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About filmdirector Peter van Houten

Peter van Houten (1951, Netherlands) is an artist and, since the 1990s, an independent filmmaker. He graduated in painting at the St. Joost Academy in Breda and then studied at the academies in Tilburg and Antwerp. In 2001, his first feature, The Exposition of Anna Zharkov, premiered in Rotterdam. He makes short movies, feature-length films and creative documentaries, and is also responsible for screenplay, camera, editing and production of his films. In 1990 he founded his own production company Anna Zharkov Film.