Paul Verhoeven

Paul Verhoeven

Paul Verhoeven is a Dutch director, screenwriter and film producer. Active in both the Netherlands and Hollywood, Verhoeven's blending of graphic violence and sexual content with social satire are trademarks of both his drama and science fiction films. He is best known for directing the films RoboCop, Total Recall, Basic Instinct, Showgirls, Starship Troopers and Elle. Verhoeven's film Turkish Delight received the award for Best Dutch Film of the Century at the Netherlands Film Festival.