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The Astronomer, 1668, Johannes Vermeer

The Astronomer, 1668, Johannes Vermeer

A Short film by Carlos Franklin

Produced by Les Poissons Volants

Production year : 2017

    Synopsis

    A film from the Les Petits Secrets des grands tableaux collection - Season 4

    In the midst of the Golden Age of the young Dutch republic, the painter Johannes Vermeer took a brief hiatus from his intimate depictions of women to express in this portrait of a contemporary scientist the tremendous scientific and cultural expansion of his era, which was the fountainhead of modern capitalism.

    Production and distribution (2)

    About

    Thanks to digital animation, the details of masterpieces of art history come to life to recount the spirit of the time and the upheavals of history: wars, revolutions, economic transformations, scientific discoveries, beliefs, and schools of thought.

    Photos

    Full credits (12)

    Production Manager :

    Sylvain David

    Screenwriters :

    Franck Thomas, Élisabeth Couturier

    Sound Recordist :

    Stéphane Larrat

    Editor :

    Erwann Chabot

    Music Composer :

    Francisco Alvarado

    Grader :

    François Lavignotte

    Executive Producer :

    Sophie Goupil

    Voice :

    Clémentine Célarié

    Production manager :

    Saskia Nilly

    Sound Editor :

    Simon Apostolou

    Special Effects :

    Sandrine Belmont, Étienne Boguet, Nathalie Champagne

    Sound mixer :

    Marie-Odile Dupont

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Animated film, Documentary

    Sub-genre :

    2D & 3D animation

    Themes :

    Art, Painting, History

    Production language :

    French, English, German

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unspecified

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2017

    Runtime :

    26 min

    Production formats :

    Digital creation

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    16/9

    Audio format :

    Stereo

    Rating restrictions :

    None