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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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Known For

Brimstone Writer
(2016)
(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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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for ING (2003) See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

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:

Koolhoven has have had a monthly program where he shows his favorite movies on the big screen since 2009. About the same time he started to be a guest on many Dutch television shows. This resulted in him having his own Television Show and Theatre Show in which he explains about the history and mechanics of cinema. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Taurus

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