Smoke. © NFTS
28 minutes / Colour / 1991
Directed by
Maarten Rens

Country of production United Kingdom

Series National Film and Television School

The film deals with fish smoking in Monnickendam, a small town twelve miles north of Amsterdam. Using archival footage, interviewing old fishermen, and contrasting the traditional and the modern industrial way to smoke fish, the film offers insight into changing life styles on the Dutch coast.

In the 2017 RAI Film Fest RAI/Basil Wright

Language and subtitles Dutch

Location(s) depicted

Region Western Europe

Country The Netherlands

Keywords Hunting / Gathering / Fishing Food Archival material / Museum displays