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Stronghold (1985)

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An isolated farmhouse is chosen as a hide-out by Jim and Charlie after an armed robbery. The Deleye family are forced to accept the situation under Jim's brutal domination. Badly wounded ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Hidde Maas ...
Jim
Jack Monkau ...
Charlie
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Lisa
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Deleye
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Sybil
Marc Van Eeghem ...
Hugo (as Mark Van Eeghem)
Bert Onraedt ...
Baby Ruben
Werther van der Sarren ...
Dalsum
Hans De Munter ...
Ltn. Hansen (as Hans de Munter)
Dries Wieme ...
Klipsteen
Annick Segal ...
Mevr. Dalsum
Marc Peeters ...
Autodief
Ronny Waterschoot ...
Ritmeester
Roger Meeusen ...
Korporaal
Ben Van Ostade ...
Soldaat
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An isolated farmhouse is chosen as a hide-out by Jim and Charlie after an armed robbery. The Deleye family are forced to accept the situation under Jim's brutal domination. Badly wounded Charlie, a gentle character, takes Lisa's room but keeps her baby as hostage. As the local Police close in the family's unhappiness is uncovered and the tension in the house grows as the surrounding forest becomes a battleground for army exercises. Lisa and Charlie are soon making love, Hugo is killed by Jim and the stage is set for a final and bloody shootout. Written by Backcover

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The brutal ordeal of a family held in the grip of blood crazed killers.

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14 March 1985 (Netherlands)  »

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Tune In For Lovin
Performed by Viola Wills
Music and Lyrics by Peter van Asten, Richard de Bois & Peter Schon (as Peter Schön)
Available on RCA Records
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A cult classic
31 August 1999 | by (The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

This is one of the most underrated Dutch movies ever. I just loved it. Very violent at times, but very effective. Very intense atmosphere throughout the whole movie. Maas does a fantastic job. A real creepy villain he portrays. One of my all time favorite movies. Has become kind of a cult classic in Holland.

9.5 / 10


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