A true story about a Flemish resistance warrior.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Werner De Smedt ... Gaston
Mapi Galán ... Veronique
Stuart Laing ... Harry
Oliver Windross ... Doug
... Major Smith
Christian Crahay ... Hachez
... Nicky
Lukas Smolders ... Louis
... General James
Marilou Mermans ... Farmer's wife
René van Asten ... Van der Waals
... Miep Visser
Stefan Perceval ... German soldier
Gert Jan Dröge ... Cohen
Serge Marechal ... Frenchman
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Gaston Vandermeerssche is a young, resourceful Flemish action hero of the Belgian resistance during World War II: he coaches surviving allied pilots trough occupied Belgium and France to Spain so they can regain England, each time a dangerous adventure as their poor mastery of local languages and customs add to the ever-present risks of trying to outsmart the Nazi troops and Gestapo agents. After a mess-up in the coordination from London he himself gets caught by the dreaded secret police for ruthless interrogation... Written by KGF Vissers

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A Story of Courage and Betrayal

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Drama | History | Romance | War

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23 October 1997 (Netherlands)  »

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Gaston háborúja  »

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A very beautiful film about the Resistance during the second World war.
26 June 2001 | by See all my reviews

1942. The young person and the idealist Werner of Smedt, member of the Belgian resistance, is in charge of escorting to Barcelona two British pilots, Stuart Laing and Oliver Windross, whose plane was shoots down. During this time, in London, the Allies prepare a landing in Netherlands and decide to implant on the spot Resistance fighters' new network, which will be steered by Werner De Smedt. An ambitious and deeply moving work, which evokes the strategic stakes in the Resistance - in defiance of the individual - during the Second World war.


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