Dick Maas

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Dick Maas
Dick Maas (1988).jpg
Dick Maas in 1988
Born (1951-04-15) 15 April 1951 (age 67)
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter, film producer, film composer

Dick Herman Willem Maas (born 15 April 1951) is a Dutch film director, screenwriter, film producer and film composer.[1]

Maas achieved notoriety after the success of his music videos for the Dutch band Golden Earring, including "Twilight Zone" and the controversial "When the Lady Smiles," and his films De Lift,[2] Amsterdamned[3] and Flodder in the 1980s. Maas also directed the controversial Christmas slasher Sint (Saint Nick) and an episode of the TV series Young Indiana Jones.

Personal life[edit]

Dick Herman Willem Maas[4] was born on 15 April 1951 in Heemstede in the Netherlands.

Maas is married to fellow film director Esmé Lammers, a granddaughter of Max Euwe, World Chess Champion 1935–1937.

Filmography (as director)[edit]

Music Videos[edit]


  • Adelbert
  • De overval
  • Historia Morbi
  • Idylle
  • Long distance
  • Onder de maat
  • Picknick
  • Rigor Mortis



  1. ^ "Dick Maas". The New York Times. Retrieved 2 February 2008.
  2. ^ Janet Maslin (1983). "De Lift". The New York Times.
  3. ^ Hinson, Hal (March 10, 1989). "'Amsterdamned'". The Washington Post.
  4. ^ Dick Maas (Dutch film director), ISNI. Retrieved 13 September 2016.

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