Adriaan Ditvoorst

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Adriaan Ditvoorst
Born(1940-01-23)23 January 1940
Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands
Died 18 October 1987(1987-10-18) (aged 47)
Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands
Occupation Film director
Years active 1965 - 1984

Adriaan Ditvoorst (23 January 1940 18 October 1987) was a Dutch film director and screenwriter. He directed nine films between 1965 and 1984. His 1967 film Paranoia was entered into the 17th Berlin International Film Festival. [1]

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<i>Paranoia</i> (1967 film) 1967 film by Adriaan Ditvoorst

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Selected filmography

Antenna is a 1970 Dutch short film directed by Adriaan Ditvoorst and starring Pierre Clémenti.

De Mantel der Liefde is a 1978 Dutch satirical anthology film, directed by Adriaan Ditvoorst. It is a black comedy based on the Ten Commandments and mankind's failure to live up to them.

De Witte Waan is a 1984 Dutch film directed by Adriaan Ditvoorst. Its USA title is White Madness.

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  1. " Awards for Paranoia". Retrieved 2010-02-28.