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The Rotterdam Bombing (2012)

Het bombardement (original title)
In 1940, a struggling poor young man falls for a girl who must pay a terrible price to save her mentally disabled brother by marrying a powerful shrewd businessman. Then Rotterdam Blitz, a devastating German bombardment, begins.

Director:

Ate de Jong
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jan Smit ... Vincent
Roos van Erkel Roos van Erkel ... Eva
Mike Weerts Mike Weerts ... Chris
Monic Hendrickx ... Eva's mother
Gerard Cox Gerard Cox ... Hotel manager
Koos Postema Koos Postema ... Dominee
Jobst Schnibbe Jobst Schnibbe ... Vader Eva
Michel Sluysmans Michel Sluysmans ... Wachtmeester
Steven Stavast ... Usher
Teri Tordai ... Tante Anke
Pieter Van der Sman Pieter Van der Sman ... Dirk
Thomas van Montfort Thomas van Montfort ... Duitse officier
Paul van Soest ... Willem
Tom Pilath Tom Pilath ... Feldwebel
Jelle Palmaerts Jelle Palmaerts ... Herman
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Storyline

In 1940, a struggling poor young man falls for a girl who must pay a terrible price to save her mentally disabled brother by marrying a powerful shrewd businessman. Then Rotterdam Blitz, a devastating German bombardment, begins.

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Genres:

Drama | History | War

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Connections

Referenced in De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #12.3 (2018) See more »

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Well I liked it!
31 May 2020 | by writeus-1See all my reviews

As a Brit, I found this very watchable and don't really identify with the negative comments. I welcomed this insight into the Rotterdammers experience of German invasion, enjoyed the storyline and the writing and thought the acting perfectly fine. It was a gentler take (e.g.12) which suits lockdown viewing fine.


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Official Sites:

Official site [Netherlands]

Country:

Netherlands

Language:

Dutch

Release Date:

20 December 2012 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Blitzangriff: Rotterdam 1940 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,787,158
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Color
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