In person: Paul Verhoeven

Recording Date: (June 08, 2016)
Original Format: HD Video
From June 3 to 19, 2017, the Film Museum held a retrospective of the work of Paul Verhoeven (*1938) presenting 14 features and giving the opportunity to see the filmmaker in an extended conversation with the curators Alejandro Bachmann and Matthias Wittmann. In this excerpt Verhoeven talks about his experience in Hollywood with regards to the political climate at the time he made Starship Troopers (1997) in comparison to 10 years earlier when he made RoboCop (1987).