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Martin Koolhoven

Born in The Hague, The Netherlands. Son of a prison guard. Attended several film schools in Sittard (The Netherlands), Brussels (Belgium) and the Dutch Film And Television Academy (The Netherlands). Graduated with the short movie De Orde Der Dingen (1996). Koolhoven has a relationship with Dutch writer/director 'Tallulah Schwab' since 1993. ... See full bio »
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 2016 Brimstone (filming)
 2007 Koefnoen (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode dated 15 September 2007 (2007) ... (Bergman & Western bits)
 2006 Happy Family
 2005 Bonkers
 2004 South
 2001 De grot
 2001 AmnesiA
 1999 Suzy Q (TV Movie)
 1997 Duister licht (TV Movie)
 1997 Vet Heftig - de video (Video)
 1996 De Orde Der Dingen (Short)
 1995 KOEKOEK! (Short)
 1993 Chess (Short)
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Appears in the Music Video 'Wat wil je Doen' by The Partysquad (ft. Willie Wartaal, Spacekees, Heist-Rockah, The Opposites & Art Officials). In the making of he is seen co-directing the music video, though officially the video was directed by Habbekrats See more »

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5' 11¼" (1.81 m)

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[on David Lean's Brief Encounter] The best romantic film there is. There's nothing more beautiful then impossible love. See more »


Owner of production company N279 Entertainment, together with Els Vandevorst. See more »


Uses no capitals in his closing titles and ends his final credits with: xxx! See more »

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