Lowlands is a feature documentary film essay exploring the fragility of domestic and creative life in time of war. It focuses on Catharina Bolnes, the wife and widow of seventeenth century Dutch painter, Johannes Vermeer of Delft.
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Haunting, powerful story of private lives (here that of Catharina Vermeer) scourged by the human machinery, the 'black angel', of war and economics, told through photographs, archival footage, reenactments and an eerily powerful operatic masque.