The Disciples - A Street Opera
Ramón Gieling / NL, 2017 / 80 min.
Filmmaker Ramón Gieling followed the members of the homeless choir De Straatklinkers during rehearsals for The Disciples, a street opera written by Gieling and composed by Boudewijn Tarenskeen especially for them. Gieling based himself on their experiences to create the raw characters.
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.