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A Dutch exploration team sets sail to find the North East passage to the Indies. The weather had other ideas for them.

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Catharina Plancius
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Willem Barentsz
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Petrus Plancius
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Claes
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Gerrit de Veer
Victor Reinier ...
Jacob van Heemskerck
Teun Kuilboer ...
Pieter Vos
Bas Keijzer ...
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Mads Wittermans ...
Chirurgijn
Juda Goslinga ...
Laurens
Jochum van der Woude ...
Jan Fransz
Arend Brandligt ...
Adriaan
Herman Egberts ...
Harmen
Joshua Tsukasa MacDonald ...
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Arjan Duine ...
Oene
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This fact based drama chronicles the last journey of Willem Barentsz and Jacob van Heemskerk on their search for a new passage to the Indies. Due to icy waters, they are stranded on the island of Novaya Zemlya and have to spend the winter there. The story is told through the eyes of Gerrit de Veer, an officer on the same voyage, and is loosely based on the famous diary he published in 1598 after his safe return. Written by mahajanssen

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The replica of the early 18th century Russian Shtandart was used as a stand-in for the 16th century Dutch ship De Windhond. See more »

Goofs

28 minutes in the film, the storyteller says the ship sails north on a wind from the west. The sun on port side suggests the ship sails west (noon) to north-west (sunset) - not the right direction from Holland to Nova Zembla. The sails and flag indicate wind coming in from starboard side: north to north-east. See more »

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good idea and nothing else
3 April 2012 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

a good story, great ambitions of director, a shallow movie.and everybody is innocent. because desire to create a blockbuster was so great but details are ignored. to present a page of history is not an easy mission. and it is first sin of this project. a huge mountain and an army of Liliputans. and, for make the business more complicated - usual 3 D which, in this case,a real burden. it is not a bad film but only smoke of expensive cigar.because,wanting to tell all, it fails to provide anything. old clichés, dusty characters,great adventure without any crumb of emotion. so, second sin of movie is to create expectations. the last sin - Doutzen Kroes. beautiful, charming, she is only chain for too heavy pendant.


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