Daphnis & Chloé Teaser
Psychological drama set in our modern time based on Ravel’s famous composition Daphnis & Chloé. Under the influence of her digital self, Chloé loses herself in ostentation and lust that withholds her of experiencing real love.
Magical realistic film, based on Stravinsky’s L’oiseau de Feu. After the death of his wife, Emperor Kashkei lives in solitude in his memories. In a deserted castle he’s being looked after by his enchanted servants. Kashkei’s neglected daughter can’t stand this situation and uses her magical powers to confront him with his past.
The Isle of the Dead
Visualisation of Arnold Böcklin’s painting Die Toteninsel, where the deceased on an island make the crossing to the afterlife. When a living woman arrives, the wandering souls start to haunt her. Music by Sergei Rachmaninov.
Commissioned by the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, this film visualises the composition Scale, le tombeau de Mahler by composer Willem Jeths. A man makes the transition to the after life, guided by his daughter.
First Symphonic Cinema film based on the composition Sophia by Dirk Brossé. A young girl who suffers from leukaemia experiences the transition to the after life. Recorded at Royal Concertgebouw Amsterdam.