Sylvia Hoeks • The Netherlands
Shooting Stars 2011
Interview with the shooting star Sylvia Hoeks, an actress who made her national breakthrough with Jos Stelling's Duska (2007).
A model and graduate of the Maastricht Theatre Academy, Sylvia Hoeks (Maarheeze, 1983) made her national breakthrough with Jos Stelling's Duska (2007) for which she won a Best Supporting Actress Golden Calf at the annual Dutch Film Festival in Utrecht. Two years after graduation, Sylvia was cast in her first lead role in Ben Sombogaart's The Storm [+see also:
film profile] and in 2010, she starred in the title role of Rudolf van den Berg's Tirza, which was Holland’s entry for Oscar consideration this year.