Henri Storck collection

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The Henri Storck Collection contains 4 Ttitles on DVD and BLU-RAY : Images d’OStende – Misère au Borinage – Symphonie paysanne – Documentaires on art.

Price  68 €

The HENRI STORCK Collection wins prize at IL CINEMA RITROVATO festival in Bologna (July 2013)

Il Cinema Ritrovato (Cinema Rediscovered) is a festival dedicated to the rediscovery of rare and little-known films with a particular focus on cinema origins and the silent movie period. It is organised every summer by the Cineteca di Bologna, Italy, and is one of the world’s major festivals of film restoration. Every year, the festival organises a DVD Awards competition. This year’s jury comprised of Lorenzo Codelli, Alexander Horwarth, Mark McElhatten, Paolo Mereghetti, and Jonathan Rosenbaum, and was presided by Peter von Bagh.

A tribute was payd to Henri Storck with 4 titles on DVD + Blu-ray.

Images d’Ostende contains 8 films on his native city of Ostend of which he was the official chronicler in the 30’s.

Misère au Borinage presents three ‘social’ films from the same era.

Peasant Symphony , the lyrical masterpiece, describes the day to day life and rituals of the farmers.

Art & Cinema revives a number of Storck’s documentaires on art.


1/ Images d’Ostende
Scenes of Ostend (1929-30)
Herring Fishers (1930)
Pleasure Trips (1930)
Romance on the Beach (1931)
Ostend, Queen of seaside resorts (1931)
Summer by the Sea (1931)
Holidays (1938)
Ostend 1930 (Luc de Heusch, 2004)

2/ Misère au Borinage
Misery in the Borinage (1933)
Houses of Misery (1937)
The Boss is Dead (1938)

3/Peasant Symphony
Peasant Symphony (1942-44)

4/ Art & Cinema
The World of Paul Delvaux (1944)
An Artists Gathering (1945)
Rubens (1948)
The Open Window (1952)
Paul Delvaux or the Forbidden Women (1969-70)
Herman Teirlinck (1953)