Paul Ruven

Paul Ruven

Talent United Film & Tv
Producer and Director of Development

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Member Since:
July 2015
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About Paul

Do you have this extraordinary talent? Let's make a movie together! My experience is the minute you decide you're going to make the movie, the movie is going to be made. I made a lot of movies with very very little money but a lot of passion and talent. I have a lot of experience how you can set up a feature for very little money. And with talent and passion you'll get your movie even selected for prestigious festivals like Berlin (happened to me) and it will be shown all over the world (happened to me). I learned to help talented people with my experience, insights and passion,, because when I was younger they helped me. So; Do you have this extraordinary talent?

Unique traits: Helping young (and older) extraordinary talent with making a great feature with very little money and maximum passion.


  • Blijf Van Mijn Kind

    Blijf Van Mijn Kind (2018)
    Film (Thriller) Writer Main actress Sanneke Bos turns in a dazzling performance as a divorced lawyer, whose teenage daughter has gone missing and may have become the victim of a sex trafficking ring. She will stop at nothing to save her daughter.

  • Stille Storm

    Stille Storm (2018)
    Film (Drama) Producer As a family of four drive home one late spring evening, a tragic accident occurs severely injuring all occupants of the car with the exception of Cas, a 17 year old teenager. He watches his mother and father die. With his sister severely injured and now in a coma, Cas is left alone in this world. Placed in the care of his aunt and uncle, Cas slowly begins to sink into a deep depression, fighting against himself as he tries to find a new place in a world which doesn't understand or know how to love him.

  • Safe

    Safe (2017)
    Film (Thriller) Director The NSA Deputy Director gets a video link: His child is kidnapped. The kidnapper wants him to betray the privacy of all US citizens and make him the next Snowden with a devious marketing plan. In a race against the clock the NSA Deputy Director has to come up with a genius plan to save the privacy of all US citizens and his kidnapped child.

  • Hostage X

    Hostage X (2017)
    Film (Thriller) Director A man wakes up with no memory. His kidnappers will kill him, unless he finds out who he is and why these foreign people want to kill him.

  • Beerput Nederland

    Beerput Nederland (2017)
    Film (Documentary) Producer In-depth research into environmental crime in the Netherlands. Environmental investigators in the documentary Beerput (=Waste pit) Netherlands tell how fraudulent waste companies have been able to operate undisturbed for decades.

  • Lost Daughter

    Lost Daughter (2017)
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  • Sex Thing

    Sex Thing (2017)
    Film (Short and Drama) Producer Vital (16) is confronted with the fact that her pissed best friend posted a very sexy photo of her.

  • My name is nobody

    My name is nobody (2017)
    Film (Documentary) Producer A documentary about the search for fame: How important is fame for us? What if your two classmates become famous all over the world, and you don't? In a search for a classmate of film director Sergio Leone and film composer Ennio Morricone in Rome, this film explores the magical aura of fame. A film about fame and the glimmer of living in the shadows. Somewhere in a small restaurant in Rome, a photograph hangs on the wall. It's an old, yellowed class photo which evokes nostalgia for bygone times. A large group of cute boys in school uniform look straight at the camera lens. Thousands of these photographs have been taken, but this one is special. Two of these boys would become very famous later: Sergio Leone and Ennio Morricone. They were classmates. The photograph has become famous because of this, as well. In every film about Sergio Leone, in every interview with Ennio Morricone, this photograph is shown. And the two little faces are higlighted. Look: there is little Sergio, and ...

  • Suddenly

    Suddenly (2016)
    Film (Drama) Director An aspiring Dutch actress suddenly gets her dream chance in a Japanese movie about Dejima, the first Japanese-Dutch historical relations, because she speaks Japanese and Dutch. A few days before the start of the movie, she suddenly is diagnosed with cancer. She needs treatment immediately, but she decides to hide it for everybody and try to go for her dream. Written by Talent United Film & TV

  • The Crisis Caravan

    The Crisis Caravan (2016)
    Film (Drama) Producer With a truck full of relief supplies a Dutch millionaire businessman Vincent drives through war zones in Africa hoping he can make a difference. But then he is confronted with a cynical view.

  • Het drama van Alphen, 5 jaar later

    Het drama van Alphen, 5 jaar later (2016)
    Film (Documentary) Producer On april 9 2011 Tristan van der V shot and killed 6 people and wounded 17 in a shopping mall in Alphen aan de Rijn. Then he killed himself. It became world news. 5 years later people who survived look back and tell how this "Dutch Columbine" has changed them. Written by Echter Frans

  • Robin de Puy: Ik ben het allemaal zelf

    Robin de Puy: Ik ben het allemaal zelf (2016)
    Film (Documentary) Producer Robin de Puy, a Dutch successful young photographer rides 10.000 miles on her Harley Davidson in the USA to find new inspiration, to overcome her fears and find herself. A successful young famous Dutch photographer travels 10.000 miles through America on a motorbike to conquer her fears and find her self again. Photographer Robin de Puy is successful. The last few years have brought her an unending series of prestigious commissions. But something is gnawing at her conscience: is she still photographing the people whom she thinks need to be seen? With only a camera as luggage, Robin de Puy gets on a motorbike and sets off on a road trip through America. After winning the Photo Academy Award and the National Portrait Prize, her career took off. But lately her work has offered her less and less satisfaction, and she asks herself if she's making the most of her talent. She wants to go back to looking around and picking her subjects herself. De Puy is confronted with a dilemma: traveling ... Written by Fred Echter

  • Mar en Sien

    Mar en Sien (2015)
    Film (Short and Drama) Director Mar and Sien, two old friends and actresses meet on a bench in the park. This is their last performance, because Sien has more and more trouble with her memory.

  • Mijn zoon is Jihadist

    Mijn zoon is Jihadist (2015)
    Film (Drama) Producer A father discovers his son wants to go to Syria to fight. Should he stop him? And how?

  • De prijs van de waarheid

    De prijs van de waarheid (2015)
    Film (Drama) Producer What would you do if you would discover a medical mistake? It can be your job, if you tell it to anyone.

  • Wibi Soerjadi

    Wibi Soerjadi (2015)
    Film (Documentary) Producer Famous Dutch pianist Wibi Soerjadi has reached an important crossroads in his life. One the one hand we find Wibi renewing himself. Wibi follows in the footsteps of his great role model Franz Liszt, as he develops a revolutionary way of performing his piano music. Classical concerts will never be the same again. He shows a completely different side as he steps out of his comfort zone by contributing to a dance song that soon becomes a number-one hit in the dance scene. On the other hand, Wibi wants to hold on to his past, since his father has to cope with Alzheimer's. His grand concert in the Royal Concertgebouw might be the last one his father will ever attend. Wibi returns to his childhood home and is confronted by his past. He realizes this may turn out to be one of the most emotional years of his life. Written by Desi Arnes

  • Keet & Koen en de speurtocht naar Bassie & Adriaan

    Keet & Koen en de speurtocht naar Bassie & Adriaan (2015)
    Film (Family) Producer When clown Bassie and acrobat Adriaan are abducted two new heroes have to rise up to save the two friends.

  • Voetbalmiljonair uit Oost

    Voetbalmiljonair uit Oost (2015)
    Film (Documentary) Producer Soccer player Mbark Boussoufa faces some hard dilemma's. He plays in Russia, while his family is in the Netherlands and Morocco.

  • Marco: De Weg Terug

    Marco: De Weg Terug (2015)
    Film (Documentary) Producer Once the most famous Dutch operetta singer, Marco Bakker is on his way back.

  • De overgave

    De overgave (2014)
    Film (Drama) Writer Eva is a pretty young woman. She works in a cafe and her dream is to be a singer. One day, the famous actor Tim asks if she wants to play with him in a movie. There is no script, only the romantic erotic novel The Surrender Of Floor. Does she want to see with him how they can play the two characters in the book? That is the beginning of their tempestuous relationship, in which they are trying to be honest to their own secret fantasies and go beyond their limits. How far do they go in love? Written by Elroy Dean

  • Son of Scarface

    Son of Scarface (2014)
    Film (Adventure, Comedy and Drama) Writer Robbie goes to Hollywood in search of his real father: Al Pacino. Robbie has always known that Scarface is his father: during a promotional tour in the Netherlands, Robbie's mother had an affair with him. Now she is dying of cancer, Robbie wants to find his father to reunite him with his mother. With his best friend - and no-good manager - Raoul, he travels to Hollywood to search for Al Pacino - and fame. They encounter many people, from Scarface's boss Robert Loggia to Ron Jeremy, and even crash the Oscars - but will they find Al Pacino in time? Thirty years after Scarface, Son of Scarface is a hilarious independent mockumentary about the modern preoccupation with fame and the glorification of the gangster lifestyle. Written by Anonymous

  • Geraakt

    Geraakt (2014)
    Film (Drama) Producer A teacher is confronted with the dilemma that she suspects that a little girl in her class is being abused. What should she do?

  • De verloren zoon

    De verloren zoon (2014)
    Film (Drama) Producer After his wife died, Simon decides to take a homeless kid in his house.

  • De liefde van mijn leven

    De liefde van mijn leven (2014)
    Film (Drama) Producer A woman feels trapped in her marriage. Then she gets to decide: Will her husband live or die. What should she do?

  • Zorg om zorg

    Zorg om zorg (2014)
    Film (Documentary) Producer A David versus Goliath documentary. One man versus the Health Care Organizations, fighting for better and affordable health care.

  • T.I.M.

    T.I.M. (2014)
    Film (Adventure, Drama, Family and Sci-Fi) Producer Eleven-year-old Tibor has only one friend: his house robot, T.I.M. When his father replaces the out-of-date robot, Tibor saves it from destruction. He sets out in search of the only one who can repair T.I.M.: the mythic robot maker Hector Sammler. During the adventurous quest through an unknown world however, T.I.M. slowly falls apart. It remains to be seen if they will ever find Hector, provided he exists in the first place. Written by Bastiaan Tichler

  • De Vluchtkerk

    De Vluchtkerk (2013)
    Film (Drama) Writer A former politician wants to force media attention for refugees, who have to leave their asylum, by faking his kidnapping.

  • Ushi Must Marry

    Ushi Must Marry (2013)
    Film (Comedy) Writer Ushi must marry a sumo wrestler but she doesn't want to marry him. She is going to find a husband to marry in 8 days so she doesn't have to marry Sumo.

  • Robbie Goes to Hollywood

    Robbie Goes to Hollywood (2013)
    Television (Comedy) Writer Robbie goes to Hollywood with his no good manager

  • Een tweede kans

    Een tweede kans (2013)
    Film (Drama) Producer The man who saved the life of her child turns out to be a pedophile, that was once convicted but now takes care of his dying mother. Does he deserve a second chance or not?

  • Mi Kulpa

    Mi Kulpa (2013)
    Film (Drama) Producer On the island of Curacao a young debt collector for a gas company is confronted with the facts that he needs money urgently for the house of his family has burned down and his mother needs a very expensive operation. Then his little brother suggests a tricky solution... Written by andy Summers

  • Symbiose

    Symbiose (2013)
    Film (Drama) Producer A mother with beginning dementia must face the question: what to do with her mentally challenged son, who cannot live without her

  • Tula: The Revolt

    Tula: The Revolt (2013)
    Film (Drama, History and War) Producer 'Tula, The Revolt' is an international English spoken feature length movie about the leader of the big slave uprising on the island of Curacao, a Dutch colony in 1795. 'Tula The Revolt' tells the true story of a man who dared to stand up against his oppressors leading his people in a peaceful march for freedom, equality and brotherhood. An action movie, but at the same time a character movie, giving the audience the insights of a reluctant leader, his hopes, his fears, his values, his love, his faith, but also his inevitable destiny. Written by Anonymous

  • Addy's grote droom

    Addy's grote droom (2012)
    Film (Documentary) Writer A famous Dutch fashion designer, Addy van den Krommenacker, whose dresses were at Cannes, the Emmy's and the Oscars, tries to make his ultimate dream come true, in Amsterdam, Milano, at the Cannes film festival and even in Perth, Australia. Written by anonymous

  • Het Bombardement

    Het Bombardement (2012)
    Film (Drama, History and War) Writer In 1940, a struggling poor young man falls for a girl who must pay a terrible price to save her mentally disabled brother by marrying a powerful shrewd businessman. Then Rotterdam Blitz, a devastating German bombardment, begins.

  • Man in de Crèche

    Man in de Crèche (2012)
    Film (Drama) Writer A mother discovers a man works in the children's daycare centre. Is her daughter safe?

  • Het gouden huwelijk

    Het gouden huwelijk (2012)
    Film (Drama) Writer A woman wants to celebrate the golden anniversary with her man, who has Alzheimer. But then there is a surprise.

  • Under the Weight of Clouds

    Under the Weight of Clouds (2012)
    Film (Action and Drama) Producer She came from the Ukraine to the Netherlands for work, but was forced to prostitution. Now she has to choose: Help an innocent child and risk everything or live on as an illegal prostitute to help her own family.

  • Het Offer

    Het Offer (2012)
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  • Kill Zombie!

    Kill Zombie! (2012)
    Film (Comedy and Horror) Producer The bizarre story takes place in Amsterdam-West, where a virus turns people into bloodthirsty zombies. Although much blood is flowing and many limbs chopped off, there is a lot to laugh at in this bizarre horror comedy.

  • Aldus Libelle

    Aldus Libelle (2012)
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  • Me & Mr Jones, a love story on Natalee-island

    Me & Mr Jones, a love story on Natalee-island (2011)
    Film (Crime, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Writer On sunny Aruba, an escort girl, that just heard she doesn't have long to live, falls in love with an undercover journalist, that wants to break in alleged murderer Joran van der Sloot's home to force a breakthrough, exactly five years after the disappearance of Natalee Holloway. Written by Andy Summers

  • Drone

    Drone (2011)
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  • De hoer en het meisje

    De hoer en het meisje (2011)
    Film (Drama) Producer She came from the Ukraine to the Netherlands for work, but was forced to prostitution. Now she has to choose: Help an innocent child and risk everything or live on as an illegal prostitute to help her own family.

  • Getuige

    Getuige (2011)
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  • Oma is gek!

    Oma is gek! (2011)
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  • Geloven - Believing

    Geloven - Believing (2011)
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  • Na U

    Na U (2011)
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  • De laatste reis van meneer van Leeuwen

    De laatste reis van meneer van Leeuwen (2010)
    Film (Drama) Writer Dutch fruit farmer Van Leeuwen is diagnosed with advanced Alzheimer's. His eldest son, lawyer Ernst, arranges to have him admitted in a residential home. Ernst's shy brother Nico, who stayed on to take care of dad and the farm, made a mess of it business-wise. Meanwhile traumatic memories rekindle and dad sort of organizes a riot, demanding an excursion to his orchard. Written by KGF Vissers

  • Gangsterboys

    Gangsterboys (2010)
    Film (Comedy and Crime) Writer Mahmut, the son of a poor Turkish greengrocer in the Netherlands, dreams of escaping his retail fate by becoming a rapper. But things change radically when he and his best friend Apo find out that a dangerous Turkish gang is extorting money from their fathers. With the help of the police they go undercover within that gang - but can these two aspiring rappers succeed? Written by Holland Film

  • Retour Uruzgan

    Retour Uruzgan (2010)
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  • Vanaf hier

    Vanaf hier (2010)
    Film (Short and Drama) Producer A love affair: from the end to the beginning

  • Kom niet aan mijn kinderen

    Kom niet aan mijn kinderen (2010)
    Film (Drama and Thriller) Producer About child abduction. Every two days in The Netherlands there is an abducted child. Most children never see their mother and family back. Janneke Schoonhoven from Oude Pekela is one of the few who succeeded thanks to her huge struggle to get her children back. Everyone in The Netherlands was watching, when her children were brought back by minister Bot, after they hid for half a year at the Dutch embassy in Syria. Janneke and her children became the symbol for hope. This film tries to get attention for a complex recurring problem, which many agencies continue to look on helplessly. The film begins August 2004. Hanne (Karina Smulders) trusts her two children (of 9 and 11 years old) to their father and her ex-husband Nizar (Cahit Olmez). He claims to take them to Euro Disney in Paris. After a couple of days Hanne gets a phone call from Nizar who is in the Dutch Embassy in Damascus, Syria. Nizar tells her that he had to escape to Syria because he was threatened in The Netherlands. Hanne... Written by Paul Ruven

  • Dodelijk Dilemma

    Dodelijk Dilemma (2010)
    Film (Documentary) Producer Euthanasia seen through the eyes of three doctors.

  • New Kids Turbo

    New Kids Turbo (2010)
    Film (Action and Comedy) Miscellaneous Crew Five friends from 'Maaskantje' are being fired because of the economic crisis. They decide not to pay for anything anymore. They're stealing beer and food, while the police tries to end their efforts. Unfortunately, the cop from Maaskantje is unable to stop the five friends so the minister of defense decides to send help.... Written by Hardhill

  • Gebak van Krul

    Gebak van Krul (2009)
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  • Mafrika

    Mafrika (2008)
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  • Koefnoen

    Koefnoen (2008)
    Television (Comedy) Director Add a Plot »

  • Spoorloos verdwenen

    Spoorloos verdwenen (2006)
    Television (Crime and Drama) Writer Cocky detective Timo de Brauw and computer whiz nerd Kevin de Jong are part of the Dutch national police mission persons team. In each episode, they solve a worrisome disappearance, often stumbling on to one or more crimes such as murder, kidnapping and/or identity theft. Time is a crucial factor, adding to the almost constant stress within the team. Written by KGF Vissers

  • Javier Guzman: Guzman deelt uit!

    Javier Guzman: Guzman deelt uit! (2003)
    Film (Documentary) Writer This is Javier Guzman's second Sinterklaasconference, his cabaret review of 2003.

  • The Route of Pim Fortuyn's Killer

    The Route of Pim Fortuyn's Killer (2003)
    Film (Short) Writer Exactly 1 year after the murder of Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn we drive the killer's route, minute by minute. What did killer Volkert van der G do that day? The film ends at the place where Fortuyn was killed, exactly 1 year ago. What is there now? Written by Paul Ruven

  • The Emperor's Wife

    The Emperor's Wife (2003)
    Film (Adventure, Drama, Fantasy and Romance) Writer At an undisclosed location and time an Empress has seven years to provide her Emperor with an heir to his throne. If she does not succeed during this time, the Emperor is free to marry a different girl. The Emperor's devoted chamberlain helps the Emperor to choose the right girl. This throws the four people into a power struggle. Written by Nurse Owens

  • Maxima's Miracle

    Maxima's Miracle (2003)
    Film (Drama) Writer February 2002. An Argentinian mother and her daughter visit Amsterdam during the wedding of prince Willem-Alexander and princess Máxima. She is looking for a miracle, the reappearing of her husband Alejandro, who got lost during the regime. She experiences difficulty as the police don't believe her story. On top of it all her daughter disappears in the crowd. Police officer Felix Bos also has a problem. His girlfriend Min has just heard some bad news. She's going to be evicted from the country. The situation brings Felix into trouble with the police. This is also the day he finds out his mother couldn't have been his mother. Written by Arnoud Tiele (

  • Lohues Gets the Blues

    Lohues Gets the Blues (2003)
    Film Director A funny, moving adventure of a Dutch musician to get blues musicians from to USA to come to the Netherlands to the famous International North Sea Jazz Festival to perform songs in his Dutch dialect. From the start it all goes wrong, and Dutch singer/songwriter Daniel Lohues really gets the blues. With remarkable meetings with Tony Joe White (who wrote hits for Elvis, Tina Turner and Joe Cocker) and blues legend T Model Ford, and a visit to Elvis' first home. Written by Paul Ruven

  • De afrekening

    De afrekening (2002)
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  • De 100% ab show

    De 100% ab show (2002)
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  • Polonaise

    Polonaise (2002)
    Film (Comedy and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew In the film Polonaise, traffic jams have become a phenomenon in which traffic jam call girls, hairdressers or photographers make the endless wait more pleasant. The film follows a number of people in a traffic jam on the A5. Central is a nervous Polish man in an expensive Saab Cabrio who is sought by the police. A red Panda transports the heavily pregnant Hilde and her cynical sister. Hilde is worried because she has not seen her friend after an argument. In an old Saab a young couple is fighting. She is a 'yuppenkut' who puts her marriage at stake for a parking permit and her smoking ega is fed up. Charlie the record plugger, drives his son's car. He likes traffic jams because he can deal with his business undisturbed and meet his secret love, traffic jam call girl Nena. While the characters are increasingly confronted with each other and themselves, the tensions run higher. A radio talks chats the story lines together.

  • Total Loss

    Total Loss (2000)
    Film (Drama) Writer A drifter, the doctor who has fallen for him and a third man who has recently lost his father are involved in a fiery auto crash.

  • Wilde mossels

    Wilde mossels (2000)
    Film (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew Three friends live an anguished existence in a small village by the sea. Al three want to break loss. Motorcycling, music and partying gives temporary satisfaction, but no solution.

  • The Screenplay Interviews

    The Screenplay Interviews (1999)
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  • Enigma

    Enigma (1999)
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  • Het 14e kippetje

    Het 14e kippetje (1998)
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  • Bed & Breakfast

    Bed & Breakfast (1997)
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  • Dream of a Shadow

    Dream of a Shadow (1996)
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  • Sur place

    Sur place (1996)
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  • 44 Floors

    44 Floors (1996)
    Film (Short) Writer Based on the book 'Reservations' by actress Diane Keaton: an astonishing visit in a hotel with 44 floors

  • Paradise Framed

    Paradise Framed (1995)
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  • Filmpje!

    Filmpje! (1995)
    Film (Action and Comedy) Writer Bob and Annie separate. After the court case Annie gives Bob two airline tickets for a tropical island to save their relationship. However, Bob takes someone else with him on holiday: Carmen, the daughter of Mafioso Don Gorgonzola. Annie lags behind in Holland, where she falls in love again with other men. Written by Clausule

  • Gemengde berichten

    Gemengde berichten (1995)
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  • Karaoke!

    Karaoke! (1994)
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  • Shocking Blue

    Shocking Blue (1994)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Writer A unclad young woman lying in bed with a twinkle in her eye tells us about a recent discovery. In a long flashback, she visits her fiance's empty apartment on their wedding eve, discovering a porno video. She's angry, then hurt, then confused: she decides to find out why men watch porn. She asks a series of odd men. An on-call gigolo (dressed as a doctor) and a man who's her best friend join her on the couch to coach her in this search for the purpose of porn. Via TV, they get help from philosopher Stephen King. When discovery comes, will she find desire, loneliness, or fantasy at porn's core? Written by <>

  • Witness

    Witness (1994)
    Film (Short) Writer A woman is forced to confront her apathy to the murders she witnesses every evening.

  • Zap

    Zap (1994)
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  • En route

    En route (1994)
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  • Dagboek van een zwakke yogi

    Dagboek van een zwakke yogi (1993)
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  • The Best Thing in Life

    The Best Thing in Life (1993)
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  • Fear and Desire

    Fear and Desire (1992)
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  • Ivanhood

    Ivanhood (1992)
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  • Melies in Color

    Melies in Color (1992)
    Film (Short) Writer A stranger arrives in a new country wanting to build a new life.

  • Two People, Analysis of a Seduction

    Two People, Analysis of a Seduction (1991)
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  • Sahara Sandwich

    Sahara Sandwich (1991)
    Film (Thriller) Writer A top psychoanalyst plagued by nightmares can help every one of his patients, but not himself. When his secretary goes missing, a hardboiled police detective suspects him of being a serial killer.

  • De tranen van Maria Machita

    De tranen van Maria Machita (1991)
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  • Openbaringen van een slapeloze

    Openbaringen van een slapeloze (1991)
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  • How to Survive a Broken Heart

    How to Survive a Broken Heart (1991)
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  • Testament

    Testament (1991)
    Film (Drama and Short) Director Moving monologue of a veteran recording his war crimes during the 'policing' operation in the Dutch East indies which culminated in independence for Indonesia.

  • Let the Music Dance

    Let the Music Dance (1990)
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  • De nacht van de wilde ezels

    De nacht van de wilde ezels (1990)
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  • Alaska

    Alaska (1989)
    Film Writer A slaughterhouse worker appears to be romantically involved with his boss's wife. They plan to leave the country together, but at the airport she waits for him in vain. Slowly but surely the three of them get entangled in a fateful web of betrayal, jealousy and revenge. Written by Swie Tio <>

  • Max & Laura & Henk & Willie

    Max & Laura & Henk & Willie (1989)
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  • Lost in Amsterdam

    Lost in Amsterdam (1989)
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  • De andere kant

    De andere kant (1988)
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  • Vreemde Vogels

    Vreemde Vogels (1988)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Writer Strange birds appear in this comedy with a twist.

  • Pierrot Lunaire

    Pierrot Lunaire (1988)
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  • Shadowman

    Shadowman (1988)
    Film (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew David (Hulce) is a Polish refugee seeking the help of a Dutch man (Krabbe) who helps get these poor souls to safety... for a price. When it's discovered that David has no money to buy his freedom, Theo tells him he can't stay and has to leave in the morning. But afraid for his life, David remains in the attic (where Theo has stashed him) and becomes a man in the shadows... Written by Anonymous

  • Zinderend

    Zinderend (1988)
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  • Van geluk gesproken

    Van geluk gesproken (1987)
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  • Naughty Boys

    Naughty Boys (1984)
    Film (Drama) Actor Avant garde look at handsome men and and fag hags amid musical numbers in this essentially plotless movie.

  • Casta Diva

    Casta Diva (1982)
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  • Weekend

    Weekend (1980)
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  • International Emmy nomination (producing "Robin's Road Trip")

  • Oscar (Academy Award best foreign student film "Alaska" co-screenplay)


  • UCLA summer course

  • Dutch Film Academy

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