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In de schaduw van de overwinning (1986)

During WOII, two members of the dutch resistance share the same goal but use very different methods to reach it.

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Peter van Dijk
Edwin de Vries ...
David Blumberg
Linda van Dyck ...
Sanne
Marieke van der Pol ...
Hansje
Rijk de Gooyer ...
Vos
Ton Lutz ...
Verzetsman
Tom Jansen ...
Kohler
Hein Boele ...
Schwarz
Filip Bolluyt ...
Verzetsman Paul
Gijs Scholten van Aschat ...
Gerard
Martin Schwab ...
Martin
Hans Holtkamp ...
Chauffeur
Eric van der Donk ...
Blok
Benthe Forrer ...
Lies Blok
Diane van Kolck ...
Mevrouw Blok
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During WWII, two members of the Dutch resistance share the same goal but use very different methods to reach it. David Blumberg is a 'Schindler' like character considered by some as a traitor, by others as a hero. Peter van Dijk uses more terrorist ways to resist the German presence in the Netherlands. Written by nbosboom@hotmail.com

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Shadow of Victory  »

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Underestimated WW II movie
30 September 2004 | by (Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

A more known movie in 1986 is 'The Assault' winner of an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. The attention for this movie hides 'In de schaduw van de Overwinning' as also a very good movie. The movie sketches three ways to survive the war, 1. resistance by force (Jeroen Krabbe), 2. resistance by trying to deceiving (Edwin de Vries), 3. getting rich by dealing with both sites (Rijk de Gooijer).

The different ways of approaching the war are nicely depicted. The movie is loosely based on historic figures: Jeroen Krabbe ~ Gerrit-Jan van der Veer, Edwin de Vries ~ Friederich Weinreb. In the movie there stories are mixed, but in reality they never met. Nice movie a visit worth.


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