The delayed departure (IFFR 1984)
For this film Jacq Vogelaar and Frans van de Staak cooperated
as antagonists, but they did so from different perspectives: as a writer
and as filmmaker. For Vogelaar his primary preoccupation with language as a novelist is anger, and rebuilding its expression as an individual fixation of the embodied space, whereas for Van de Staak as a filmmaker language is embedded in the activity of making film, which goes beyond any linguistic fixation... "The actor's unintended gestures, manner of moving or change of bodily position, is as important as the text he speaks -all that has to be on the same level of significance, and by doing so it becomes meaningless, because only then it dissolves."