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This short ‘free’ film, shot in the glass factories of Leerdam and Schiedam, demonstrates how glass blowers do their work.
1958 | 2 wins including: Silver Bear Extraordinary Jury Prize (Short Film)
1960 | Winner: Best Documentary, Short Subjects
1959 | Winner: Best Documentary Film
jazzmen in glassmaking. what an apt choice of music, synchronizing the gestures of glass magicians with those of the scoring musicians.
Amazing short poetic documentary, comparing artisan glassblowers to jazz musicians. A lovely mix of image and sound, creating a modest critique on industrialization. I am very happy that at least one of my countrymen produced a nice movie!
Wow. One watch and immediately soared to the top of my favourite short films list. Absolutely impeccable. The synchronization of the music with the film is genius. Fucking genius!
art the art of industry the industrialisation of art n all that jazz
Strangely fascinating. The music on the part with machine-made glass, reminded me a lot of Bruce Haack.
I got blisters on my (very delicate) fingers!
★★★★ should be watched along with PHILIPS-RADIO (http://mubi.com/films/philips-radio).