Oscar-Winning Director Rademakers Dies
The filmmaker died of emphysema in a Geneva hospital, reports
Alphonse Marie Rademakers was born in Noord-Brabant, Netherlands on Sept. 5, 1920. Rademakers began his showbiz career as an actor in Amsterdam in the war years. He later studied film in Paris and Rome under acclaimed film directors
Rademakers became the first Dutch director to be nominated for
In 1976, Rademaker also directed "Max Havelaar," which revolved around the corruption in Indonesia during Dutch colonial rule.
Although his career spanned more than 30 years, he's best known as the director of 1986's "De Aanslag (The Assault)." The film, which also won a
Rademakers final film "The Rose Garden," starred