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Hometown:
The Netherlands
Favorite Movies:
Narayama bushiko (Ballad of Narayama), Ugetsu monogatari , Tony Takitani, Apocalypse Now, A Woman Under the Influence, Spirited Away, Into the Wild, Yojimbo, Kaidan (Kwaidan) (Ghost Stories), Ningen no joken I (The Human Condition I) (No Greater Love), Ningen no j˘ken (Human Condition II - The Road to Eternity), Zatoichi The Outlaw, Save The Green Planet, Seven Samurai (Shichinin no Samurai), Gozu (Gokud˘ ky˘fu dai-gekij˘: Gozu), Samurai I, Sanjuro (Tsubaki Sanjűr˘), Rash˘mon (Rashomon) (In the Woods), Fight Club, Pulp Fiction, The Godfather, The Godfather, Part II, Janghwa, Hongryeon (A Tale of Two Sisters), Edward Scissorhands, U Turn, The Celebration (Festen), Ghost World, Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo, Dancer in the Dark, The Silence of the Lambs, Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind, Blue Velvet, Natural Born Killers, Donnie Darko, High Fidelity, American Beauty, About Schmidt, Red Sorghum (Hong gao liang), Tokyo Story, Ghost in the Shell, Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring, Father and Daughter, Magnolia, Kaze no tani no Naushika (Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind) (Warriors of the Wind), Juno, Cashback, The Hidden Fortress (kakushi-toride No San-akunin), Taxidermia, 9 Souls, The Wackness, A Streetcar Named Desire, Vertigo, Paprika, Rear Window, The Nightmare Before Christmas, The Birds, Blood - The Last Vampire, Giant, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Hustler, Cowboy Bebop Remix - Vol. 1, M, The Night of the Hunter, Sunset Boulevard, The Animatrix, Steamboy, Akira, Tokyo Godfathers, Hotaru no haka (Grave of the Fireflies), Hńxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages (The Witches) (Haxan), Tekon Kinkurţto, Nekojiru-so (Cat Soup), Nocturna, Kaub˘i Bibappu: Tengoku no Tobira (Cowboy Bebop the Movie: Knockin' on Heaven's Door), Peter & the Wolf, Reservoir Dogs, Final Fantasy - The Spirits Within, Final Fantasy VII - Advent Children, Howl's Moving Castle, Lost In Translation, Ghost in the Shell 2 - Innocence, Samurai Champloo, Psycho, Princess Mononoke (Mononoke-hime), Let the Right One In, Garden State, Okuribito (Departures), The Spirit of the Beehive (El EspÝritu de la colmena), The Last Picture Show, Romance and Cigarettes, Crash, Crazy Heart, My Neighbor Totoro, Don't Move (Non ti muovere), Frozen River, Incendies, The Apartment, Blue Valentine, Half Nelson
Favorite Actors:
Paul Newman, Elizabeth Taylor, Marlon Brando, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Barbara Stanwyck, Tatsuya Nakadai, Toshiro Mifune, Sean Penn, Shintar˘ Katsu, Takashi Shimura, Maggie Cheung, Charlize Theron, Pam Grier, Christopher Walken, Li Gong, Michael C. Hall, James Gandolfini, Jennifer Carpenter, Claire Danes, Uma Thurman, Lauren Ambrose, Al Pacino, Michael Madsen, James Dean, Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson, Samuel L. Jackson, Brad Pitt, Robin Wright, Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Kate Winslet, Edie Falco, Martin Sheen, Woody Harrelson, Juliette Lewis, Steve Buscemi, Thora Birch, Helena Bonham Carter, Peter Krause, Faye Wong, Yasujiro Ozu, Hayao Miyazaki, Akira Kurosawa, Masaki Kobayashi, Ming-liang Tsai, Kenji Mizoguchi, Tim Burton, Susan Sarandon, Ben Kingsley, Jeff Bridges, Penelope Cruz, Colin Firth, Ryan Gosling
Bio:
I like samurai movies and other Japanese classics, anime, art-house and classic movies. To balance it out I watch the occasional commercial blockbuster. I like reading, which I do a lot of. I like fiction and non-fiction. My favorite writers: Murakami, Scarlet Thomas, Wally Lamb, Donna Tartt, Stephen King, Patricia Cornwell, Roald Dahl, Chris Cleave, Isabel Allende and many more. Favorite Graphic Novels: TEKKONKINKREET, Local, Blankets and Swallow Me Whole n_n I'm also crazy about cats, the coolest animals on the planet!! Music? Neil Young, Crosby Stills & Nash (and Young), The Cure, Pearl Jam, The Smashing Pumpkins, Curtis Mayfield, James Brown, Queens of the Stone Age, Deftones, Soundgarden, Sonic Youth, Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, Peggy Lee, Bill Withers, Film School, Bonobo, Lower dens, THE SOUND and so on... I'm also a sucker for 80's pop and rock music; always puts a big smile on my face n_n ---Favorite series--- - The Sopranos - Angels in America - Six Feet Under - Grey's Anatomy (Sorry guys..) - Shogun - My So-Called Life - This Life - Band of Brothers - Awkward. - Game of Thrones - The Walking Dead - Homeland <div style="width:640px;"><a href="http://www.flixster.com/servlet/embed/photo/link/6001723"><img src="http://www.flixster.com/servlet/embed/photo/6001723.jpg" border="0"/></a><div style="text-align:center;font-size:10px;"><a href="http://www.flixster.com">

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Secrets & Lies

Secrets & Lies

(1996)
7 months ago via Flixster

Working-class meats lower-class. Funny and heart warming.

All or Nothing

All or Nothing

(2002)
7 months ago via Flixster

I'm not really sure how he does it, but I always get a little uncomfortable when I watch a Mike Leigh movie. Life just never gives his characters a break.

The Past

The Past

(2013)
7 months ago via Flixster

The story enfolds piece by piece and stays captivating. If you liked A Separation, you'll like this one as well.

Zero Dark Thirty

Zero Dark Thirty

(2012)
7 months ago via Flixster

It's been a while since I've seen this one, but it didn't really stick. It was OK though.

Snitch

Snitch

(2013)
7 months ago via Flixster

4 stars in it's genre; I just enjoyed the hell out of this one. A nice movie for a Saturday evening, you won't be disappointed. And you can bring your girlfriend too.

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