MOSCOW, December 9. /TASS/. The famous Dutch film Director, screenwriter and producer Paul Verhoeven will head the jury of the 67th Berlin international film festival, which will take place in February 2017.
this was reported in the press release posted on the festival website.
“With Paul Verhoven as Chairman of the jury, we will have a filmmaker who has worked with many different genres in Europe and Hollywood. His multifaceted creative courage and a willingness to experiment is reflected in a wide range of works of the Director”, – said the head of the Berlinale Dieter Kosslick, quoted by the press service of the festival.
Paul Verhoeven born on 18 July 1938 in Amsterdam. Known for such iconic films as “Basic instinct”, “Robocop” and “total Recall”.
Berlin international film festival is considered one of the largest and most prestigious film festivals in Europe alongside Cannes and Venice film festivals. It was first held in June 1951. The 67th Berlin international film festival will be held from 9 to 19 February 2017 in the capital of Germany.