Interlude by candlelight

Netherlands, 1959

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The late puppeteer Harry van Tussenbroek used to collect shells, birds’ skulls and pieces of driftwood on the beach, from which he made quaint dolls and puppets. In this film he is seen in his home with his “children”, dreaming by the fire. The dream suddenly takes on a strange twist where the dolls come to life, and in their strange dream-world they play the eternal game of good and evil, of light and darkness. Narrated by Jill Melford. This film is not recommended for showing to young children.

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Credits

producer

Marlina Van der Linden

director

Charles Van der Linden

Duration

00:13:03:00

Production places
Netherlands
Production dates
1959

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