Michael R. Roskam is currently working together with Dimitri Verhulst on a biopic about the Dutch actress Sylvia Kristel, writes Variety.
The Flemish director Michaël R. Roskam, known for more Bullhead and Le Fidèle, will his teeth set in the filming of the life of the Dutch actress Sylvia Kristel. The scenario is from the hand of the ‘misfortunates’-author Dimitri Verhulst and the leading role will be played by the Dutch Sylvia Hoeks (Blade Runner, 2049). To VRT NWS describes Roskam, the movie “a passieproject” of them three.
On the white cloth was Sylvia Kristel best known as Emmanuelle as they are the leading role in the eponymous erotic films, but also in addition to the set was the life of the Dutch actress with considerable dramatic potential. A turbulent love life, with writer Hugo Claus, and drink and drug problems did the private life of the Kristel in stark contrast with the international success that she has garnered for her acting.
“Sylvia Kristel was one of the women is a sexual way of looking at sex for women established,” said Hoeks to Variety. “She was also very free-spirited – perhaps even too free of spirit for her generation.”
“Kristels unique career, her personality and her intriguing love life, will-together with the hard work of this great team – to make sure that it’s a very good movie is”, Roskam also recorded by the American filmblad.
The recordings will take place in Belgium, the Netherlands and Los Angeles, probably in 2019. A title for the project is not there yet.