Cinema for me is…
Menno in 10 frames
1. What film made you fall in love with cinema?
First love The Matrix (1999), second love The Tree of Life (2011).
2. What are the 3 best European films you have seen in the last year?
Riders of Justice, L´Evénement, Titane.
3. What does Europe mean to you?
A goldmine of history and a breeding ground for culture: would never want to leave it behind.
4. What do you like the most about your country that makes it unique?
The word ‘gezellig’, it’s Dutch culture in a nutshell.
5. Your favorite film theatre? What do you like about it?
Lumière Cinema in Maastricht: good memories and the current venue is just magnificent!
6. What is your dream job in the film industry?
If I could direct just one feature film I could die happily.
7. Which film director would you like to be?
Jonathan Glazer. To use all that talent to make more features!
8. Which film character do you most identify with?
Max in Where the Wild Things Are (2009).
9. Your favorite soundtrack or song?
10. If you had to live in a movie, which one would you like it to be?
This might be cheating, but Stop Making Sense (1984) – on a continuous loop.