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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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Brimstone Writer
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(2008)
Bonkers Director
(2005)
The Cave Director
(2001)

Filmography

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 2018-2020 De Kijk van Koolhoven (TV Mini Series documentary) (writer - 12 episodes)
- Tijdreizen (2020) ... (writer)
- American Gangster 2 (2020) ... (writer)
- American Gangster 1 (2020) ... (writer)
- Aliens (2020) ... (writer)
- Eurocrime (2020) ... (writer)
 2016 Brimstone (written by)
 2008 Winter in Wartime (screenplay)
 2001 AmnesiA (screenplay) / (story)
 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) (writer)
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Other Works:

: Between 2009 and 2019 Koolhoven had a monthly show in Amsterdam where he (together with programmer Ronald Simons) showed a double bill of two genre movies. It was called Cinema Egzotik and Ronald and Martin would introduce each a movie. First they did this in OT301 (the old Film Academy in Amsterdam), then in De Balie (where ... See more »

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5 Interviews | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Height:

5' 11¼" (1.81 m)
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Personal Quote:

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

Trivia:

In 2022 Koolhoven won the Rutger Hauer Award, "being a very talented filmmaker and a huge supporter of talent development". See more »

Trademark:

Often has what he calls 'point of view' scenes. People eavesdropping, peeping through doorways, looking through binoculars, etc. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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