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The Resistance Banker (2018)

Bankier van het Verzet (original title)
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In Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, banker brothers Walraven and Gijs van Hall face their greatest challenge yet when they decide to help fund the Dutch resistance.

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Joram Lürsen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jacob Derwig ... Gijs van Hall
Barry Atsma ... Walraven van Hall
Fockeline Ouwerkerk Fockeline Ouwerkerk ... Tilly van Hall
Pierre Bokma ... Meinoud Rost van Tonningen
Raymond Thiry ... Van den Berg
Matteo van der Grijn ... Huub van Schie
Jaap Spijkers Jaap Spijkers ... Cornelis Ritter
Thiemen Pelster Thiemen Pelster ... Aad van Hall
Liz Vergeer Liz Vergeer ... Attie van Hall
Miya Hageman Miya Hageman ... Mary-Ann van Hall (infant)
Lizzy Vos Lizzy Vos ... Mary-Ann van Hall (age 3)
Luit Bakker Luit Bakker ... Housemaid
Aafke Buringh Aafke Buringh ... Emma van Hall
Violette Vandervelden Violette Vandervelden ... Marleen van Hall
Fenne van Roy Fenne van Roy ... Deanne van Hall
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In Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, banker brothers Walraven and Gijs van Hall face their greatest challenge yet when they decide to help fund the Dutch resistance.

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Genres:

Biography | Drama | War

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Netherlands]

Country:

Netherlands

Language:

Dutch

Release Date:

8 March 2018 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

The Resistance Banker See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,061,737
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39:1
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Trivia

Director Joram Lürsen admitted that the movie deviates from historical reality a few times, but also stated that the screenplay was written with input from surviving family members of the real van Hall. They had the right to veto certain elements, but in the end, they agreed with most of the alterations as long as they felt that it was in van Hall's character. See more »

Goofs

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 »

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Impressive Cast and Cinematography
18 September 2018 | by pbottjenSee all my reviews

Outstanding job, Cast! I felt it was a great ensemble effort. To the film crew and set designers, beautiful work. I don't speak Dutch and enjoyed the native language and would have been disappointed to watch it in English. Turn on the subtitles and enjoy the authenticity of the real actors and not the voice-overs. Not understanding those who gave this film such low ratings. You might find that a great story, like this one, has to develop slowly and intently in order to convey the depth of the script and story line. The pace was beautifully executed. This film delivered perfectly. Thank you Netflix for bringing this to the American screen. A story that needed to be shared.


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