the defence line of amsterdam

(de stelling van amsterdam waterlinie, stille stadsgrens)
documentary, 32′, video, colour

the defence line around amsterdam was built between 1883 and 1920. it is the only fortification that is based on the principle of controlling the waters around a city. it contains a network of 45 armed forts and can temporarily flood polders extending 135 kilometers around amsterdam.

idea: annette apon
cinematography: peter brugman
sound: jac vleeshouwers, hein verhoeven
editing: jan ketelaars
music: harry de wit
dubbing mix: hein verhoeven
producer: leen van den berg
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