Glass, My Unfulfilled Life

Glas, mijn onvervulde leven

26th TIDF: International Premiere

Rogier Kappers is a fifty-year-old Dutchman with two children from different marriages, a scooter, two guitars, a small apartment in the city, and an equally modest little cottage in the country that is sinking into the mud and has to be raised every now and then with special jacks. His life is full of unfinished projects and many failures. His greatest ambition, however, is to become famous, important, to leave his mark on the world. After many painstaking failed attempts, he decides to become a street musician, playing a makeshift glass organ. The path to fame is now open... A fresh, funny, and deeply honest documentary that, recording a period of seven years in the life of its outrageous protagonist-turning-filmmaker, examines with humor, poignancy, sensitivity, and emotion the power of perseverance, the right to dream, and the liberating effect of music.

Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Direction: Rogier Kappers
Script: Rogier Kappers, Alex Goekjian
Cinematography: Rogier Kappers, Alex Goekjian
Editing: Alex Goekjian, Rogier Kappers
Sound: Edwin Bakker
Production: Zelovic Film
Producers: Lidija Zelović
Executive producer: Estelle Bovelander
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: The Netherlands
Production Year: 2023
Duration: 94'
Contact: Taskovski Films

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