The movement for growing old gracefully, Arizona section:Welcome to Sun City West, a paradise for pensioners gripped by the youth craze. Here, ten of thousands of over 60s enjoy total security, cleanliness, and an extremely osteofriendly climate. Like a landscape painter, Hans Heijnen’s panoramic images almost devoid of humans explore a cultural landscape from which every trace of the element of chance has been driven out. In his sensitive portraits of the residents, he shows what’s behind the perfect surface: People caught on a non-stop treadmill, trying to outrun loneliness and death.
The Show must go on
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Selected filmography Hans Heijnen
DE VLIEG (1985), DE WATERWOLF VAN ITTEREN (1996), UNCLE FRANK (1996), STRIKE OUT (1996), BILLIES & GOATS (1998), LISDOONVARNA - LOURDES OF LOVE (1999), VIVA BOER GERRIT (2000)