Joram Lursen graduated in 1990 from the Netherlands Film Academy with his film De Finales which was praised both nationally and internationally and won many prizes like the Cannon Award and a Mention de Qualité of the prestigious film award the César. He directs the feature films Mijn Franse tante Gazeuse and the rewarded In Oranje, written
by Frank Ketelaar and sold to different countries. His biggest breakthrough follows in 2007, with the blockbuster All is Love (1.3 million visitors). He was rewarded with a Golden Calf for best director and best film.