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Heddy Honigmann

Metaal en melancholie

Metal and Melancholy

Heddy Honigmann

Thursday Thu 23.06.202223.06.2216:00Stadtkino Basel

Heddy Honigmann

Netherlands 1994. 90 Min.
Color. Spanish/ EN

In presence of the producer Suzanne van Voorst

 

Peru, early 1990s. Inflation, corruption and the terrorism of the Shining Path are shaking the foundations of the state. Those who can, earn extra money in Lima by offering cab rides in their own cars. The collective portrait of a disenchanted middle class. “Life is hard, but beautiful.”

CREDITS

DirectorHeddy Honigmann
ScreenplayPeter Delpeut, Heddy Honigmann
CinematographyStef Tijdink
EditingDanniel Danniel, Jan Hendriks
WithVíctor Talledo, Señor English, Mercedes Aguilar, Jorge Rodríguez Paz, Mario de la Vega, Carlos León, Javier Hidalgo, Niño Jorge, José Luis Giuria, Adelina Rojas, David Gutiérrez, Severino Cano, Aníbal Guerra, Emilia Morales, Julio Gutiérrez, Jes
Sound DesignPiotr van Dijk

Heddy Honigmann

Heddy Honigmann is a Peruvian-born acclaimed filmmaker who has been living and working in The Netherlands since 1978. Her films (short and long documentaries, but also short fictions and feature films) have travelled all around the world in festivals and retrospectives, such as in Toronto, Paris, Berlin, Lisbon, Minneapolis, Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia, Ontario, Utrecht, Grasz, Chicago, Berkeley and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. She has received major awards for her films and also career honours such as the Living Legend Award at IDFA (2013), the Dortmund Honorary Award for Documentary Film (2013), the Hot Docs Outstanding Achievement Award (2007), the San Francisco Films Society’s Golden Gate Persistence of Vision Award (2007), the J. Van Praag Award from the Humanist Association (2005) Netherlands, the award for her Contribution to the Art of Documentary Filmmaking at the Thessaloniki Film Festival (2004) Greece, the Jan Cassies award from the Dutch National Fund for Cultural Films for Television (2003) Netherlands. She has also been lecturing in master classes, seminars and workshops in Berlin, Rome, Beijing and The Netherlands.