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Amsterdam via Amsterdam
Year:  2006
Running Time:  80 minutes
Country:  Holland/France
Genre:  Documentary
Showtime:   Thursday, March 29, 2007 @ 07:35 PM
Director:  Rogier van Eck & Rob Rombout

Description:
  Two film-makers follow the footsteps of two illustrious 16 th Century Dutch navigators, Willem Barenstz and Cornelis de Houtman, who left Amsterdam to open the routes to the Spice Islands. From the city to the islands, the film sketches a new geography of Amsterdam that unites the space of the voyage with the reality of the three places.

What emerges from this road-movie made up of successive encounters is a portrait of Amsterdam in the form of a triptych. From the city to the islands, the documentary sketches a new geography of Amsterdam that unites the space of the voyage with the reality of the three places. In a visual process of toing and froing: Amsterdam via Amsterdam.


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