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Leven met je ogen ramon gieling

Leven met je ogen

Ramón Gieling / NL, 1997 / 55 min.

In 1997 Johan van der Keuken made To Sang Fotostudio, a short film about the Chinese photographer To Sang, who at the time had been running a studio on Amsterdam’s Albert Cuypstraat for twenty years. Ramón Gieling  in turn made a long documentary on the making of van der Keuken’s film. He puts paid to the romantic idea that a documentary maker somehow manages to capture life spontaneously.

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Director

Ramón Gieling

Production year

1997

Country

NL

Original title

Leven met je ogen

Length

55 min.

Language

German, French, English, Dutch

Subtitles

NLD

Format

16mm, DCP

Part of

Ramón Gieling at Work

Filmmaker, writer, theatre-maker, visual artist: whatever he does, Ramón Gieling wants to get to the bottom of things and see what drives people. The maker of En un momento dado, an extraordinary film about Johan Cruyff’s years in Barcelona, and Erbarme Dich (St Matthew Passion), likes to navigate the edge between reality and imagination.

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