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Jan Rothuizen: Why is it so quiet here?

By: Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Jan Rothuizen draws a visit to the museum

Why is it so quiet here? takes you on a visit to Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen through the eyes and thoughts of the artist Jan Rothuizen. Jan Rothuizen is a draughtsman. He is famous for his drawings in the daily newspaper De Volkskrant and elsewhere, in which he records his detailed observations of a particular place in words and images. Why is it so quiet here? is his first animated film.

Credits

This film is made possible by the VSB Fund, partner in education.

Jan Rothuizen
Amsterdam 1968

Producers: Bruno Felix & Femke Wolting
Line producer: Ilja Roomans
Animations: Stein Louisse, Niels van Herk
Editing: Christiaan Grammer
Sound design: Raoul Matheron