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The Storm (2009)
"De storm" (original title)

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Netherlands, 1953, storms are devastating the country when a woman loses her baby and must search for it.

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Julia
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Aldo
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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 ...
Koos
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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17 September 2009 (Netherlands)  »

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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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Such a bad film!
13 October 2009 | by (Westkapelle, Holland) – See all my reviews

I hate this film. It's really awful in all his aspects. The acting sucks, the story sucks, the script sucks, the end sucks, it is a really bad bad movie! Alsot he title doesn't make any sense: De Storm. The first ten minutes of the film is about the actual storm, then the film tells a story about a mother (who acted the worst!) in search of her baby and that for 86 minutes long. Call the movie then: The Search or The Baby. I've never seen a good film produced by Johan Nijenhuis, and I really hate him. He thinks the audience is deff, dumb and blinde and writes and produces bad films and series. I think Nijenhuis is the baddest thing ever happened to Holland. So I say: Nijenhuis, you can do better, or get the hell out of showbusiness! Amen.


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