In 1950, Haanstra made Mirror of Holland, combining his talent as a filmmaker with his eye as a painter. Holding the camera upside down, he filmed images of Holland reflected in water. The effect is strange and delightful. It astonished critics and the public alike.
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simplicity. Just watched this four times in a row, the third time along with the Grateful Dead's 'Ripple', and the fourth time with Pink Floyd's Cluster One then Cirrus Minor - so peaceful. A spectacular achievement, especially the shots between 2:45 and 3:20... I could watch those 35 seconds over and over and over again for days.