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In Waking Hours

Belgium, 2015
Documentary, Short

Synopsis

In 1632, Dr Plempius conceived an experiment into vision. One sets up a freshly deceased cow’s eye in a darkened room and the painting that emerges perfectly depicts all the objects in the outside world. Sarah Vanagt films her niece, meticulously following the master’s instructions.

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In Waking Hours Directed by Katrien Vanagt, Sarah Vanagt