Martijn Lakemeier is hoofdrolspeler in de oorlogsfilm de Oost.
Hij krijgt internationale lof voor zijn spel .
Well-known for his role in the most critically-acclaimed Dutch TV series in years, Dutch Hope, Martijn Lakemeier from The Netherlands is also the youngest winner of the Golden Calf Award for his acting debut in Winter in Wartime. He enthused the jury with his ″emotionally captivating performance” in The East by Jim Taihuttu, a film about a dark chapter of Dutch colonial history. The judges described his performance as “honest, focused and understated in his approach, instilling his character with an intense vulnerability and audacious courage at the same time” European Film Promotion
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