葆拉·范德厄斯特，Paula van der Oest (born 1965) is a Dutch film director and screenwriter. Her 2001 film Zus & Zo was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Paula van der Oest Paula van der oest-1493713474.jpg Born 1965 (age 52–53) Laag-Soeren, Gelderland, Netherlands Occupation Film director, screenwriter Years active 1988-present With her final exam at the Dutch Film and Television Academy, Zinderend, she won a Cannon Award in 1988. In the following years, she worked as an assistant director, until she returned in 1994 as a director. For the VPRO-series Lolamoviola she made the short movies Coma and Achilles en het zebrapad (Achilles and the Zebracrossing). With the first, she won a Golden Calf for the best television drama.