Boy's Dream, A
As a self appointed God Theo Jansen pursues an impossible dream. Making new life out of PVC tubes, tiewraps and sails. How far will he come with his fairytale?
Playful and elegant strandbeasts walk along Dutch beaches. Their master, Theo Jansen, wants to make new life that will outlive his own lifespan. Only plastic tubes, tiewraps and sails are allowed. Electronical devices banned. As an explorer he tries to understand the creation. His strandbeasts are part of a dream that is meant to conquer the world. Is this self appointed God pursuing an impossible fairytale? And is he able to convince the world to dream along with him?
70’ / DCP / colour
Original title: DE JONGENSDROOM
Dir.:Walther Grotenhuis & Cinta Forger
Prod: Olympic Films (NL)
Sc: Sarah Vos
D.O.P.: Adri Schrover
Completed: November 2015
Walther Grotenhuis & Cinta Forger:
a.o. GHOSTS FROM THE PAST (2014, doc), IT MIGHT BE DARK TOMORROW (2011, doc), JEANNE (2011, doc), THE COOL RAGE OF BERNHARD WILLEM HOLTROP (2007, doc).
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