Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival 2011: Rutger Hauer gets Career Achievement Award

14th April 2011, Comments 0 comments

On Imagine's opening night, April 23, worldfamous Dutch actor Rutger Hauer will not only attend the Dutch premiere of his latest film Hobo with a Shotgun, he will also be the recipient of the festival's prestigious Career Achievement Award.

According to the Internet Movie Database Hauer is currently working on his 133th film. Starting with his powerful performance in 1982's Blade Runner, he has contributed to many a genre classic. Among them: The Hitcher, Sin City and Batman Begins.


His involvement in Hobo with a Shotgun proves his ongoing supportiveness of daring young filmmakers, while the cult success of the film also shows he still has a keen eye for the right project at the right time. In Rutger Hauer the festival honours an unfaltering icon of fantastic cinema, and a versatile and fearless actor.


Imagine Career Achievement Award

2011| Rutger Hauer

2010 | Dick Maas
2008 | Tim Burton
2007 | Terry Gilliam 
2006 | Roger Corman
2005 | Ray Harryhausen
2005 | Paul Naschy
2003 | Lloyd Kaufman
2002 | Paul Verhoeven
2001 | Dario Argento
2000 | Wes Craven

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