Adriaan Ditvoorst

Adriaan DITVOORST (1940-1987, Netherlands) was a screenwriter and director, educated at the Netherlands Film Academy. He was well-known for his experimental films. In 1967, Paranoia was selected for the 17th Berlin International Film Festival. Ditvoorst grew up in a Catholic family. When he was only ten years old, his father died in a car accident. Both death and Catholicism became important themes in Ditvoorst's work, as in Carna (1969), shot in his birthplace Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands.


Ik kom wat later naar Madra (1965, short), Paranoia (1967), Carna (1969, short), De blinde fotograaf (1973), Flanagan (1975), De mantel der liefde (1978), De witte waan (1984)