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Born in Roermond, Limburg, Netherlands

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Marleen Gorris was born on December 9, 1948 in Roermond, Limburg, Netherlands. She is a director and writer, known for Antonia's Line (1995), Gebroken spiegels (1984) and A Question of Silence (1982).

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Studied Drama at the University of Amsterdam, has an MA in Drama from the University of Birmingham, England.
During a New Directors preview in New York for her movie A Question of Silence (1982), a handful of men questioned her one-dimensional negative portrayal of men as a whole. As in the movie, they encountered laughter from the women who attended.
Sister of Henk Gorris, a history teacher.
Member of jury at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2006.
With Antonia's Line (1995) became the first woman to direct a movie that won an Oscar for Best Foreign Film.

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