The story about Riphagen, a cunning Dutch traitor during WW2 who helped Nazi round up Jews, stealing their treasures for himself. He destroyed Resistance groups, making many who pursued justice after the war look like fools.
Sigrid ten Napel,
Jeroen van Koningsbrugge
Story playing at the end of the Second World War in Holland about Andries Riphagen, who is working for the SD. He is using his position for gaining wealth by betraying Jews. A young ... See full summary »
Jeroen van Koningsbrugge,
1973. Uruguay is governed by a military dictatorship. One autumn night, three Tupamaro prisoners are taken from their jail cells in a secret military operation. The order is precise: "As we... See full summary »
Antonio de la Torre,
In 1888 Amsterdam, a stubborn violin maker and his pharmacist cousin face hardship and tragedy as they oppose the powerful businessmen who plan to force him from his house and erect a luxurious new hotel in its place.
Gijs Scholten van Aschat,
During the Nazi occupation, Amsterdam family banker Walraven van Hall enthusiastically accepts, despite brother-partner Gijs and many colleagues' reservations, to help the resistance by financing them with fake credits, for which the Dutch government in exile gives a post-war guarantee. As the war drags on, he largely exceeds the guaranteed sum and forges a coordination between resistance components, but the Germans plus collaborators set up a large operation to find and roll up the 'underground bank'. As Allied forces approach, a far larger sum is needed to pay for a massive railway strike, but the regular systems are exhausted. Walraven now devises a daring plan to liberate funds from the national bank by a complex web if forged promissory notes, but the ruthless SS is hot on their trail.Written by
Barry Atsma prepared for the role of Walraven (Wally) van Hall by having conversations with van Hall's son, Aad, who was in 82 by that time. See more »
The film contains a meeting raided by the Germans. It culminates in a huge shootout in which at least two resistance fighters are shot. These deaths never happened and furthermore the filmmakers confuse two stories: the betrayal of the later 1940-1945 Foundation and the subsequent betrayal of the National Support Fund. In reality a lawyer named Johan van Lom betrayed the resistance fighters. See more »
From a time when resistance actually meant something.
Great story, great acting, great pace. I'm ashamed to admit that I didn't know about the great people this movie is dedicated to, but this film does a great job of introducing me to this interesting part of history that shows what it takes to trully resist tyranny. Echt een fantastische film!
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