Mike van Diem

Mike van Diem
Born 1959
Sittard, Netherlands
Occupation Film director, writer
Awards Best Foreign Language Film
1997 Character

Mike van Diem (born 1959, in Sittard) is a Dutch film director.

In 1990 his short film Alaska won a Golden Calf for best short film and the Student Academy Award for best foreign student film in the drama category. In 1998 he received the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film for the film Character based on the 1938 novel Karakter by Ferdinand Bordewijk.[1]

Nowadays he directs commercials.


  1. "The 70th Academy Awards (1998) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 13 October 2015.
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