Dutch director Paul Verhoeven is one of the most challenging, provocative, and controversial European filmmakers working in Hollywood today. Before a string of US box office hits that include Robocop, Total Recall and Basic Instinct, Verhoeven directed five of the most critically cclaimed and successful films in Dutch history.
The five films included in this collection are all filled with the raw sexuality, incredible performances and unique visual style that make him one of the most fascinating filmmakers in cinema today.
Business is Business (1971): A bawdy but sympathetic look at the lives of two Amsterdam prostitutes, Business Is Business was Verhoeven’s film debut.
Turkish Delight (1973): Voted Best Dutch Film of the Century, Rutger Hauer stars as Erik Vonk, a free spirited sculptor who enters into a passionate affair with the beautiful Olga (Monique van de Ven).
Katie Tippel (1975): A young girl Katie moves to Amsterdam in 1881 with her impoverished family, and is led into prostitution in order to survive.
Soldier Of Orange (1977): A gripping World War II tale about the Nazi invasion of Holland and its effects upon six wealthy, boisterous college students.
The Fourth Man (1983): Christine is young, beautiful and rich. Her three husbands all died tragically and mysteriously. It’s time for Christine to find her fourth man…
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