In a Dutch village during the German occupation, a small group of badly organized resistance fighters attempt to assassinate a collaborator.

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Johan Schults
Leen Jongewaard ...
Eskens
Coen Flink ...
Hammer
Sacco van der Made ...
Ballegooyen
Hein Boele ...
Cohen
Geert de Jong ...
Mies Evertse
Liane Saalborn ...
juffrouw Schölvink
Bram van der Vlugt ...
van Dale
Bernard Droog ...
Poerstamper
Femke Boersma ...
moeder Poerstamper
Dick van den Toorn ...
Piet Poerstamper
Peter Römer ...
Kees Poerstamper
Pieter Lutz ...
Mertens
Pim Vosmaer ...
Jan Intveld
Paul Röttger ...
van Waveren
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In a Dutch village during the German occupation, a small group of badly organized resistance fighters attempt to assassinate a collaborator.

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Sylvia Kristel received no salary. She refused it, stating that the production couldn't afford her anyhow. See more »

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Excellent movie about the bungling Dutch resistance
1 January 2003 | by (Jefferson, OR) – See all my reviews

This movie gives a good insight in how a well meant act of resistance (against the German occupation in WWII) goes awry, due to incompetent and amateuristic leadership. The picture it paints of the Dutch resistance is not flattering, but it also shows how difficult it was for the well meaning members to effectively organize themselves and arm themselves against collaborators and traitors.


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