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Het Ondergronds Orkest

  • Release Date: Jan 15, 1998
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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 48 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Heddy Honigmann


This documentary profiles entertainers in the Paris Metro system, including an African vocal trio, a Venezuelan harpist, and a Yugoslavian violinist. A family of Romanian musicians (zither, accordion, violin) travel daily to separate locations, hoping to raise enough money to return home. With Paris Metro bombings came tightened security and a filming ban, so Dutch director Heddy Honigmann took her crew above ground to film street musicians -- a Vietnamese vocalist, an Argentine pianist, and a Zaire...more

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