'turtle dove' is a piece of a toy between her fingers. Even before Structuralist film had really found its mojo, Zwartjes made this ironic deconstruction of the watch-the-birdie principle.
Director
Frans Zwartjes
Country of production
Netherlands
Production Year
1968
Festival Edition
IFFR 2018
Length
5'
Medium
35mm
Language
no dialogue
Producer
Frans Zwartjes
Sales
EYE Film Institute Netherlands
Cinematography
Frans Zwartjes
Cast
Trix Zwartjes
Local Distributor
EYE Film Institute Netherlands