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Film director

Film director

Michael Roskam

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Full Name
Michael Reynders

1972 (age 42–43)
Sint-Truiden, Flanders, Belgium

Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, Cesar Award for Best Foreign Film

The Drop, Bullhead, The Tiger, Carlo, The One Thing to Do

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Michael R. Roskam ([ˈmicɑel ˈroskɑm]; born Sint-Truiden, 1972) is a Belgian film director.


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Roskam attended St. Lucas Academy of Fine Arts in Brussels, where he studied painting and contemporary art, and the Binger Film Institute in Amsterdam where he graduated in 2005 with a master's degree in script writing and development. After several jobs as a journalist for Flemish newspaper De Morgen and a copywriter, he wrote a script for a short film titled Haun in 2002. This was followed by Carlo (2004), another short film which won the Audience Award at Leuven International Short Film Festival. In 2005, he made The One Thing To Do and in 2007 Today is Friday, based on an Ernest Hemingway book, that was filmed in Los Angeles.

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Roskam made his feature film debut with Bullhead which was released in 2011. On 24 January 2012, the film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. He was named by Variety as one of the "10 directors to watch". He received the Best Screenplay and the Andre Cavens Award for Best Film by the Belgian Film Critics Association (UCC). In June 2012, Roskam was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences along with 175 other individuals.

Short films

  • Haun (2002)
  • Carlo (2004)
  • The One Thing to Do (2005)
  • Today is Friday (2007)
  • Feature films

  • Bullhead (2011)
  • The Drop (2014)
  • The Tiger (upcoming)

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