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Return to the Hiding Place (2013)

PG-13 | | Drama, History, Thriller | 23 May 2014 (USA)
When the Nazis begin killing Jews in Holland, a group of youth fight to save the lives of the innocent.

Directors:

Peter C. Spencer, Josiah Spencer (co-director)

Writers:

Bart Gavigan, Peter C. Spencer (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Rhys-Davies ... Eusi
Mimi Sagadin ... Corrie ten Boom
Craig Robert Young ... Piet Hartog
David Thomas Jenkins ... Hans Poley
Rachel Spencer Hewitt ... Aty van Woerden
Stass Klassen ... Colonel von Laeman
Joanie Stewart ... Betsie ten Boom
Suzy Brack ... Nollie ten Boom van Woerden
Josh Atkinson Josh Atkinson ... Boris (as Joshua Patrick Atkinson)
Gary Ray Moore ... Lars (as Gary Moore)
Max Van Bel Max Van Bel ... Frans van Hasselt
Slate Holmgren ... Kris Holmstra
Louie Lawless ... Board Member
Steve Christopher ... Laurent Mathijs
Leo Wyndham Leo Wyndham ... Leo
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Storyline

Dutch Resistance fighter Hans Poley in World War II, found refuge at Corrie ten Boom's house. Hans defies the new Nazi commandant and escapes with his life. He takes refuge in Corrie ten Boom's house, which is crowded with Jewish refugees and becomes part of her teen age army. Hans gets a false identity and joins the Dutch Resistance. As the Nazis commit atrocity after atrocity, the danger for Hans and his new compatriots increases tenfold. Written by RHP Team

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Plot Keywords:

nazis | jewish | jew | nazi | world war two | See All (5) »

Genres:

Drama | History | Thriller | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence and disturbing thematic material | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The film's main character Hans, who fights against the Nazis to save Jewish lives, was actually a good friend and mentor to co-Writer and co-Director Peter C. Spencer, upon whom most of the stories and lives in the film, are based. See more »

Goofs

The SS Uniform worn by Col. Von Laeman has shoulder boards on both shoulders. The SS only wore shoulder boards on the right shoulder. See more »

Quotes

Hans Poley: You can't kill them all
Colonel von Laeman: I don't want to kill them... I want to keep them
[shows a lamp shade made from human skin of a murdered child]
Colonel von Laeman: Forever
[shows off the birthmark Hans recognises it belonging to a Jewish boy neighbor]
Colonel von Laeman: Forever
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Alternate Versions

RETURN TO THE HIDING PLACE, US version - has drastic changes from the 2011, UK version. It is now 1:38 (instead of 2:35), includes plot re-writes and completely new full scenes, re-filming, complete re-editing, new music scoring and re-arranging. Some subplots were removed and new elaborate scenes were added to enrich this story based on true events. Half of the retained film content was drastically reduced altering the story from the original focus being on Piet Hartog and Aty to now follow the life of Hans Poley as the chronicler of the story, with a completely new surprise ending resulting in an entirely new film, soon to be released. RETURN TO THE HIDING PLACE tells the exciting story of Dutch Resistance fighter Hans Poley in World War II, who found refuge at Corrie ten Boom's house from the 1974 movie THE HIDING PLACE. Hans defies the new Nazi commandant and escapes with his life. He takes refuge in Corrie ten Boom's house, which is crowded with Jewish refugees and becomes part of her teen age army. Hans gets a false identity and joins the Dutch Resistance. As the Nazis commit atrocity after atrocity, the danger for Hans and his new compatriots increases tenfold. See more »

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Loved it! Great continuation of the Corrie ten Boom story.
14 April 2013 | by robinmcelvainSee all my reviews

I have not sat through such a riveting drama in a very long time. The movie held my interest throughout the entire viewing. The stories within this story were also very well balanced and heartfelt. Knowing this was based on a true story was captivating. It was very inspirational and the characters were wonderful in their parts. I loved this movie and have and will continue to recommend it be seen when it is released to theaters, which can not be soon enough!! It is a wonderful story of Christ's intervention in very tough times and how all can persevere. A wonderful job of directing and editing, too. Truly a God-made film! Thank you for telling this story!!


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

23 May 2014 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$36,942, 25 May 2014

Gross USA:

$45,405

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$85,698
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