Rolf de Heer

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Rolf de Heer
Rolf de Heer.jpg
Rolf de Heer
Born(1951-05-09) 9 May 1951 (age 62)
Heemskerk, The Netherlands
OccupationDirector, Producer and Writer
 
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Rolf de Heer
Rolf de Heer.jpg
Rolf de Heer
Born(1951-05-09) 9 May 1951 (age 62)
Heemskerk, The Netherlands
OccupationDirector, Producer and Writer

Rolf de Heer (born 4 May 1951 in Heemskerk, North Holland) is a Dutch Australian film director. De Heer was born in Heemskerk in The Netherlands but migrated to Sydney when he was eight years old.[1] He attended the Australian Film, Television and Radio School in Sydney. His company is called Vertigo Productions and is based in Adelaide. De Heer primarily makes alternative or arthouse films. According to the jacket notes of the videotape, de Heer holds the honor of co-producing and directing the only motion picture, Dingo, in which the jazz legend Miles Davis appears as an actor. Miles Davis collaborated with Michel Legrand on the score. He is the subject of the book Dutch Tilt, Aussie Auteur: The Films of Rolf de Heer (First edition - Saarbrücken, Germany: VDM, 2009. Second edition - Ebook: Starrs via Smashwords.com, 2013) by Dr D. Bruno Starrs.

Awards and nominations[edit source | edit]

Ten Canoes[edit source | edit]

winner for Best Direction, shared with Peter Djigirr
winner for Best Film, (with producer Julie Ryan)
winner for Best Original Screenplay

The Tracker[edit source | edit]

Bad Boy Bubby[edit source | edit]

winner for Best Director
winner for Best Original Screenplay

Filmography[edit source | edit]

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Notes[edit source | edit]

  1. ^ a b Mathieson, Craig: "The King is Dead" in The Age, July 8, 2012
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Ten Canoes". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-12-16. 
  3. ^ "Flanders International Film Festival: 2006". IMDb. Retrieved 2007-07-28. 
  4. ^ "2006 NSW Premier’s History Awards & Fellowships". Arts NSW. Retrieved 2007-07-17. 

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