Painting by Henri ten Holt, 1939.

Cello Octet Amsterdam performing Summa by Arvo Pärt for the ballet of the same name. © Paul Hegeman Productions


Through the approaches of a novelist, a philosopher and two historians, all interviewed in the beautiful natural and historical surroundings of Egmond, the life and work of René Descartes is deconstructed during his stay in Egmond in The Netherlands. A new and lively perspective on the life and thought of the French philosopher.

Statue of René Descartes in Egmond © Paul Hegeman Productions