Paul Verhoeven

Paul Verhoeven
Apr 26 '17 15:15

Dutch director Paul Verhoeven plans to make another movie in France next year. The working tile for the film is Blessed Virgin and it is about the life of a lesbian nun who lived in the Renaissance, AD reports.

The film is based on the book Immodest Acts by Judit C. Brown. It is about nun Benedetta Carlini who lived in a monastery in Italy in the Renaissance. The book is based on investigations in Florence's archives. Belgian actress Virginie Efira is rumored for the leading role.

Jan 12 '17 13:20

From today French thriller Elle by director Paul Verhoeven will be showing again in seven cinemas in the Netherlands, distributor Independent Films announced. Cinemas in Haarlem, Den Bosch, Zwolle, Enschede, Amsterdam, Breda and Hoorn all requested a copy of the film after Ell was awarded two Golden Globes, reports.

Elle won the Golden Globe for best foreign film and leading lady Isabelle Huppert won for best actress. 

Jan 9 '17 09:32

French language film Elle by Dutch director Paul Verhoeven won two Golden Globes on Sunday. It won the prize in the category of best foreign film and leading actress Isabelle Huppert won the best actress prize, the Volkskrant reports.

Elle is a psychological thriller based on  Philippe Djian's novel Oh.  The story is about a woman's hunt for the man who raped her in her home in Paris. 

Apr 14 '16 13:40

The Netherlands will be well represented at the Cannes this year with two Dutch films nominated for awards in the 69th edition of the festival, known as the Olympic games for films. Elle by Paul Verhoeven is taking part in the Palme d'Or competition, and The red turtle by Michael Dudok de Wit is taking part in the Un certain regard competition

Sep 26 '14 15:40

For the first time in his career, Dutch film director Paul Verhoeven will be making a French film.

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