The story about Riphagen, a cunning Dutch traitor during WW2 who helped Nazi round up Jews, stealing their treasures for himself. He destroyed Resistance groups, making many who pursued justice after the war look like fools.
Jeroen van Koningsbrugge,
Sigrid ten Napel
The first cinema night that the film turned, almost eight thousand visitors came. After ten days, there were more than 100,000, which was a reason for obtaining a Golden Film status. Within five weeks the limit of 300,000 visitors had passed. Free Netherlands,called Bankier van verzet (The Resistance Banker) a 'historic fair of questionable alloys' because of the historical errors. For the Volkskrant, historicity was less of an issue; the film was characterized as 'exciting, simplified, but fine entertainment'. Bankier van het Verzet (The Resistance Banker) has been awarded five Golden Calves in 2018: best film, audience award, best production design for Harry Ammerlaan, best female supporting role for Fockeline Ouwerkerk and best actor Jacob Derwig. See more »
At 1:19:41, Walraven van Hall goes into a modern day telephone box made of aluminum and Plexiglas that has the word "telefoon" in a modern lower case script in white on blue Plexiglas. See more »
We all know the stories of the people who risked all to help others in WW2. This is one I was never aware of before and so when it came up on Netflix, I thought give it a go.
Stunning movie, emotional and a story for the ages and especially now with the far right on the rise. For someone to say it was too slow is crazy and I recommend this film alongside the great WW2 movies.
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