Achterland is the film adaptation of a stage production of the same name from 1990. The film was shot in the set of the stage production in the Rosas rehearsal studio.

1994, 35mm, 84’, black/white

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Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker
In collaboration with
Herman Van Eyken
Nordine Benchorf, Bruce Campbell, Vincent Dunoyer, Fumiyo Ikeda, Marion Levy, Cynthia Loemij, Nathalie Million, Johanne Saunier
György Ligeti (Huit études pour piano), Eugène Ysaÿe (Trois sonates pour violon seul)
Music performed live by
Irvine Arditti, Rolf Hind
Director of Photography
Louis Philippe Capelle
(based on the lighting design for the performance by Jean-Luc Ducourt)
Chris Renson, Renaat Lambeets
Dirk Bombey
Costume Design
Ann Weckx
Set design
Herman Sorgeloos
Ludo Troch
Assistants to the director
Annemie Vandeputte, Anne Van Aerschot
Produced by

Executive production
Alice in Wonderland

Co-produced by
Rosas, BRTN, NOS
Supported by the Ministry of the Flemish Community, the European Union 16 :9 action plan.
In collaboration with Amaya, ZDF/arte, SVT1, La Monnaie/De Munt
IMZ Dance Screen Award, Lyon (1994)
Award for the Best Adaptation at the Festival du Film sur l’art, Montréal (1995)