Clara van Gool

Clara van Gool at IFFR

Clara van GOOL (1962, Netherlands) graduated in 1985 from the Dutch Film and Television Academy. She worked as assistant director for several Dutch TV dramas and feature films. Her own work centres around movement; Van Gool often works together with choreographers to translate dance to the screen. She also experiments with different narrative techniques in fiction, documentary, video installation and commercials. The Beast in the Jungle (2019) has its world premiere in Rotterdam.


Ik ga naar het noorden. Ik ga een lange poolnacht in…/I shall move north, I shall move into a long polar night… (1985, short), Reservaat (1989, short), Courzand (1993, short), Bitings and Other Effects (1995, short), Enter Achilles (1996), EXIT (1996, short), Nussin (1998, short), ZIKR (1999, doc), Lucky (2001, short), Passing Future – 3 solos (2001), Up at Down (2001, short), Reimerswaal (2004, short), Tussen 2 huizen/Between 2 Houses (2005), Coupe de Grâce (2011, short), One False Move (2012), Voices of Finance (2015), The Beast in the Jungle (2019)

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Clara van Gool at IFFR

The films by this director at IFFR