De aanslag

Fons Rademakers Feature film - 1986 - 155 min.

Gouden Kalf-winnaar

Beste Acteur John Kraaijkamp sr.

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Faithful adaptation of Harry Mulisch's novel reconstructs the facts concerning the assault on a Dutch national socialist during World War II, witnessed by twelve-year-old Anton Steenwijk. This led to the execution of his parents and brother. These tragic events are suppressed by Anton, but many years later they take on a new aspect when he discovers the true facts regarding the assault. Until well after the war, the incident keeps haunting Anton's life. De aanslag (The Assault) pictures how the war was experienced, during and after the period. The film won an Oscar for Best Foreign-language Film.


Director(s) Fons Rademakers
Producer(s) Fons Rademakers
Production Company
Executive Producer
Jos van der Linden
Director of Photography
Theo van de Sande
Production Design
Dorus van der Linden
Kees Linthorst
Sound on Set
Kees Linthorst
Production Country