Stijn Hilgers, one of the last roaming shepherds in the Dutch heathlands, lives in harmony with his family and his animals. But his sustainable way of working the land cannot withstand the pressure to adapt to the neo-liberal world.
Writer: Ton van Zantvoort. Camera: Ton van Zantvoort. Sound: Jeroen Goeijers. Editing: Ton van Zantvoort. Music: Roy Bemelmans. Production: NEWTON film BV, seriousFilm. Producer: Ton van Zantvoort, Marc Thelosen. Length: 81 min. International Sales: Films Transit International. Distribution: Films Transit International
Ton van Zantvoort – Heesch/Netherlands, 1979
Ton studied at the St. Joost Art Academy in Breda and now works as a director and producer. His documentary films have won international awards, including at DOK Leipzig.
THE BENNO TAPES, NL 2015, 54 min.
A BLOOMING BUSINESS, NL 2009, 52 min.
GRITO DE PIEDRA, NL 2006, 55 min.