Documentary on the ‘forgotten’ artist Berthe Morisot, who was the only woman among the founders of impressionism. Her life was riddled with obstacles, but she eventually succeeded in reaching her goals in life. Still, shortly before dying, she said that she had failed in life. What had prevented her from becoming successful and happy? Was this the dark side of her enormous commitment and drive?
The documentary Morisot – The Heart is a Rebel by Klaas Bense will be rebroadcasted by the NTR on Friday the 16th of August at 14:05 on the Dutch channel NPO2. This film about the French impressionist Berthe Morisot, the only woman who founded this movement, had......
Klaas Bense studied law at the university of Groningen. In 2008 he made his debut with the documentary: Diary of a Times Square Thief. Which has been selected for multiple festivals and won the Gold Pana Award 2009 in China. His second film, One Fine Day, also became a succes with two selections for IDFA and Hot Docs. Along with directing documentaries, Klaas also writes screenplays for fiction films.
Director– Klaas Bense
Cinematographer Wouter Westendorp
Sound recordist Julien Sena
Line producer Virginie Lancetti
Executive Producer Julia van Schieveen
Produced by Frank van den Engel
Supported by Dutch Cultural Media Fund, CoBO Fund, Netherlands Filmfund Production Incentive