Teeuwen, 54, who grew up above Hamont-Achel in Budel in North Brabant and later moved to Amsterdam, has an issue with proposing to ban artworks and names that might result in ‘petty aggression’ from universities.
In 2021, he additionally feels restricted in his creativity as a humorous man. He and different profitable comedians like Youp van ‘t Hek can now not say all of it. In no unsure phrases, he assaults “ideologists who destroy artwork.” In response to Teeuwen, “boring individuals with out expertise and creativity” are those who use individuals who have this to “cart their ideology.”
It primarily focuses on Bero Beyer, head of the Dutch Movie Fund. Teeuwen calls it “Bero Beyer, typhus lingers.” Somewhat than “delight” a director like Paul Verhoeven (Spetters, Robocop, Fundamental Intuition, Zwartboek,…), the Dutch government-funded cultural fund is engaged on subjects like variety, gender equality and illustration – let’s say tradition – to insist. Teeuwen talks about “excessive beliefs”. It’s no coincidence that he completed the whistle for Verhoeven Turks Fruit (1973).
For sure, the video that had been considered by a whole lot of hundreds of individuals sparked loads of backlash. The three-day-old video made #hansteeeuwen a preferred matter within the loopy Netherlands on Twitter. Supporters and opponents cross with swords. Actor Thijs Römer doesn’t just like the film. MEP Michel Hoogeveen of the right-wing JA21 social gathering – a breakaway from Thierry Baudt’s Discussion board for Democracy – praised Tuffin.