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The Storm (2009)
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During the devastating North Sea flood of 1953, a young woman and a naval officer search for her lost infant son.

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Julia
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Vader Julia
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Moeder Julia
Elsa May Averill ...
Emma
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Krina
Lottie Hellingman ...
Stientje
Bas Keijzer ...
Guus
Sanne den Hartogh ...
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Evert de Jager ...
Burgemeester Haverkamp
Betty Schuurman ...
Mevrouw Haverkamp
Serge Price ...
Felix
Sarah Jonker ...
Geesje
Guus Dam ...
Job
Micha Hulshof ...
Piloot Theo
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A fictional story within the historical context of the disastrous flood that engulfed the Dutch coastal province of Zeeland in 1953. When their farmhouse is destroyed by the flood, teenage mother Julia gets separated from her baby boy, whom she kept hidden in a box. She is saved from drowning by a young air force lieutenant, who agrees to go help looking for Julia's little son. A near-hopeless quest ensues. Written by Swie Tio <sweet_t_prod@hotmail.com>

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€6,300,000 (estimated)
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In the movie Julia is saved by a helicopter the morning after the flood, and the wind and water are calm. In reality, a strong gale was still blowing the day after, preventing an air rescue. See more »

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Featured in De wereld draait door: Episode #5.9 (2009) See more »

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Horribly bad
28 January 2013 | by See all my reviews

Really, just read the book. I cannot even begin to compare it to this film. Bad acting, bad lines, wrong accents, and a thousand things missing in (and different to) the storyline.

The book catches the feelings and circumstances of main character Julia so well, you'll actually start feeling the same way she does and will want to pursue her goal of finding her baby even beyond the very end. The true tragedy and injustice of her situation will still hold you in it's grasp for a long time after finishing the book.

By the by, also there is more attention to the flooding and it's consequences to the people living there.

(Book is called '1953' by Rik Launspach)


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