Van Osch Films

the shoemaker & the photographer

Project information

  • Length: 22 min
  • Language: Ned, Spa
  • Direction: Frank van Osch
  • Camera: Frank van Osch
  • Sound: Matthijs Kösters
  • Production: Niekie Kleintjens, Matthijs Kösters
  • Broadcasting: AVRO Kunstuur, TV West, RTV Utrecht
  • Production year: 2018

In 1981, the famous Dutch photographer Jan Banning shoots his first ‘successful’ picture in Córdoba, Spain. 

The moment passed, but the picture remained. 36 years later he returns to Córdoba to discover the story behind the photo. Who was that man? And how did he lose his leg?

View the trailer here.