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Marleen Gorris

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Born: December 9, 1948 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Netherlands Profession: Director ...
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1979:
Began writing scripts at age 30; took first screenplay, for the film which eventually became "A Question of Silence", to filmmaker Chantal Akerman, who told Gorris that she must film it herself (Date approximate)
1982:
Feature directorial and feature screenwriting debut, "A Question of Silence"
1988:
Wrote the screenplay for "Antonia's Line"
1990:
First English-language film, "The Last Island"
1990:
Began working regularly for Dutch television
1996:
Announced plans to make English-language directorial debut with adaptation of Virginia Woolf's "Mrs. Dalloway" to star Vanessa Redgrave; filmed and released theatrically in 1998
1997:
Signed deal to make her first US studio feature, "Come West With Me", based on Beth Henley's play "Abundance"
2000:
Helmed "The Luzhin Defense"

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