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Presence (2003)

Närvarande (original title)
Jan Troell portrays the friend and photographer Georg Oddner. For more than half a century, from 1950 arriving in New York, Georg Oddner has lived with his camera.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Gunnel Hemmel Gunnel Hemmel
Georg Oddner Georg Oddner
Klaus Rifbjerg Klaus Rifbjerg
Jacques Werup Jacques Werup
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In 1950, newly arrived in New York, Georg Oddner became a student of the legendary Richard Avedon. 50 years of photography. From fashion to Vietnam to jazz and on. "The picture tries to stop time so that you can watch the time or look at the time. Here's a time, it's the stories about us. To be able to look at the time, to consider it and to be able to return time and time again. I've taken lots of photographs but only sometime, sometime sometime, photography becomes a picture. And for me, image is something that is quite remarkable. " Written by Ulf Kjell Gür

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7 March 2003 (Sweden) See more »

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Nära hemmet
Musical Arrangement by Jan Johansson (1967)
Performed by Jan Johansson (piano), Georg Riedel (contrabasse), Egil Johansen (drums)
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