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Noorderdiepte | Episode 27 | The son of the living city

A portrait of the writer / poet Gerrit Krol. He looks back on his childhood, his career with Shell and the Nam and his literary merits, his relationship with women and his deep love for the North.

Noorderdiepte

Episode 27: The son of the living city

First aired: Wednesday, 25 March 2015 at 17.00 hours

A portrait of the writer / poet Gerrit Krol. He looks back on his childhood, his career with Shell and the Nam and his literary merits, his relationship with women and his deep love for the North.

He won the P.C. Hooftprijs. The film contains unique private recordings from the archives of the family Krol. The writer stayed for a long time in Venezuela, Nigeria and Curacao. Krol's considerable oeuvre to his name with dozens of novels, essays and poetry.

Director: Buddy Hermans en Lejo Siepe


About this program:

Landscape, art and culture, with the window on the north.

Every week we broadcast in Noorderdiepte, a collaboration with Foundation Beeldlijn and magazine Noorderbreedte, a documentary. Each documentary is introduced by a brief interview with a person.

Beautiful films that are worth viewing. Films about musicians like Roelof Stalknecht and Jenne Meinema. Artists such as Jan Steen and Alfred Hafkenscheid and poet Rutger Kopland. Various artists that now can be viewed by a large audience.

Noorderbreedte: http://www.noorderbreedte.nl
Stichting Beeldlijn: https://www.stichtingbeeldlijn.nl