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The Storm (2009)

De storm (original title)
During the devastating North Sea flood of 1953, a young woman and a naval officer search for her lost infant son.

Director:

Ben Sombogaart

Writers:

Marjolein Beumer (screenplay), Rik Launspach
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sylvia Hoeks ... Julia
Barry Atsma ... Aldo
Dirk Roofthooft ... Vader Julia
Monic Hendrickx ... Moeder Julia
Elsa May Averill Elsa May Averill ... Emma
Katja Herbers ... Krina
Lottie Hellingman Lottie Hellingman ... Stientje
Bas Keijzer Bas Keijzer ... Guus
Sanne den Hartogh Sanne den Hartogh ... Koos
Evert de Jager Evert de Jager ... Burgemeester Haverkamp
Betty Schuurman Betty Schuurman ... Mevrouw Haverkamp
Serge Price Serge Price ... Felix
Sarah Jonker Sarah Jonker ... Geesje
Guus Dam Guus Dam ... Job
Micha Hulshof Micha Hulshof ... Piloot Theo
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Storyline

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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Action | Drama | History

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Country:

Netherlands | Belgium

Language:

Dutch

Release Date:

17 September 2009 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

A natureza contra ataca See more »

Filming Locations:

Belgium See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR6,300,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,931,925
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Goofs

The flood happened in February, 1953, during mid-winter, when the water was a few degrees above freezing. However, the main characters spend a considerable amount of time in the water without developing hypothermia. See more »

Connections

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

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World Premiere in Vlissingen
13 September 2009 | by moviemaster71See all my reviews

We had the privilege to see this movie on his World Premiere in Vlissingen. The actual area where this took place.

It was also the start of the "Film by the Sea" film festival and the whole Dutch film world was invited.

It is a beautiful film, well done with special effects which you don't see actually and a gripping story. All the performances are believable and if you like "De Tweeling" and "Bride Fligt" from the same director then you have to see this movie ! After the screening there was a huge party and we met a lot of famous actors from the Netherlands. We had a great night ! So for me this is a 8 out of 10.

Enjoy the movie, we did !

Michel van Dam The Netherlands.


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