A selection of films by the one-of-a-kind Dutch filmmaker Frans Zwartjes
Curated by The Sadnesses
Total Runtime: 0:51:25
Frans Zwartjes' films are extremely unique in many respects, from the queasy, claustrophobic atmosphere created by almost exclusively indoor shoots with handheld cameras, to the intuitive, in-the-camera editing to the wild splashes of vibrant color or very high-contrast black and white as well as subject matter dealing with social taboos and sexual power games. Zwartjes processes all of his own film, so he can saturate the images to suit his own unique taste. The end effect of his films can be highly disconcerting and caused a furor when originally released in Holland.
This selection from his more than 40 films presents two each of his color and black and white works.
Behind Your Walls (1970)