When producer Arnold Kopelson received his Best Picture Oscar for Platoon in 1986, one of his first words of thanks went out to Frans Afman for bringing him the money from the Philippines, where Platoon was filmed. But who was this Frans Afman, so important that he should be thanked so publicly? He was a man who, together with producer Dino de Laurentiis, developed a system of financing that revolutionised the business of filmmaking in Hollywood.
90’ / DCP / colour
Original title: HOLLYWOOD BANKER
Dir: Rozemyn Afman
Prod: CTM LEV Pictures
Sc: Rozemyn Afman
D.O.P.: Jeroen Simons
Completed: May 2014
Language: Dutch (English subtitles)
First feature length documentary.
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