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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (53 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Factory 25, 2012.

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General Note:
Title from title frames.
In Process Record.
Film
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by Factory 25 in 2012.
Summary, etc.:
Prima ballerina Geraldine, photographer Kees, and their two boys, Christiaan and Louis, left Holland in 1980 to take up residence at the Convento So Francisco de Mertola. Strategically situated at the convergence of two rivers in southeastern Portugal, this vacant monastery was left decaying for centuries until the Zwanikken family arrived and transformed it with their eccentric and earthy endeavors. In the airy studio converted from the estate's chapel, son Christiaan builds kinetic sculptures from discarded electronics and the skulls and bones of deceased wildlife. Combining the family's home movies with his own observant photography, filmmaker Jarred Alterman casts these fantastical creatures as supporting characters in the film, as they literally move across the landscape, animating the ancient grounds.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Art.
Documentary-style films.
Genre: European/Baltic Studies
Documentary films.

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