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Corrie and Betsie ten Boom are middle-aged sisters working in their father's watchmaker shop in pre-WWII Holland. Their uneventful lives are disrupted with the coming of the Nazis. ... See full summary »

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Jeannette Clift ...
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Casper ten Boom, 'Papa'
Robert Rietty ...
Willem ten Boom
Pamela Sholto ...
Tine
Paul Henley ...
Peter ten Boom
Richard Wren ...
Kik ten Boom
Broes Hartman ...
Dutch Policeman
Lex van Delden ...
Young German Officer (as Lex Van Delden)
Tom van Beek ...
Dr. Heemstra (as Tom Van Beek)
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Pastor De Ruiter
John Gabriel ...
Professor Zeiner
Edward Burnham ...
Underground Leader
Cyril Shaps ...
Building Inspector Smit
Forbes Collins ...
Mason Smit
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Corrie and Betsie ten Boom are middle-aged sisters working in their father's watchmaker shop in pre-WWII Holland. Their uneventful lives are disrupted with the coming of the Nazis. Suspected of hiding Jews & caught breaking rationing rules, they are sent to a concentration camp, where their Christian faith keeps them from despair and bitterness. Betsie eventually dies, but Corrie survives, and after the war, must learn to love and forgive her former captors. Written by Mark Hettler <markh@nstl.com>

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This film's opening prologue states: "This story is true. It is drawn from the writings and personal memories of Corrie Ten Boom, her family and others who - with them - endured the darkness." See more »

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When Corrie is viewing the dead body of Betsy, her sister, Betsy's eyelids are visibly fluttering. See more »

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Corrie Ten Boom: Years later it was learned my release came through a clerical error, what some might call a mistake. Not long after I was set free, women my age were put to death. Yes, I am Corrie Ten Boom, in my 80's now. Some questions remain but they are not to be feared. Our Heavenly Father holds all things in His hands, even our questions. As for myself in the years since Ravensbruck, the Lord has sent me to some 60 countries and I have taught to anyone who would listen, no pit is so deep that He is not ...
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Great Acting, Great True Story.
1 October 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This great movie has been largely ignored by the mainstream of Hollywood, possibly because of the hatred that Hollywood seems to want to foist upon anything Christian.

This movie shows Christian love, and furthermore, it is a true story about how a Christian family lost everything to protect Jews who were strangers to them. It shows their strugges, their imperfections, but most of all, their faith as their resource in life, and their spiritual victory over hideous evil.

A great movie. Great lives. Great truth.

Doesn't get better than this.


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