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official super 8mm movie for the song "gebroken wit" by Elly Nieman, introducing Rolina & Benjamin Grasmeijer. Shot in the Netherlands during one of the toughest winters since years. The music is composed by Jan Borger, who also plays the piano.

Elly wrote the song for a mother who lost her child, however, the text only speaks in metaphors. Above all, it's a song about hope. Therefore the song and this film are dedicated to Lida Koning.

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Elly Nieman - Gebroken Wit
Piano & Composition: Jan Borger
Cello: Torsten Harder
Violin: Peter van Essen
introducing Rolina & Benjamin Grasmeijer (thank you!)
Directed by Jonathan Sterkenburg ( jonathansterkenburg.com )


Many thanks to vimeo user lealar for giving me extensive advices for my first super8 project.


tech info
shot on Kodak Vision 7217 200T & 7219 500T with a Canon 1014 AZ electronic. Filmstock and processing by super8.nl . Telecine done by ochoypico.com (but I made it look more lo-fi than the scan)

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