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Frans Zwartjes (1927–2017)

Born in 1927, Frans Zwartjes did not turn to filmmaking until age 41, in 1968, when he embarked on a series of several dozen black and white experimental shorts over 3 years. Previously he had been a musician, a violin maker and a painter. In his youth he had also been a viola performer with the Netherlands Opera. Abandoning the grind of later ... See full bio »

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Known For

Pentimento Director
It's Me Director
Breakfast Director
Birds Director


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 2001 Confidential (Short)
 1993 Beyond (Short)
 1991 About Truus Bronkhorst (Documentary short)
 1986 Charon (Short)
 1982 Medea (TV Movie)
 1981 In extremo
 1980 Sportief en toch gekleed (Short)
 1979 Taboe (Short)
 1979 Pentimento
 1976 It's Me
 1974 About Seven Minutes (Short)
 1974 Bedsitters (Short)
 1974 Contact (Short)
 1974 Holy Family (Short)
 1974 June (Short)
 1974 Mensen
 1973 Audition (Short)
 1972 Moving Stills (Short)
 1972 Rocking Room (Short)
 1971 Living (Short)
 1970 Achter je muren (Short)
 1970 Behind Your Walls (Short)
 1970 Seats Two (Short)
 1970 Spectator (Short)
 1970 They are Five (Short)
 1970 Toilet (Short)
 1969 Anamnesis (Short)
 1969 Collage (Short)
 1969 Compilatie (Short)
 1969 Eating (Short)
 1969 Lijkensynode Stage-play (Short)
 1969 Spare Bed-Room (Short)
 1969 Visual Training (Short)
 1968 A Fan (Short)
 1968 Birds (Short)
 1968 Breakfast (Short)
 1968 Dolls (Short)
 1968 Sorbet '3' (Short)
 1968 Sorbet II (Short)
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