Frans Weisz

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Frans Weisz
Frans Weisz (1973).jpg
Frans Weisz (1973)
Born (1938-07-23) 23 July 1938 (age 84)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
OccupationFilm director
Years active1964–present

Frans Weisz (born 23 July 1938) is a Dutch film director. He has directed more than 30 films since 1964. His 1975 film Red Sien was entered into the 9th Moscow International Film Festival.[1] His film Havinck was screened in the Un Certain Regard section the 1988 Cannes Film Festival.[2] His 1993 film The Betrayed was entered into the 43rd Berlin International Film Festival.[3]

Weisz is Jewish. During the war he was hiding with his parents on a farm in Limburg. They were discovered, Frans managed to escape but his parents were captured. They were transported to Auschwitz concentration camp, his mother survived, his father did not.[4]

Selected filmography[edit]



  1. ^ "9th Moscow International Film Festival (1975)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 16 January 2013. Retrieved 5 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Havinck". Retrieved 29 July 2009.
  3. ^ "Berlinale: 1993 Programme". Retrieved 30 May 2011.
  4. ^ Frans Weisz zat ondergedoken toen de soldaten binnenvielen, KRO-NCRV, 27 January 2020
  5. ^ Frans Weisz wint Shortcutz Amsterdam Career Award Archived 13 May 2019 at the Wayback Machine (18 January 2018).

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